Jack Strachey

Born 25 September 1894. Died 27 May 1972
Jack Strachey
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1894-09-25
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Jack Strachey

Jack Strachey Biography (Wikipedia)

Jack Strachey (1894–1972), was an English composer and songwriter

Born John Francis Strachey in London on 25 September 1894, he began writing songs in the 1920s for the theatre and the music hall, scoring his first success with songs he had written for Frith Shephard's long running musical revue Lady Luck which opened at The Carlton Theatre in April 1927 where it ran for 324 performances.

In the 1930s, he began to collaborate with Eric Maschwitz and in 1936 Strachey, Maschwitz (using the pen name Holt Marvell), and Harry Link co-wrote "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)", which was to provide a top ten hit for five separate artists in 1936. Benny Goodman was among the five artists to record the song in 1936, and it has been widely covered since - by Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk and Bryan Ferry among others. Under the title "Ces Petites Choses", it was also a hit in France for Dorothy Dickson. Strachey scored another success in 1940 (this time with Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin) with the song "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square".

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In Party Mood (Housewives' Choice)
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In Party Mood (Housewives' Choice)

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Charles Williams Concert Orchestra
Jack Strachey
Housewives Choice
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Housewives Choice
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Housewives Choice - In Party Mood
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Housewives Choice - In Party Mood
West End Celebrity Orchestra
In Party Mood
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Eric Maschwitz
These foolish things
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These foolish things
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
These foolish things
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These foolish things
Ella Fitzgerald
These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
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These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
Billie Holiday
These foolish things
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These foolish things
Jack Strachey
These foolish things (feat. Stéphane Grappelli)
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These foolish things (feat. Stéphane Grappelli)
Jack Strachey
In Party Mood [theme from "Housewives Choice", 1945-1967]
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In Party Mood [theme from "Housewives Choice", 1945-1967]
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In Party Mood
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In Party Mood
Jack Strachey
In a Party Mood 'Housewives Choice'
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In a Party Mood 'Housewives Choice'
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