George Formby Sr.  (1877-1921)
Last updated: 20.07.21
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This list is arranged by title and contains 31 lyrics performed by George Formby Sr.. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Animal Language Robert P. Weston (music)
Fred J Barnes (words)
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url15.gif Bells Were Ringing, The George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Father Tried It On Arthur Peel (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Frightened to Go to Sleep Again George Formby Sr. (music)
Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Funicular (Plink-Plonk) George Formby Sr. (words & music)
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url15.gif Get Behind and Follow Me George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Grandfather's Clock Henry Clay Work (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Began to Run C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Had My Hands in My Pockets J.P. Long (music)
Paul Pelham (words)
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url15.gif I Kept on Waving My Flag George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Lifted the Latch and Walked In Will Hyde (music)
George Formby Sr. (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif  I Parted My Hair in the Middle C.W. Murphy (music)
Worton David (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Put on My Coat and Went Home William Hargreaves (music)
James Hargreaves (words)
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url15.gif I Was Standing at the Corner of the Street George Formby Sr. (words & music)
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url15.gif It Must Be the Clothes I'm Wearing J.P. Long (music)
Paul Pelham (words)
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url15.gif John Willie - Come On! George Formby Sr. (words & music)
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url15.gif Looking For Mugs in the Strand George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Lucky Jim Frederic V. Bowers (music)
Charles Horwitz (words)
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url15.gif Man Was a Stranger to Me, The T.W. Connor (words & music)
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url15.gif My Grandfather's Clock George Formby Sr. (words & music)
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url15.gif My Mother Said George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Odds and Ends George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif One of ''The Boys'' Maurice Scott (music)
Fred J. Barnes (words)
R.P. Weston (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Joe Elvin (sung by)
Nellie Farren (sung by)
Lionel MacKinder (sung by)
 
url15.gif  Orrible 'Erbert Dan Lipton (music)
George Formby Sr. (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Our House Is Haunted George Formby Sr. (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Playing the Game in the West Alec Kendal (music)
George Formby Sr. (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Since I Had a Go at My Dumb-Bells Maurice Scott (words & music)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
 
url15.gif Walker Walked Away C.W. Murphy (music)
Dan Lipton (words)
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url15.gif We All Went Home in a Cab George Formby Sr. (words & music)
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url15.gif We All Went to Leicester Square George Formby Sr. (words & music)
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url15.gif When Father Said He'd Pay the Rent William Hargreaves (words & music)
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 37 songs sung by George Formby Sr. who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif Lucky Jim (1896) Frederic V. Bowers Charles Horwitz (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif Man Was a Stranger to Me (1919), The T.W. Connor(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif I Parted My Hair in the Middle (1913) Worton David C.W. Murphy (words)
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sm15.gif All of a Sudden It Struck Me (1915) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Bells Were Ringing (?), The George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Frightened to Go to Sleep Again (?) George Formby Sr. Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Funicular (Plink-Plonk) (1910) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Get Behind and Follow Me (?) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Grandfather's Clock (1917) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif I Kept on Waving My Flag (1910) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif  I Said, ''Oh! Oh!! Oh!!!'' (1904) George Formby Sr. A B Kendal (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Was Standing at the Corner of the Street (1910) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif John Willie - Come On! (1909) George Formby Sr.(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Looking For Mugs in the Strand (1915) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif My Grandfather's Clock (1917) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif My Mother Said (1906) George Formby Sr.(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Odds and Ends (1900c) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Our House Is Haunted (?) George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif We All Went Home in a Cab (?) George Formby Sr.(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif We All Went to Leicester Square (?) George Formby Sr.(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif I Put on My Coat and Went Home (1910) William Hargreaves J. Hargreaves (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Then We All Went Marching In (1913) William Hargreaves(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif When Father Said He'd Pay the Rent (1914) William Hargreaves G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif I Lifted the Latch and Walked In (1909) Will Hyde George Formby Sr. (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Playing the Game in the West (1910) Alec Kendal George Formby Sr. (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif Did You See the Crowd in Piccadilly? (1915) Dan Lipton F.W. Leigh (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif Orrible 'Erbert (?) Dan Lipton George Formby Sr. (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif It Must Be the Clothes I'm Wearing (1915) J.P. Long Paul Pelham (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif I Had My Hands in My Pockets (?) J.P. Long Paul Pelham (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Walker Walked Away (1905) C.W. Murphy Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Began to Run (1908) C.W. Murphy Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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sm15.gif I Parted My Hair in the Middle (1913) C.W. Murphy Worton David (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif  Father Tried It On (1910) Arthur Peel G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif One of ''The Boys'' (1907) Maurice Scott Fred J. Barnes (words)
R.P. Weston (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Joe Elvin (sung by)
Nellie Farren (sung by)
Lionel MacKinder (sung by)
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sm15.gif Since I Had a Go at My Dumb-Bells (1910) Maurice Scott(w&m) G. Formby Sr. (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Animal Language (1904) Robert P. Weston Fred J Barnes (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
sm15.gif Grandfather's Clock (1876) Henry Clay Work G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Christy Minstrels (sung by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 17 works by George Formby Sr. (1877-1921). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Odds and Ends 1900c G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
I Said, ''Oh! Oh!! Oh!!!'' 1904 A B Kendal (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
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My Mother Said (w&m) 1906 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
John Willie - Come On! (w&m) 1909 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)  wvicon.gif mp315.gif
Funicular (Plink-Plonk) 1910 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
I Kept on Waving My Flag 1910 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
I Was Standing at the Corner of the Street 1910 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
All of a Sudden It Struck Me 1915 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)  youtube15.jpg
Looking For Mugs in the Strand 1915 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Grandfather's Clock 1917 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)  youtube15.jpg
My Grandfather's Clock 1917 G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Bells Were Ringing, The ? G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Frightened to Go to Sleep Again ? Dan Lipton (words)
G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Get Behind and Follow Me ? G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
Our House Is Haunted ? G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
We All Went Home in a Cab (w&m) ? G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
We All Went to Leicester Square (w&m) ? G. Formby Sr. (sung by)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Plink Plonk (1909) 4:16 George Formby Sr. L. Denza 
youtube15.jpg All of a Sudden It Struck Me (1915) 3:01 George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. 
youtube15.jpg Grandfather's Clock (1917) 3:16 George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr. 
youtube15.jpg Standing at the Corner of the Street (1910) 7:01 George Formby Sr. G. Formby Sr.