Fred Godfrey (17 September 1880 – 22 February 1953) was the pen name of Llewellyn Williams, a World War I songwriter. He is best known for the songs "Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty" (1916) and "Bless 'Em All" (1917), a 1940s hit recorded by George Formby that can be found on many war films.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 17th, 1880 (Swansea), Died February 22nd, 1953 (Pinner)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, arranger, composer, lyricist
Recordings (Results 26-27 of 27 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||6485||10-in.||between 12/2/1918 and 12/11/1918||'Twas an old fashioned song||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Edison||7226||10-in.||3/18/1920||Come back to Ireland and me||Talbot O'Farrell||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Godfrey, Fred," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114458.
Godfrey, Fred. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114458.
"Godfrey, Fred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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