Allan Francis Smethurst. The Singing Postman. Walshaw, Lancashire, England. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "The Singing Postman's Year" on Discogs. The Singing Postman was Allan Smethurst, an English folk singer and postman. He is best known for his self-penned novelty song, "Hev Yew Gotta Loight, Boy? Singing Postman - Singing Postmans Year - Music. The Singing Postman discography and songs: Music profile for The Singing Postman, born 19 November Cover art: The Singing Postman's Year. Allan Smethurst, the man who would become known as The Singing Postman, was born at Bury, Lancashire on Novem. When he was two years old. It was written and presented by the Norfolk-born writer D.J. Taylor. Each year there is celebration of the Singing Postman's life and works - held at the. The Singing Postman – The Singing Postman's Year. £ Format: LP. Catalog number: SP/ Label: Ralph Tuck Promotions Ltd. Country: United Kingdom.