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Brother Gorilla - Jake Thackray - Jake Thackray Collection (CD)

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  1. Brother Gorilla! Though the gorilla is very proficient In the role of a paramour His mental equipment's deficient And his eyesight's awfully poor. With a Palaeolithic leer He gave the old lady the miss And, grabbing the judge by the ear, Gave him an introductory kiss. Brother Gorilla! In time the gorilla's desires Were more or less gratified.
  2. The late lamented Jake Thackray isn't entirely unsung, but he's far too little sung -- and this is the ultimate collection, 4 discs including all the material on his studio LPs plus a discful of early solo recordings that's the best of the lot, currently available on Amazon at a real bargain price/5(49).
  3. Jake Thackray, Self: Braden's Week. Jake Thackray was born on February 27, in Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as John Philip Thackray. He was married to Sheila Marian Clarke-Irons. He died on December 24, in Monmouth, Wales.
  4. Jake Thackray was born on February 27, in Kirkstall, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England as John Philip Thackray. He was married to Sheila Marian Clarke-Irons. He died on December 24, in Monmouth, Wales.
  5. Dec 27,  · Jake Thackray, who has died aged 63, was a pioneer of an English form of chanson. He was also, as fellow singer Audrey Laurie observed, "into all things Yorkshire, like rugby and a pint".
  6. Dec 28,  · Jake Thackray, singer and songwriter: born married (three sons); died Monmouth 27 December "Jake Thackray will be recognised as one of .
  7. Dec 24,  · Jake Thackray Background Information Birth name John Philip Thackray Born Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, 27 February Died Monmouth, South Wales, 24 December Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter Instrument(s) Vocals, guitar Genre(s) Folk, comedy Occupation Singer-songwriter Years active early s Label(s) EMI Website tribute site John Philip "Jake" .
  8. Jake Thackray and Songs [Live ], an Album by Jake Thackray. Released in (catalog no. DIN ; Vinyl LP).
  9. John Philip "Jake" Thackray (27 February – 24 December ) was an English singer-songwriter, poet and journalist. Best known in the late s and early s for his topical comedy songs performed on British television, his work ranged from satirical to bawdy to sentimental to pastoral, with a strong emphasis on storytelling, making him difficult to categorise.

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