December 23, 2014

Clarice Mayne (née Clarice Mabel Dulley,1886-1966), English music hall, variety theatre and pantomime singer and entertainer and her husband, James W. Tate (1875-1922), English variety artist, composer and theatrical producer
(photo: unknown, circa 1914, contemporary postcard repro by Frank Dobson, Liverpool)

‘I Was a Good Little Girl Till I Met You,’ written and composed by Clifford Harris and James W. Tate, and recorded by Clarice Mayne and ‘That’ (James W. Tate) in London in April 1916. Click here for ‘Bambola Infanta,’ an Italian version of this song, recorded in 1919 by the celebrated tenor, Fernando de Lucia.


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