Various - Music Hall - Absolutely Essential (CD)

Various - Music Hall - Absolutely Essential (CD)
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60 tracks culled from the archive make up this wonderful celebration of the British Music Hall featuring all of the superstars of the genre, who perform comical, cautionary tales, and topical songs from the day.

Though times have changed, many of these songs were considered daring and saucy when first recorded in the 1920s - 1940s.

Tracklisting:

  1. Marie Lloyd - A Little Of What You Fancy Does You Good
  2. Harry Champion - Any Old Iron?
  3. Charles Penrose - The Laughing Policeman
  4. Billy Williams - When Father Papered The Parlour
  5. Florrie Forde - Down At The Old Bull And Bush
  6. George Robey - Quite Alright!
  7. Albert Chevalier - My Old Dutch
  8. Lily Morris - Only A Working Man
  9. Tessie O'Shea - Nobody Loves A Fairy When She's Forty
  10. Gus Elen - If It Wasn't For The 'Ouses In Between
  11. George Formby - Why Don't Women Like Me?
  12. Sir Harry Lauder - I Love A Lassie
  13. Flanagan And Allen - (We're Gonna Hang) The Washing On The Siegfried Line
  14. Charles Coborn - Two Lovely Black Eyes
  15. Billy Merson - The Spaniard That Blighted My Life
  16. Billy Bennett - She Was Poor, But She Was Honest
  17. Gus Elen - A Nice Quiet Day
  18. George Robey - I Stopped! I Looked! I Listened!
  19. Beatrice Lillie - The Yodelling Goldfish
  20. George Formby - With My Little Stick Of Blackpool Rock
  21. Charles Coborn - The Man Who Broke The Bank At Monte Carlo
  22. Ella Shields - Burlington Bertie From Bow
  23. George Formby - Leaning On A Lampost
  24. Harry Champion - I'm Henery The Eighth, I Am
  25. Gracie Fields - The Biggest Aspidastra In The World
  26. Arthur Askey - The Bee Song
  27. Lily Morris - Don't Have Any More, Missus Moore
  28. Norah Blaney - Oh!, Mr. Porter!
  29. Eugene Stratton - The Lily Of Laguna
  30. Florrie Forde - Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly?
  31. George Formby - Chinese Laundry Blues
  32. Will Fyffe - I Belong To Glasgow
  33. Max Miller - Cheeky Chappie
  34. Gus Elen - ' Arf A Pint Of Ale
  35. Flanagan And Allen - Down Forget-Me-Not Lane
  36. Stanley Holloway - The Lion And Albert
  37. Sir Harry Lauder - Keep Right On To The End Of The Road
  38. George Robey - What Was There Was Good
  39. Marie Lloyd - A Coster Girl In Paris
  40. Billy Bennett - The League Of Nations
  41. George Formby - When I'm Cleaning Windows
  42. Marie Lloyd - When I Take My Morning Promenade
  43. Vesta Victoria - Waiting At The Church
  44. Harry Champion - Boiled Beef And Carrots
  45. George Robey - It's The First Time I've Ever Done That
  46. Flanagan And Allen - Run, Rabbit, Run
  47. Jack Buchanan - Everything Stops For Tea
  48. Lily Morris - The Wives Of Commercial Travellers
  49. Gus Elen - It's A Great Big Shame
  50. Lily Morris - Because He Loves Me
  51. Will Fyffe - I'm 94 Today
  52. Leslie Sarony - Ain't It Grand To Be Blooming Well Dead
  53. Hetty King - Fill 'Em Up
  54. Sir Harry Lauder - A Wee Deoch And Doris
  55. Billy Bennett - Daddy
  56. Gus Elen - Wait Till The Work Comes Round
  57. The Western Brothers - The Old School Tie
  58. VestaTilley - Jolly Good Luck To The Girl Who Loves A Soldier
  59. Albert Whelan - The Preacher And The Bear
  60. George Formby Senior - Grandfather's Clock

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