The Worst Of It Is, I Like It



Contract letter dated 8 February
1913 in which Billy Williams and
Fred Godfrey assign the rights of
The Worst Of It Is, I Like It to
Lawrence Wright Music.

Fred Godfrey & Billy Williams — London: Lawrence Wright Music, 1913.

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Columbia-Rena 2103-AColumbia R2103-ARegal G6646-B



Billy Williams recorded two versions of this song: ca. January-February 1913 for Columbia-Rena (reissued on Regal and in the US and Canada on Columbia), and ca. November 1913 for Edison Blue Amberol.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).