British Music Hall and Variety Songs
Welcome to Windyridge CDs for original British music hall and variety songs and monologues.
on CD and MP3 Download
We re-issue old songs of the music-hall taken from original performances on 78rpm gramophone disc records and phonograph cylinders. You can buy CDs online and by post.
Selected Albums and tracks are also available as
downloads - look for the logo on the CD album page.
The old songs on the original recordings date from the Victorian and
Edwardian musichall and vaudeville eras through to the Variety performances of the
1930s and 40s.
Artists whose work is re-issued include Dan Leno, Gus Elen, Harry Champion, Alfred Lester, Ben Albert, Billy Williams, Florrie Forde, Marie Lloyd, Bransby Williams, Mark Sheridan, George Formby Snr., Little Tich, George Lashwood, Harry Lauder, Ella Shields, Wilkie Bard, Whit Cunliffe, Vesta Victoria, Albert Chevalier, Lily Morris, Vesta Tilley, George Robey, Nellie Wallace, Billy Merson, Ella Retford, Sam Mayo, Clarice Mayne, Hutch, G H Elliott, Randolph Sutton, Max Bacon, Norman Long, Charlie Higgins, Tessie O'Shea, Max Miller, Douglas Byng, Will Fyffe, Vivian Foster, Flotsam and Jetsam, Leslie Sarony, Sandy Powell, Gracie Fields, Elsie and Doris Waters, Billy Bennett, Dorrie Dene and many other music hall and vaudeville performers.
A full CD listing is available here. With more than 120 albums featuring nearly 3000 tracks, you are sure to find plenty of interest.
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For the Christmas Season
Welcome to our Christmas Selection
with two special CDs:
The Jovial Christmas CD takes us on a journey through the Christmas Celebrations, from the first preparations of Jack Pleasants who is "Learning a song for Christmas" to Will Fyffe's New Year, by way of Max Miller's Christmas Dinner. There are songs, recitations, visits to the pantomime and ghost stories, all recorded between 1907 and 1931.
Also available is the Jolly Old Christmas CD which includes festive tracks from some of the top acts of the 1930s and 1940s.
All audio clips and downloads from this site are licensed under OLE-006692.
© W J Clark (2001 - 2013) - This site last updated - 27 November 2013.