Lyrics Sung to Popular Tunes

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The lyrics of the two songs were written to fit the music of well-known melodies. This was because there was no radio or record industry to promote new work. Music Hall performers popularised songs with easily remembered choruses which the audience could sing along with.

Written by Mike Holgate

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Title Value
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Identifier ref 126
Format   photocopy; 1135 mm x 225 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay. Babbacombe  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Lee. Torquay. Babbacombe.  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords Songsheet Brooks