Miles' version was featured in The Rent Collectors,
an episode of the popular 1950s BBC Radio comedy series
The Goon Show, in which he appeared that week as a guest.
The Yetties recorded their version on their 1972 album
Dorset Is Beautiful.
Dung Spreader, The
Steve's album Of Predicaments And Situations.
Harris recorded a version of this song called The Thing
- the tune is the same as the old folk song The Lincolnshire
Mackrell Jugband, The
Crozier, who wrote the song, called his version The
Piddletrenthide Jugband, after the Dorset village
- The Yetties used the same title for their version.
The Plonkers relocated it as the Dibden
Purlieu Jug Band. The village name isn't sung
anyway, so it makes no difference to the song!
The Wild Colonial Bhoys
hit single Brand New Key was the original song parodied
by The Wurzels.
Grace (who wrote the parody lyrics) had a #1 hit
with Combine Harvester in 1975 in the Ireland Singles Charts.
Wild Colonial Bhoys are a duo of Irish-Americans
from Minneapolis who have parodied the parody, recording a
song called Kinky Boots - an anti-British Army version
of the song. (The Americans hate it when countries occupy
other countries - except when it's them doing the occupation,
of course. Don't you just love 'em!)
Tell I, Tell 'Ee
recorded two versions of this song (which he co-wrote) on his
albums A Parcel Of Old Crams and Trouble Over Bridgwater.
title track of their 1972 album.
On The Farm
wrote and recorded this song himself - it was issued on an album
and as a single.
Up Thy Zider
appears on the album Foster & Allen's Greatest Hits.
It has a slightly different title Drink Up The Cider
(sic) and the lyrics are slightly altered - for example,
in the chorus they sing "We'll knock the milkmaids
over...". Rather than Adge Cutler as composer, their
version is credited to "Hurley, Cassidy" -
presumably the slight differences in the words and title were
considered enough to justify their claim to authorship - I wonder
if Adge's lawyers would agree, though...?!
original for this parody was an instrumental I Was Kaiser
Bill's Batman, issued on Deram in 1967. As this
was an instrumental, The Wurzels were credited for their new
Tawney wrote this song, and sung it on his album In
Port accompanied by The Yetties, who also recorded
their own version without Cyril!
song was apparently from a stage show.
song appeared on an album By The Time I Get To Phoenix.
by the popular TV comedian, this was a hit for him in 1963.
Am A Cider Drinker
original of this song Paloma Blanca was written
by George Baker (under his real name), and was a hit
for both him and Jonathan King.
Couldn't Spell !!*@!
The Sham & The Pharoahs
far as I can tell, Sam The Sham's August 1968 version
was the original of this song, predating Adge Cutler's.
Fred Wedlock's came later.
Wish I Was Back On The Farm
Formby's original version appeared in a 1940 film. The
Yetties recorded it as an album track in the 1970s.
Yer 'And On Yer 'Alfpenny
appeared on their live album The Fivepenny Piece On Stage.
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
Diamonds original version was a hit in the late 1950s. Wayne
Fontana's was a 1960s beat cover.
was recorded by the famous bandleader on an album.
Makem & Liam Clancy
album track by the Irish duo.
is an old song - Fred Wedlock's version is considerably
different from the others.
the musical Oliver!
Lionel Bart's phenomenally successful musical stage show
Oliver! (based on Dickens' Oliver Twist),
which was later made into a popular film (1969). Both the original
cast of the stage show's version and the film soundtrack version
are available on record.
album track recorded by The Yetties.
With No Beer
Dusty's original hit version of this was followed by a sequel
The Answer To A Pub With No Beer. The Dubliners'
version appeared on an album.
Ford's version of this song appeared on an album. The
Yetties' version was titled Bandy Bertha's Birthday.
Night At The Crown
as a 1968 single by the then-popular impressionist.
top ten hit for Pat Boone on both sides of the Atlantic
Got'n Where Thee's Cassn't Back'n, Hassn't?
Fred's album The Folker.
original version of this song was The Pushbike Song
- a big UK hit for this Australian band in early 1970s.
surprisingly (since they're from Ireland) The Wolfetones'
version of this song is sung in an Irish style - they've even
added their own sing-along chorus! The Yetties' version
is available on one of their CDs.
Wedlock's version of Adge's homage to Bristol
appears on a "mini-LP" (i.e. a 7-inch one!) about
the city's sounds and culture.
Wurple-Diddle-I-Do Song (The Village Band)
set his own words to this old German tune known as Dorfmusik
(Village Music). There must be many other versions but this
is the only one I've found so far.
original of this song was Lily The Pink, a number
one UK chart hit for The Scaffold in the late 1960s.