Famous Australian bass bariton who made some 1300 recordings in half a century time, selling over 25 million records under 20-some aliasses on different labels simultaniously.
Julie Andrews [the only female version in the list, while it's been written from a female perspective]
Eagles [UK; as Come On Baby (To The Floral Dance)]
Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band [n°2 UK and a big hit all over Europe]
Terry Wogan [hit UK; later in film Brassed Off ('96)]
Dingetje & Koor Diplomatiek [as De Vaandeldrager]
Song about the Furry Dance in Helston, Cornwall. Words were probably autobiographical, the music was based upon an old Cornish air. Spring song celebrating the season the Titanic went under.