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Al Bowlly Today

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A few years ago the Editor of Memory Lane Magazine and I started a new big project to release recordings by artists from the 78rpm era.
We agreed to issue all the recordings (commercial or otherwise) by Al Bowlly.

The CDs have informative notes about the recordings themselves.
Matrix numbers and recording dates are included that show accurately which version or take is on the CDs.
We have already included many alternate takes and other rarities.
All the Bowlly releases are issued by the band he appeared with and by date order.

At December 2015 we have released for the first time in order of recording by band or solos all of Bowlly's recordings (apart from the Ray Noble records, Lew Stone and his German output.

Alfredo; Bohemians ; Al Bowlly - solos ; Percy Chandler ; Billy Cotton ; Fred Elizalde ; Len Fillis ; Film Soundtracks 12;
Geraldo 29 plus 7 broadcasts; Carroll Gibbons 30 plus 2 broadcasts; Howard Godfrey ; Harry Hudson ; Jack Jackson ; Ken Snakehips Johnson ;
Arthur Lally ; Jack Leon ; Sydney Lipton ; Monia Liter 4 broadcasts; Percival Mackey ; Mantovani ; Bram Martin ; Jock McDermott ;
Felix Mendelssohn ; Ronnie Munro ; New Cumberland Dance Orchestra ; Ray Noble (broadcasts) 20
Scott-Wood ; Sid Phillips ; Van Phillips ; Eddie Pola ; Oscar Rabin; Debroy Somers ;
John Watts ; Jay Wilbur ; Reginald Williams ; Maurice Winnick; Marius B Winter ;
All the Roy Fox sides with alternate takes.

There are also two compilation CDs featuring a number of rare alternate takes!
You can order these CDs from this link. Note that these are LIMITED EDITIONS so don't dawdle or you may miss out!

April 2011 was the 70th anniversary of Bowlly's death during the London Blitz and Tony Smith of Angel Radio travelled up from Southampton to Blackpool to interview me on many musical subjects including Mr Bowlly.
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