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George Formby

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His early performances were taken exclusively from his father's act, including the ... Booth was a successful music hall comedian and singer who performed under the .... is a series of songs by ...

Kingston Ukulele Society - Songs - 1960's

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Kingston Ukulele Society - Songs - 1960's. ... (play along video); Comedy Tonight Written by Stephen Sondheim, 1962, for the musical A Funny Thing Happened ...

Tiny Tim - Singer - Biography.com

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Singer and ukulele player Tiny Tim found fame fame through the '60s hit 'Tip-Toe ... a singer and guitar/ukulele player in 1960s Greenwich Village before making guest ... His wedding to his fiancée Miss Vicki on The Tonight Show also drew the most ... He also played at talent shows and parties, often using different names.

The 100 Best - Mislaid Comedy Heroes

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One of Shakespeare's comedy actors, Kemp played all the top comic roles for The ... The father of mime and physical comedy, Deburau performed his comedy ... for an acrobatic Big Boot dance routine that was the perfect comedy act for the .... 23 comedy albums, 5 films and more TV appearances during the 1960s than any ...

This Day in Country Music.com

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Although his impact is generally forgotten today, he played a major role in promoting ... lead singer on most of the recordings of the historic Carter Family act in the .... songwriter, comedian and guitarist popular in the late 1940s and 1950s but .... of the chief architects of the 1950s and 1960s Nashville sound in country music ...

RollofHonour2004 - Grand Order of Water Rats

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But within a short time there were dozens of similar copy-cat acts. ... In 1950 he toured South Africa with a Star Studded London Palladium ... The programme went on to say: 'This diminutive lithe comedian with feet as sparkling as his comedy, ... His father, a former naval officer became a coal miner and a drunk and died ...

Those Four Irresistible Strings - The New York Times

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Aug 8, 2008 ... Tiny Tim had a 1968 hit with his ukulele version of “Tiptoe Through the Tulips With Me,” which played as something of a parody of 1950s earnestness, and ... When Mr. Beloff, a former associate publisher of Billboard magazine, became ... It delivers a similar message to the 1960s peace anthem “Give Peace ...

The last days of Tiny Tim | Balder and Dash | Roger Ebert

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Apr 12, 2011 ... Throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, Tiny Tim developed ... (The comedian Groucho Marx also used this song as part of his own act, ... In 1986/87 he starred as a ukulele-playing psycho clown in the cult .... He had three of the former in marriage, and thousands of the latter ... Played the Royal Albert Hall.

T - Thomas Pynchon Wiki | Inherent Vice

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Apr 24, 2010 ... American vaudeville and comedy act of the early to mid–20th century best ... as a vehicle for the Who's former roadie, John "Speedy" Keen's songs. ... Townsend played bass under the pseudonym Bijou Drains; "Something in the Air" 356 ... was an American singer, ukulele player, and musical arch...

Montanas - 1960s pop group from Wolverhampton - Brumbeat

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In the mid to late 1950s the piano was always a fixture in the parlour of virtually ... Jake found a ukulele one day whilst rummaging around in the loft of his parents home. ... The first incarnation of The Montanas had comprised ex Dudley Grammar ... "having a vocal and comedy act in a class along with The Barron Knights ...

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IMDb: Most Memorable Supporting and Bit Players -- Male (Golden ...

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Apr 23, 2011 ... With the advent of sound Hale played leads in a few films, but soon ... Mexican character actor who achieved his greatest success in U.S. .... of the top cinema character actors in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. .... Contrary to his familiar image , Clarence Kolb started out as one half of a vaudeville comedy act, ...

IMDb: My Favorite or Most Admired Comedy Actors in Movies - a list ...

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Dec 20, 2011 ... Best known for his work in slapstick comedy and detective ... In 1938, she made her professional debut as part of a nightclub act called "The Revuers". .... During that time, he played in a number of interesting films, but stardom was elusive ..... One of America's most popular actresses in the 1950s and 1...

George Formby's misery at hands of his frigid, domineering wife ...

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Mar 15, 2011 ... Like the comedian Norman Wisdom in the 1950s, he played on the British love of the ... around, corny jokes and repetitive strumming of his ukulele ... racing, George decided to try his luck by performing his father's old act on stage. ..... Katy Perry invites former friend Taylor Swift to her pre-Grammy party after ...