According to the London Daily Mail
of January 11, 2012, this was the first Lionel Bart song ever published, and earned him the princely sum of 25 guineas. It was recorded for The Billy Cotton Band Show
, a radio program broadcast on the BBC. Bart, who was born Lionel Begleiter, was a composer of songs and musicals. His most famous work is the 1959 production Oliver!
Alexander Baron - London, England