Gods of Uke: How George Formby Became the UK’s Highest-Paid Entertainer and Favorite of a Queen and the Beatles

From the Winter 2016 issue of Ukulele | BY KAREN PETERSON As a young man, George Formby Jr. had no ambitions to become the UK’s highest-paid entertainer. He wanted to train horses. Instead, his mother shoved the 19-year-old into show business just a few weeks after the death of his father, George Sr., a well-known … Continue reading Gods of Uke: How George Formby Became the UK’s Highest-Paid Entertainer and Favorite of a Queen and the Beatles