Fred Godfrey & Billy Williams, 1913.
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Billy Williams recorded five versions of this song: ca. January-February
1913 for Columbia-Rena, ca. March 1913 for Edison Blue Amberol, ca. March-April
1913 for Favorite,, ca. June 1913 for Homophon, and ca. June 1913 for
Pathé. Reissues appeared on several other labels.1
1 For comprehensive discographies of recordings by Billy Williams, see Brian Rust, British Music Hall on Record (Harrow, UK:
Gramophone, 1979); and Frank Andrews and Ernie Bayly, Billy Williams’ Records: A Study in Discography (Bournemouth, UK:
Talking Machine Review, 1982).