Music hall songs

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Music hall songs were sung in the music halls by a variety of artistes. Most of them were comic in nature. There are a very large number of music hall songs, and most of them have been forgotten. In London between 1900 and 1910, a single publishing company, Francis, Day and Hunter, published between forty and fifty songs a month.


They number in their tens of thousands and include the following:


Peter Gammond (1971) Your Own, Your Very Own!: A Music Hall Scrapbook. London: Ian Allan