George Formby

10 Songs: Tuesday, November 4th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | November 3, 2015

The biggest UK star of the 1930s, a comedic actor and singer was a heartfelt somewhat gormless working class tramp without the screech of a Jerry Lewis or the pathos of a Charlie Chaplin. And, of course, he was a musician. This is “wonderful, marvelous and beautiful”, with a syllable clipping chorus that he takes at double time the last time around. Plus a ukulele coda.