and hundreds of others, including
the great transatlantic hit of World War Two,


Fred Godfrey’s Irish Songs

Fred Godfrey’s Scottish Songs

Fred Godfrey’s Services (War) Songs

Songs of Uncertain Authorship

Although uncredited, Fred also claimed to have had a hand in writing the great Music Hall hits
My Girl’s A Yorkshire Girl, She’s A Lassie From Lancashire,
Ship Ahoy! (All The Nice Girls Love A Sailor), and When Father Papered The Parlour.
Will the true story ever be known?

Hi, I’m Barry Norris, grandson of Fred Godfrey.
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They don’t write ’em like this anymore.


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Home page photo: The Gallery, Metropolitan Theatre, Edgeware Rd., London, ca. 1902
 (Mander and Mitchenson Theatre Collection, with permission)