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George Elrick

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From the CD " Mrs Elrick's Wee Son George "

George Elrick was born in Aberdeen in 1903. As a teenager he learned to play drums, formed a band and soon became a professional entertainer. He moved to london in 1931, soon marrying top model Alice Edwards and a few years later joined Henry Hall's band as a singer. During the Second World War, George moved into radio and became the host for the BBC's 'Housewives Choice' where he adopted the catch phrase, Mrs Elrick's Wee Son George.

Post-war in 1952 he moved into management and guided the fortunes of Mantovani and his orchestra. George had a very smooth and pleasing singing voice and made recordings of different types of song. The tracks on this album are Scottish, a collection of bothy ballads and Harry Lauder compositions recorded in the 1950s. In his later career George continued as a succesful manager although he continued to be a celebrity making countless appearances as a critic on television talent shows. George died aged 96 in December 1999.

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