Mudcat Café message #2705093 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: GUEST,Crowdercref
20-Aug-09 - 07:43 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
The British Library has the song attributed to Fred Heatherton in an edition of 1944.

Unsubstantiated rumours give it a slightly earlier genesis, but not before 1940.

Among others, Breeze/Cotton recorded it on Decca F 9149 in 1949