I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE - Parts & Score, LIGHT CONCERT MUSIC, NEW & RECENT Publications
Availability Available Published 1st July 2020
Cat No.JM105417 Price
£37.20 Composer: Joahn A Glover-Kind Arranger: Graham Robinson Categories: LIGHT CONCERT MUSIC, NEW & RECENT Publications
Duration = 02.35
Degree of difficulty = C
"I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside" is a popular British music hall song. It was written in 1907 by John A. Glover-Kind and made famous by music hall singer Mark Sheridan who first recorded it in 1909. It speaks of the singer's love for the seaside, and his wish to return there for his summer holidays each year. It was composed at a time when the yearly visits of the British working-class to the seaside were booming.
It was, for a long time, used as a signature tune by Reginald Dixon MBE, who was the resident organist at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool between 1930-70.