Formby


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Formby

(ˈfɔːmbɪ)
n
(Biography) George. Real name George Booth. 1904–61, British comedian. He made many musical films in the 1930s, accompanying his songs on the ukulele
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With its coastal location, as well as its wildlife and nature reserve, Formby makes a great base for a day out
That's how the head of Warner Bros UK described singersongwriter and actor George Formby in 1934.
The 2010 winner spent time at the Golf Foundation's National StreetGolf Championship Final, which was held at Formby Hall.
I AM writing with reference to the article 'George Formby banjo sells for PS28,000' in the Sunday Mercury published last week, by Mike Lockley.
IT turned out nice again for one George Formby fan who has forked out PS28,500 at auction for the funnyman's famed ukele.
Now, George Formby has collectors hot under the collar again - as one of his ukeleles could sell for PS70,000 at a Midland auction.
GATESHEAD HC's men's first XI lost 6-2 to Formby in the North Hockey League.
FOLLOWING successful tours in 2012 and 2013, Ewan Wardrop's Formby returns for a 25-venue national tour this year.
THE spirit of George Formby lives on North Wales, where every month fans gather to celebrate his music.
A BANJO-ukulele thought to have been played by George Formby is going under the hammer, it emerged yesterday.
But members of the George Formby Society claim it is very unlikely, as most of the instruments he used professionally have been accounted for.