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Brian Fahey

p, vc, 1919-2007 GB
Musician / Composer / Arranger / Conductor of Soundtrack and Jazz
A.k.a. F. Brian

Brian Fahey (25 April 1919 – 4 April 2007) was a British musical director and arranger, best known for composing "At the Sign of the Swingin' Cymbal", Alan Freeman's signature tune to his BBC Radio 1 programme Pick of the Pops.Born in Margate, Kent, Fahey learned piano and cello and became interested in big band arranging and composing. During the Second World War he was a survivor of the Wormhoudt massacre which occurred on Tuesday 28 May 1940. After recovering from his wounds, he subsequently spent five years in POW Camps, during which time he worked on his musical skills.

  • Piano
  • Violoncello
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Classical
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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
A Salute To Fats WallerNeville Dickie With Accompaniment By Brian Fahey1970Album
For The One I LoveBrian Fahey1969Album
The Mississippi MinstrelsThe Rita Williams Singers With The Knightsbridge Theatre Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Brian Fahey1965Album
Waltz For Beatniks / Street Of A Thousands BongoesBrian Fahey1960Single
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