Paddy Roberts (1910-1975)
Last updated: 01.09.19
p_robertsp.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, John Godfrey Owen "Paddy" Roberts was a British songwriter and singer born in Durban, South Africa.
He lived in Devon, England having previously been a lawyer and a pilot (serving with the RAF in World War II). He also flew Lockheed Constellations for BOAC in the late 1940s/1950s. His material was slightly risqué for the times. One of his most popular and amusing compositions being The Ballad of Bethnal Green.
Roberts won Ivor Novello Award,ur for song writing four times and once for services to the British Music Industry.
Roberts died in Dartmouth, Devon, England.
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cd15.gif  Paddy Roberts Tries Again   flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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youtube15.jpg A Short Song (0:28) A Short Song