George Formby

Ultimate Collection

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Except for a pair of mammoth JSP sets, The Ultimate Collection is the next best place to get all the best of one of Britain's favorite entertainers, George Formby. His three best-known performances -- "Leaning on a Lamp Post," "Delivering the Morning Milk," "When I'm Cleaning Windows" -- are here in all their leering yet innocent splendor, along with second-rank favorites like "It's Turned Out Nice Again," "Sitting on the Ice in the Ice Rink," "With My Little Stick of Blackpool Rock," and "Banjo Boy" (It's best to skip over the regrettable ethnic caricatures "Hindoo Man" and "Mr. Wu's a Window Cleaner Now," although the latter furnished Big Audio Dynamite with a sample source for Megatop Phoenix.) And although two discs is more than enough Formby for most everyone, The Ultimate Collection is also very affordable.

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