Just watch the ivy on that old garden wall
Clinging so tightly what e'er may befall;
As you grow older I'll be constant and true,
And just like the ivy I'll cling to you.
With lyrics by A. J. Mills
and music by Harry Castling, this song first appeared in 1903. It’s sentimental theme of love and devotion
quickly made it a hit on the music hall boards.
These enduring themes have given the song a lasting appeal and it’s
still remembered fondly to this day.