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Ella Retford - My Girl Up North (CDR28)

Ella Retford CD
Ella Retford was a vivacious comedienne and a Principal Boy in Pantomime. She was the originator of a number of well known songs, including She’s a Lassie from Lancashire. She was born in Sunderland, and a number of her songs such as Yorkshire, One of us and We’re all North Country Lads and Lassies have a "Northern" feel to them. Other songs on this 26 track CD are of particular topicalities, such as Take me on the Flip Flap which relates to an amusement ride popular in 1908.
Track Listing:
She’s a Girl up North, She’s a Lassie from Lancashire, Take me on the Flip Flap, Carolina Brown from China Town, Mr Wright you’re wrong, Mr McKie, Mary, Don’t you come from Spain, Mary Ellen, t’Isle of Man, I’m looking for Grahame White, Molly Molloy, I wonder if you miss me sometimes, I like your Apron and Bonnet, Some of these Days, I want no other Girlie, Yorkshire, One of us, Take a little bit off if you want to get on, You made me love you, You wouldn’t know the old place now, Popsy Wopsy, Sammy come over here, Who paid the rent for Mrs Rip Van Winkle, We’re all North Country Lads and Lassies, Under the Honey Moon, I was a Good Little Girl, I’d like to bring my Mother, Bungalow in Borneo - more track info . . .

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