Maurice Scott  (1878-1933)
Last updated: 30.01.24
All that can presently (July 2021) be gleaned about Maurice Scott from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that he has 13 works published between 1901 and 1911.
He is known to be the brother of Bennett Scott. One of his best remebered works is I've Got Rings on My Fingers (1909), published by T.B. Harms & Co., New York, USA and which was sung by Ellaline Terriss.
Surfers are welcome to contribute any further information about this composer.
  Title (Release Year) Co-Author(s) Performers Issue
         
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cylinder15.gif Ayesha, My Sweet Egyptian (1909) Herbert Payne Edison Standard Record: 10125
cylinder15.gif Questions (1910) Edward M. Favor Edison Amberol: 470
cylinder15.gif Keep on Swinging Me, Charlie (1913) Florrie Forde Edison Blue Amberol: 23006
cylinder15.gif My Old Armchair (1910) B. Williams Edison Amberol: 12180
cylinder15.gif Girls, Study Your Cookery Books (1907c.) Florrie Forde Edison Gold Moulded Record: 13715
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Folk Music CDs:
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cd15.gif George Formby Sr. The Man from Lancashire No.1
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Follow Me, Girls Maurice Scott (music)
F.J. Barnes (co-author)
R.P. Weston (words)
Whit Cunliffe (perf.)
 
url15.gif Girls, Study Your Cookery Books Maurice Scott (music)
Joe Burley (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
 
url15.gif Here Comes Oxo Maurice Scott (music)
Weston (words)
Barnes (words)
Billy Williams (perf.)
 
url15.gif It's a Marvel 'ow 'e Doos It But 'e Do Maurice Scott (music)
Charles Cornell (words)
Gus Elen (perf.)
 
url15.gif I've Got Rings on My Fingers Maurice Scott (music)
R.P. Weston (words)
F.J. Barnes (words)
Ellaline Terriss (perf.)
 
url15.gif Nice Quiet Day, A Maurice Scott (music)
Eustace Baynes (co-author)
Edgar Bateman (words)
Gus Elen (perf.)
 
url15.gif One of ''The Boys'' Maurice Scott (music)
Fred J. Barnes (words)
R.P. Weston (words)
George Formby Sr. (perf.)
Joe Elvin (perf.)
Nellie Farren (perf.)
Lionel MacKinder (perf.)
 
url15.gif Since I Had a Go at My Dumb-Bells Maurice Scott (words & music)
George Formby Sr. (perf.)
 
url15.gif Swing Me Higher, Obadiah Maurice Scott (music)
Alfred E. Rick (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
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url15.gif They Can Do Without Us Maurice Scott (words & music)
Whit Cunliffe (perf.)
 
url15.gif You 'ave Made a Nice Mess of It Maurice Scott (music)
Joe Burley (words)
Gus Elen (words)
Gus Elen (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
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I've Got Rings on My Fingers (1909) M. Scott (music)
R.P. Weston (words)
F.J. Barnes (words)
Piano, Voice Greer
Kirk
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pdf15.gif Swing Me Higher, Obadiah (1907) M. Scott (music)
Alfred E. Rick (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 21 works by Maurice Scott (1878-1933). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Nice Quiet Day, A 1901 Eustace Baynes (co-author)
Edgar Bateman (words)
Gus Elen (perf.)
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It's a Marvel 'ow 'e Doos It But 'e Do 1902 cornellc1 (words)
Gus Elen (perf.)
 Pub.
Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares 1905 R.P. Weston (words)
Fred J. Barnes (words)
Ada Reeve (perf.)
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You Tell Me That You're Going to Wed a White Man 1905 R.P. Weston (words)
Amy Clevere (perf.)
 Pub.
Girls, Study Your Cookery Books 1907 Joe Burley (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
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One of ''The Boys'' 1907 Fred J. Barnes (words)
R.P. Weston (words)
Joe Elvin (perf.)
Nellie Farren (perf.)
Lionel MacKinder (perf.)
George Formby Sr. (perf.)
 Pub.
Swing Me Higher, Obadiah 1907 Alfred E. Rick (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
 Pub.
Ayesha, My Sweet Egyptian (w&m) 1909 Herbert Payne (perf.)   cylinder15.gif
Hello, You Fellows 1909 J.P. Harrington (words)
Marie George (perf.)
 Pub.
I've Got Rings on My Fingers 1909 R.P. Weston (words)
F.J. Barnes (words)
Blanche Ring (perf.)
Ellaline Terriss (perf.)
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Can't You Make Room For a Little One? 1909c  wvicon.gif
Follow Me, Girls 1910 F.J. Barnes (co-author)
R.P. Weston (words)
Whit Cunliffe (perf.)
 Pub.
Here Comes Oxo 1910 Weston (words)
Barnes (words)
Billy Williams (perf.)
 Pub.
Love Is Like a Balloon (w&m) 1910 Aylmer Lee (words)
Harry Bancroft (perf.)
Rosie Lloyd (perf.)
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My Old Armchair 1910 Billy Williams (perf.)   cylinder15.gif
Questions 1910 Edward M Favor (words)
Edward M. Favor (perf.)
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Sammy Played the Saxophone 1910 Charles Wilmot (words)
Florrie Gallimore (perf.)
 Pub.
Since I Had a Go at My Dumb-Bells (w&m) 1910 George Formby Sr. (perf.)  Pub.
You 'ave Made a Nice Mess of It 1910 Joe Burley (words)
Gus Elen (words)
Gus Elen (perf.)
 Pub.
They Can Do Without Us 1911 Whit Cunliffe (perf.)  Pub.
Keep on Swinging Me, Charlie 1913 J.P. Long (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
Jen Latona (perf.)
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     Composer Title Performer
       
youtube15.jpg M. Scott I've Got Rings on My Fingers (1909) (2:32) Blanche Ring
youtube15.jpg M. Scott Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares (4:10) Ada Reeve
youtube15.jpg M. Scott The Postman's Holiday' (1932) (2:38) G. Elen
youtube15.jpg M. Scott Keep on Swinging Me, Charlie (3:08) J. Latona