Way Down Home



Words by Fred Godfrey, as “Eddie Stamper”, music by Lawrence Wright, as “Gene Williams” — London: Lawrence Wright Music, 1926.

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Curry 254-B
edison Bell Winner 4586

Listen to a 1926
Edison Bell Winner
by Stanley Kirkby
(under the pseudonym
“Walter Miller”)


Savoy Havana Band; dir. by Reginald Batten (HMV B-5152, 1926)

Barrington Hooper (Zonophone 2860, 1926)

Will Charles (Currys 254, 1926?)

Henry Burr as “Harry McClaskey” (Pathé 10065)

Stanley Kirkby as “Walter Miller” (Edison Bell Winner 4586)

Hal Christie’s Dance Orch.; dir. by Bert Firman (Homochord D-1059, 1927)

The Duophone Dance Orch.; dir. by Stan Greening (Duophone UB-2074, 1927)

The Tuxedo Dance Band; dir. by Charles “Nat” Star (Pathé Actuelle 11294, 1927)

The Regent Dance Orch.; Peter Bernard, vocal (Edison Bell Winner 4614, 1927)

Greening’s Band; Cyril Newton, vocal (Columbia 4308, 1927)


Stage Interpolations

Interpolated by Sheila May in revue The Mustard Club (1926); by Olivette Hayden in pantomime Babes In The Wood (Royal Theatre, Hyde, December 1926); by Violet Carmen in pantomime Cinderella (Empire, Sunderland, December 1926); by Nell Leslie in pantomime The Old Woman Who Lived In A Shoe (January 1927); by Doris Caroll in revue Thrills And Frills (Hippodrome, Nottingham, 1927).