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Sunday, September 24, 2006

George Formby Sings!

Georege Formby is another of those phenomena that proves the UK is another dimension. He did 22 movies and was a top box office attraction in England in the thirties. If he was American, you'd be able to pick up a box set of his work anywhere. But you can't buy a single DVD of his work at Amazon UK

There's a George Formby Society that's almost pathological in their love for him, and he has had his songs used on several U.S. TV commercials.

He had a funny face (to paraphrase Drew Friedman) and the long, protracted shots of him trying to figure out what to do with it while he strummed his banjomandolin can verge on the unnerving.

So- here's a song about ladies in woolen underwear: