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# Title Principal Artiste Composers Lyricist / Date written Place Date recorded Matrix Label& Additional Information
594 By The Fireside New Mayfair Orchestra Ray Noble / Jimmy Campbell Reginald Connelly `32 London May 27, 1932 OB-2892-2 HMV B-4208 Songs Everybody Is Singing - Part 1. Ray Noble directing Max Goldberg, Bill Shakespeare and another (trumpets); Tony Thorpe (trombone); Laurie Payne (clarinet, alto and baritone saxophones); Bob Wise (clarinet and alto saxophone); Reg. Pink or Harry Carter, or possibly Harry Berly, who is definitely present on viola, (tenor saxophone); 3 violins; Harry Jacobson (piano); Jack Evetts (string bass); Bill Harty (drums); Al Bowlly (vocal). London, May 27, 1932.

By The Fireside

By The Fireside

(Ray Noble / Jimmy Campbell / Reginald Connelly)

New Mayfair Orchestra

In the gloaming by the fireside
With you, I'll be content
In the gloaming by the fireside
Every hour will be well spent

We'll see our hopes and dreams, dear
Like pictures in the fire
Finding in its gleams, dear
Our heart's desire

In an armchair by the fireside
Just big enough for two
We'll be happy, oh so happy
While we do as lovers do

With no-one there to notice
A little kiss or two
In the gloaming by the fireside
With you