Melly, (Alan) George (Heywood)
MELLY, (Alan) George (Heywood)
MELLY, (Alan) George (Heywood). British, b. 1926. Genres: Communications/Media, Humor/Satire, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Jazz singer with John Chilton's Feetwarmers, 1974-. Jazz singer with Mick Mulligan's Band, 1949-61; Writer, Flook strip cartoon, 1956-71; Pop Music Critic, 1965-67, TV Critic, 1967-71, and Film Critic, 1971-73, Observer newspaper, London; Compere, George, Granada-TV show, 1974; Journalist and Art Lecturer. Publications: I Flook, 1962; Owning Up, 1965; Revolt into Style, 1970; Flook by Trog, 1970; Rum, Bum, and Concertina, 1977; (with B. Fantoni) Media Mob, 1980; Great Lovers, 1981; Tribe of One, 1981; Mellymobile, 1982; Swans Reflecting Elephants, 1982; Scouse Mouse, 1984; It's All Writ Out for You: The Life and Work of Scottie Wilson, 1985; Paris and the Surrealists, 1991; Don't Tell Sybil, 1997. Address: 81 Frithville Gardens, London W12 7JQ, England.