Bennett Scott

Bennett Scott (1875–1930) was a writer of music hall songs. He co-wrote many songs with A.J. Mills and Fred Godfrey including Tom Costello’s "I’ve Made Up My Mind To Sail Away", Whit Cunliffe’s "Fall In And Follow Me", "One Of The B’hoys" by Mark Sheridan, "When I Take My Morning Promenade" by Marie Lloyd, "Take Me Back to Dear Old Blighty" by Florrie Forde and "Take me in a Taxi, Joe".

Prior to gaining fame as a songwriter, Bennett worked the Music Halls with a magic act.

In 1906, he and Mills founded the music publishing firm of Star Music. He was born in London in 1875.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1875

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3429 10-in. 6/1/1906 Coming through the rye, Jennie mine Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3962 10-in. 11/1/1906 If there hadn't been an apple on the tree Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3971 10-in. 11/3/1906 It's a different girl again Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20795 10-in. 10/18/1917 Ship ahoy Robert Sterling Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21055 10-in. 11/6/1917 Take me back to dear old Blighty Gitz Rice Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 3461 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1906 Coming through the rye, Jennie mine Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77391 10-in. 10/1/1917 Take me back to dear old Blighty Arthur Fields Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 30335 12-in. ca. Jan.-Mar. 1910 Sea, sea, sea George Lashwood Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 1385 10-in. approximately Sept. 1917 Take me back to dear old Blighty Joseph Philips Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 3455 10-in. Nov. 1914 Boys in khaki, boys in blue Frederick J. Wheeler Baritone vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison 3756 10-in. 5/6/1915 Make your mind up, Maggie MacKenzie Glen Ellison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4071 10-in. 8/26/1915 They all did the goose-step home Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 4429 10-in. 1/18/1916 I wonder if you miss me sometimes George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4532 10-in. 2/25/1916 Wonderful rose of love George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4688 10-in. 4/26/1916 When love creeps in your heart George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6467 10-in. between 11/12/1918 and 11/27/1918 Show me the way to your heart Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scott, Bennett," accessed August 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115221.

Scott, Bennett. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115221.

"Scott, Bennett." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115221

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