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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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Formby Beachis ideal for families, with a large car park, picnic areas and waymarked paths to the beach, dunes and woods.
Formby used the same jokes, characters and songs as his father in his early career, but took a new direction in 1923 when he bought a ukulele and married fellow performer Beryl Ingham.
Formby from are Teenagers from traditionally non-golfing families wore their favourite teams' football kits as they enjoyed a range of golf games and activities.
It stated that Formby died at his St Annes, Blackpool, home on March 6, 1961, aged only 56.
He described the UB3 - Formby owned three of them - as "the Stradivarius of the ukulele world".
Terry was a member of the Brum branch of The George Formby Society and wasn't long leaning on a lamppost when the uke came up for sale.
Gateshead started slowly, which allowed Formby to take control of the game.
Formby charts George Formby's rise from awkward stable boy to one of Britain's biggest stars.
George Formby, even long after his death, is still such an instantly recognisable character that you have to work hard to try to recreate his sound, physicality and way of being.
Tonight will see up to 100 people at the year's first meeting of the George Formby Society, at Connah's Quay Labour Club.
It has the words G Formby and Wigan on the case and a George Formby plate on the peghead.
Radianz today announced the appointment of Kevin Formby as its head of U.