"Hello, Hello Who's Your Lady friend"

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"Hello, Hello Who's Your Lady friend"

Post by Gmemg » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:55 pm

This is a great song, Popular before, During and after the Great War it's one of those songs almost everyone - even to - day seems to know at least the tune of if not the words !

The lyrics are interesting as some recordings use some verses and some others the ORIGINAL Lyrics incorporate all so there are no updated versions as i thought there were

Here are the lyrics

Jeremiah Jones a lady's man was he
Every pretty girl he loved to spoon
Till he found a wife and down by the sea
Went to Margate for the honeymoon
But when he strolled along the promenade
With his little wife just newly wed
He got an awful scare
When someone strolling there
Came up to him and winked and said,

Chorus: Hello, hello, who's your Lady friend?
Who's the little girlie by your side
I've seen you with a girl or two
Oh. Oh. Oh, I am surprised at you
Hello, Hello, stop your little games
Don't you think your ways you ought to mend?
It isn't the girl I saw you with at Brighton
Who, Who, who's your lady friend.

Jeremiah Jones took his wife's mamma one night
Round to see a moving picture show
There up on the screen a picture came in sight
Jeremiah cried, “He'd better go”
For on that picture there was Jeremiah
With a pretty girl up on his knee
Ma cried, “What does it mean?”
Then pointing to the screen
The people yelled at Jones with glee,

Jeremiah now has settled down in life
Said goodbye to frills and furbelows
Never thinks of girls except his darling wife
Always takes her everywhere he goes
By Jove, why there he is you naughty boy
With a lady too, you're rather free
Of course you'll stake your life
The lady is your wife
But tell me on the strict Q.T

Christmas pantomime was Jones's chief delight
Once he madly loved the Fairy Queen
There behind the scenes he spooned with her one night
Some one for a lark pulled up the scenes
And there was poor old Jones up on the stage
With his arms around the lady fair
The house began to roar
From Gallery down to floor
Then everybody shouted there.

Written and composed by Worton David/Harry Fragson & Bert Lee - 1913
Performed by Mark Sheridan (1867-1918)

There are many different versions here are a f ew

Harry Fragson - The Composer


Jack Charman


Stanley Kirby on Regal


Jack Charman on Homochord 4245


Military band Version Played by the Pathe Military band

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