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Australia's Billy Williams


Australia's Billy Williams / Billy Williams

  • Published by Move Records [MD3077] — 1 CD
  • Purchase Price: $22.73 (Usually ships in 1-6 days) — Add to Cart
  • Library Availability: This item is not available from the Australian Music Centre Library


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One of Australia's lost superstars and known to music hall patrons as 'The Man in the Velvet Suit', Billy Williams was arguably one of the most significant entertainers of his time. Move Records with the National Film and Sound Archive have drawn together 23 songs, originally recorded between 1907 and 1914. Includes The Taximeter Car, John John Put Your Trousers On, The Kangaroo Hop, I Must Go Home Tonight and When Father Papered the Parlour. Includes an informative 24 page illustrated booklet.


Track Listing

John, John , Put Your Trousers On
The Taximeter Car
The Hobnailed Boots That Father Wore
Tickle Me, Timothy!
Put a bit of Powder on it, Father
Little Willie's Woodbines
I Must Go Home Tonight
Girls of To-day
The Land Where the Women Wear Trousers
I've Found Kelly
When Father Papered the Parlour
St Kilda
Let's Have a Song Upon the Grammophone
I Never Heard Father Laugh So Much Before
Take Me Where There Are No Eyes About
She Does Like a Bit of Scotch
Its a Grand Old Song
The Kangaroo Hop
Wait Till I'm as Old as Father
The Ragtime Wedding
There Must be Something Nice About the Isle of Man
There's Life in the Old Dog Yet


Press Quotes

“This compact disc deserves a warm welcome. Perhaps it might serve to introduce Billy Williams to a new generation of collectors and if so it will no doubt have performed an extremely useful function. Buy it!”

— John Hanna,

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