You’ve Got Me And I’ve Got You
Bennett Scott & Fred Godfrey — London: Star Music, 1914.
According to The Stage (“Song Notes,” 12 November 1914, p. 20), “Beattie and Babs are making a hit at the Ardwicke Empire with Fred Godfrey and Bennett Scott’s ‘You’ve Got Me And I’ve Got You’ [and]...Fred Barnes made a success in Hull last week with no fewer than three Star numbers [including] ‘You’ve Got Me And I’ve Got You’....These numbers will loom large in pantomime this season.” Some months later, The Stage reported that “Fred Barnes, who is at the Hippodrome, Norwich, this week, is finding [the song] as successful in the provinces as it was in London” (“Song Notes,” The Stage, 29 April 1915, p. 21).
Stanley Kirkby (Regal G-6824, 1914)
Walter Wilmott (Cinch 5381)
Sung by Fred Barnes in numerous theatres, 1914–15, including the Hippodrome, Norwich (April 1915); by Scott Barrie & His Entertainers, Victoria Pier, Blackpool (June 1915); by Beattie & Babs, Ardwicke Empire and Hackney Empire (November 1914); by Kitty Collyer in revue Passing Events, Finsbury Park Empire, London (1915); by Miss Dainty Doris & Jenny Foster in pantomime Cinderella, Lyceum, Glasgow (December 1914); by Mona Magnet and Ian McKay; by Prue Purl, Alhambra, Glasgow (July 1915); and by Bella & Jules Terry, Empire, Chatham (June 1915).