George Bastow  (1872-1914)
Last updated: 02.05.22
p_bastowg.jpgIt is surprising that so little has been written about singer, composer and music hall performer, George Bastow considering his output of sheet music and recordings. Much of the sheet music pictures him as a smock-dressed rustic as shown on the left, which was taken from the cover of Varmer Giles (1902 - music: Gilbert Wells; words: T.F. Robson) and published by Francis, Day & Hunter, London W.C.2, England. His most enduring work has to be The Galloping Major (1906) which he sang but never recorded although it was and still is covered by many others. Fred W. Leigh wrote the words and also published by Francis, Day and Hunter.
The Galloping Major is also given in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs.
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George Bastow  (1872-1914) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b0041sxx9m_m.jpgVarmer Giles
Music by: Gilbert Wells.
Words by: T. F. Robson
Perf. by: G. Bastow
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1902. Sheet Music.
     Performer CD Title Supplier
       
Folk Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Various Performers Let's All Go To The Music Hall: Vol. 2
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Beauty of the Guards Frank Leo (words & music)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif Captain Ginjah, O.T. Fred W. Leigh (music)
George Bastow (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif Galloping Major, The George Bastow (music)
Fred W. Leigh (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
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url15.gif Jimmy Brown's Essays Harry Castling (words & music)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif Jocular Judge, The Fred W. Leigh (words & music)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif Knott-Schott Duel, The George Everard (music)
A. J. Mills (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif Mary Ann She's After Me! Fred W. Leigh (words & music)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif My Husband's Left Me Again C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif She Said She Would C.G. Cotes (music)
Bennett Scott (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif She's Proud and She's Beau-Tie-Ful Fred W. Leigh (music)
George Bastow (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
url15.gif Wire In, My Lads! Fred W. Leigh (music)
Will J. Godwin (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Galloping Major, The G. Bastow (music)
F.W. Leigh (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 24 works performed by George Bastow who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg Jolly Jarge (1904) George Bastow(w&m) G. Arthurs (perf.)
G. Bastow (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Galloping Major (1906), The George Bastow Fred W. Leigh (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Jocular Judge (1912), The George Bastow(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg That Cat (1902) Harry Castling Steve McCarthy (words)
H. Bedford (perf.)
G. Bastow (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Jimmy Brown's Essays (1903) Harry Castling(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg She Said She Would (1900) C.G. Cotes Bennett Scott (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
perf15.jpg Knott-Schott Duel (1902), The George Everard A. J. Mills (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
perf15.jpg She's Proud and She's Beau-Tie-Ful (1906) Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Wire In, My Lads! (1906) Fred W. Leigh(w&m) W. Godwin (perf.)
G. Bastow (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg They Won't Know Oi Coom From the Coontry (1909) Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  Captain Ginjah, O.T. (1910) Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Mary Ann She's After Me! (1911) Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Jocular Judge (1912), The Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Ragtime Yokel (1912), The Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Galloping Major (1951), The Fred W. Leigh(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Let Us Pause (1900) Frank Leo(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg That's Their Idea of a Lady (1900) Frank Leo(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg When We Were Twenty-One (1901) Frank Leo(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Beauty of the Guards (1912) Frank Leo(w&m) G. Bastow (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Why Are You Waiting Here? (1899) Felix McGlennon C G Cotes (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg My Husband's Left Me Again (1904) C.W. Murphy Dan Lipton (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  She's a Dear Old Girl (1900) Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
J. Neat (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Varmer Giles (1902) Gilbert Wells T.F. Robson (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 13 works by George Bastow (1872-1914). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Speak Again (w&m) 1898  wvicon.gif
Waiting to Welcome Him Home (w&m) 1898  Pub.
Who Is It? "Man!" Said the Woman 1902 A J Mills (words)  wvicon.gif
I Didn't Know What to Do 1903 C. Howard (words)  Pub.
She Was Such a Nice Young Gal 1903 C. Howard (words)  Pub.
Jolly Jarge (w&m) 1904 G. Arthurs (perf.)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 Pub.
Well, I Never! So It Was! 1904 John P. Harrington (words)  Pub.
Cameron Highlander, The 1906 Albert Hall (words)
Ruth Lytton (perf.)
 Pub.
Galloping Major, The 1906 Fred W. Leigh (words)
G. Bastow (perf.)
 Pub.
Old Windmill, The 1906 A. Hall (words)  Pub.
I'd Never Been Coortin' Afore 1911 Dan Lipton (words)  wvicon.gif
Jocular Judge, The (w&m) 1912 G. Bastow (perf.)  Pub.
Our Jamie He Comes Hame To-Day 1912 Leonard Cooke (words)
Ruth Lytton (perf.)
 Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Never Been Courtin' Afore (1912) 3:47 G. Bastow
youtube15.jpg Captain Ginjah 3:09 G. Bastow
youtube15.jpg Mary Ann She's After Me (1912) 3:30 G. Bastow