Goodbye, Dolly Gray

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"Goodbye, Dolly Gray" is a music hall song, with lyrics by Will D. Cobb and music by Paul Barnes. Popularised as a Boer War anthem, it was written during the earlier Spanish–American War.

A notable early gramophone recording was made, in 1901, by Canadian singer Harry Macdonough. It featured in Noël Coward's 1931 play Cavalcade and in the movies Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Alfie (1966) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). The tune (with different lyrics) is also used in the modern day as "Good Old Collingwood Forever", the club song of the Australian Football League's Collingwood Football Club.

"Goodbye, Dolly Gray" was also recorded by Bruce Lacey and the Alberts in the 1960s, and a modern recording by Stan LePard was featured on Xbox Live Arcade game Toy Soldiers as an opening menu theme.

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