It Gives Me Further Pleasure: Further Ruminations Upon the Art of the Music Hall Chairman Plus Over Six Hundred Ready-Made Song Introductions by Michael Kilgarriff
This text represents the distillation of over 30 years experience as a music hall chairman. It provides both a source book for music hall chairmen and an historical insight into the genre, as well as over 600 song titles of the period given, together with their lyricists, composers, dates of first performance or publication and the artists who made them famous. Introductions and back announcements are given for each - some straightforward, some funny and some downright saucy! Whether researching for a music hall evening, or reading purely "for pleasure", this volume should make informative and amusing reading.