Fred Godfrey’s Greatest Hits
Here are a few more recordings to amuse you:
The great Australian baritone Peter Dawson sings Meet Me, Jenny, When The Sun Goes Down (1908).
Whit Cunliffe sings There Are Nice Girls Everywhere (1910).
The immortal Billy Williams, “The Man In The Velvet Suit,” sings Itís Mine When Youíve Done With It (1912); My Father Was Born In Killarney (1912); Giving A Donkey A Strawberry (1913); Oh, The Sailors Of The King (1913); and She Does Like A Little Bit Of Scotch (1913).
Comic singer Mark Sheridan sings What A Game It Is! Wow! Wow! (1913)
Harry Fay sings Follow The Sergeant (1915)
G.H. Elliott, “The Chocolate Coloured Coon,” sings Mammyís Mississippi Home (1920).
Lion comique Randolph Sutton sings Iíve Got One Arm Round Mary (And The Other Arm Round Her Ma) (1930).
Australian star Albert Whelan sings Skin-A-Ma-Link The Sergeant (1931)
Max Miller, “The Cheeky Chappie,” sings Everything Happens To Me (1939).
And Britain’s great star of the 1930s and 1940s, George Formby, Jr, “The Lad From Wigan,” sings The Lancashire Romeo (1939); Home Guard Blues (1942); Out In The Middle East (1942); and, from his triumphant 1947 tours of Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, Hello Canada! and On The Other Side Of The World.