Bennett Scott

Deceased Person

1875 – 1930

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Who was Bennett Scott?

Bennett Scott 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.

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Born
1875
London
Died
1930

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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