>Turned Out Nice Again

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George Formby – ‘Why Don’t Women Like Me?’. Released on Decca in 1933. A great, bittersweet song. Despite the limitations of the recording (and George’s voice) it could stand up as a release even today. It’s even got a guitar solo. Well, a ukelele solo. Any Smiths fans will immediately know that this proto-pop gem kicked off the famous South Bank Show episode featuring the band. I’ve still got it on VHS – recorded that sunday night in 1987.

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Designer, photographer and Vespa-fixated pub bore. Born in Yorkshire, living in that London these past 20 years. Get in touch at teninchwheels@gmail.com, especially if you'd like to send me some free beer.
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One Response to >Turned Out Nice Again

  1. A F-A says:

    >TIW, you just crack me up – from Giorgio Bettinelli to George Formby in one easy leap! And it is a GREAT song! Now, can you find “When I’m cleaning windows” and link that to Debbie Harry in some way…?

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