The Absolutely Essential Collection (3CD)

George Formby

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3
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In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Easy Listening
Label
Big 3
Released
November 24, 2017

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

60 humorous tunes from the ever popular singer-songwriter, film star and comedian from 30s and 40s England who was the highest paid UK entertainer in his time. He was a huge influence on entertainers that followed including The Beatles who name-checked him in song. He is also an inspiration for budding ukelele players.

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Key Value
Catalogue number BT3169
Barcode 0805520131698
Number of items 3
Packaging type Digipak
Imported No
Weight 290g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. When I'm Cleaning Windows -
2. Why Don't Women Like Me? 03:09
3. Sitting On The Ice In The Ice Rink -
4. Levi's Monkey- Mike 03:02
5. With My Little Ukelele In My Hand -
6. As The Hours And The Days And The Months And The Years Roll By 03:00
7. Swimmin' With Wimmin' -
8. The Wedding Of Mr Wu -
9. Baby 02:57
10. Believe Or Not 02:45
11. You Can't Keep A Growing Lad Down 03:01
12. It's No Use Looking At Me 02:53
13. There's Nothing Proud About Me 02:43
14. Madame Moscovitch 02:49
15. Fanlight Fanny -
16. Share And Share Alike -
17. Pleasure Cruise 02:48
18. The Isle Of Man 02:42
19. Riding In The TT Races -
20. A Farmer's Boy 03:08

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Chinese Laundry Blues -
2. Sitting On The Sands All Night 02:39
3. Oh Dear Mother -
4. With My Little Stick Of Blackpool Rock -
5. Hindoo Man -
6. The Lancashire Torreador -
7. My Plus Fours 02:59
8. Easy-Going Chap 02:55
9. I Don't Like 02:41
10. Biceps, Muscle, And Brawn 02:45
11. Hi-Tiddly-Hi-Ti- Island -
12. You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming 03:02
13. Like The Big Pots Do 02:38
14. I Blew A Little Blast On My Whistle -
15. Springtime's Here Again -
16. Noughts And Crosses 03:16
17. Mother, What'll I Do Now? 02:52
18. In My Little Snapshot Album 02:30
19. Our Sergeant Major -
20. They Can't Fool Me 02:40

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. Leaning On A Lampost -
2. I Wonder Who's Under Her Balcony Now -
3. It's Turned Out Nice Again -
4. Hitting The High Spots Now 02:30
5. It's A Grand And Healthy Life -
6. I'm Making Headway Now 02:50
7. I Couldn't Let The Stable Down 02:33
8. The Lancashire Hot Pot Swingers 03:16
9. Grandad's Flanelette Shirt -
10. The Wu's A Window Cleaner Now -
11. Count Your Blessings And Smile 02:44
12. Oh, Don't The Wind Blow Cold 03:01
13. On The Wigan Boat Express 03:02
14. On The Beat 03:15
15. Bless 'Em All 02:58
16. I Wish I Was Back On The Farm 02:37
17. Delivering The Morning Milk 02:50
18. Auntie Maggie's Remedy 03:19
19. You're Everything To Me 03:30
20. Andy The Handy Man 02:45