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Douglas Byng - One of the Queens of England (VAR6)

Douglas Byng CD
Douglas Byng, billed as "Bawdy, but British", was one of the top cabaret and Variety stars of the 1920s and 30s. Famous for his female impersonations, he wrote many of his songs, some of which were originally banned by the BBC. Unusually, he was particularly successful at pantomime as well as being a top cabaret artist.

28 Tracks, electrically recorded between 1928 and 1935.

Track Listing:
Things we want to know, The Cabaret Boys, The Sunday School has done a lot for me, Oriental Emma of the 'arem, Sex Appeal Sarah, She may be all that's wonderful, Lots of little things are done by Kindness, Hot Handed Hetty, Mexican Minnie, Sport, Spring, I'm one of the Queens of England, I'm Millie, a messy old Mermaid, Louisa from Pisa, At the Ball, Flora McDonald, Songs of the Shires - Hunting, Songs of the Shires - Nana of the Manor, Naughty Victorian Days, And Modern American Ways, Thank you so much Missus Lowsborough-Goodby, I'm a Mummy, Lizzie the Pre-War Flivver, Miss Otis Regrets, I'm a Tree, Naughty Nellie Gwyn, Mrs. Lot, Boadicea
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Listen to part of a sample track - Oriental Emma of the 'arem

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