FLORAL DANCE, THE

Latest update on 06/12/2010

Artist: Peter Dawson
Author: Katie Moss
Label: Zonophone/HMV
Year: 1912

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.

Covers:

1921:

Frank Oldfield

1957:

Julie Andrews [the only female version in the list, while it's been written from a female perspective]

1963:

Eagles [UK; as Come On Baby (To The Floral Dance)]

1965:

Ivy League

1977:

Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band [n°2 UK and a big hit all over Europe]

1978:

Terry Wogan [hit UK; later in film Brassed Off ('96)]

1978:

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.

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