The Girl In The Khaki Dress

Album: Music Hall Classics (1900)

Songfacts®:

  • The sheet music credits Words by J. P. Harrington, Music by Geo. Le Brunn, published by Francis, Day & Hunter, copyright 1900.
  • Usually, Marie Lloyd decoured herself in far more illustrious costumes than khaki dresses, but this song was written during the Boer War (1899-1902). Marie had toured South Africa with great success in 1896, and like other stars of the time, and later generations, she was anxious to do her bit for the war effort, as were her songwriters. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2

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