William ('Wullie') Flint Frame et al. in The Shakespeare Singing Saloon, Saltmarket, Glasgow - between 1860 and 1869

from W.F. Frame Tells His Own Story, pages 31–32:

The “Shakespeare” was the swell hall of the Saltmarket, and was forerunner of “Davie Brown’s” and the “Whitebait.” It was owned by Paddy McGowan, and there all the “stars” of the day appeared; The last proprietor was W. G. Ross, the Shakespearian comedian, whose favourite song was “The Lively Flea.” The chorus ran thus…   more >>

cite as

W.F. Frame, W.F. Frame Tells His Own Story (Glasgow), p. 31–32. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1666607137370 accessed: 26 February, 2024

location of experience: The Shakespeare Singing Saloon, Saltmarket, Glasgow


William ('Wullie') Flint Frame
apprentice engineer, boot polisher, entertainer of troops during WW1, milkman's helper […]

Listening to

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unspecified music hall songs performed by Sam Cowal
'The Lively Flea' (sung to the tune of 'The Ivy Green')
written by Henry Russell
performed by William Gribbon Ross
'The Poorhouse' performed by Hughie Leggat

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1860 and 1869
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 24 Oct 2022 11:25:37 +0100
Approved on Wed, 02 Nov 2022 15:07:13 +0000