Al Bowlly: Love Is the Sweetest Thing. 1930s & 40s Vocals

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Our popular album featuring classic tracks from Al Bowlly, the greatest dance band singer of them all. Enjoy 24 favourite and rare Bowlly tracks.
“On a lovely summer afternoon, what could be better than sitting in the garden, a glass of something in your hand and listening to Al’s voice singing on the breeze. A timeless pleasure indeed.” Amazon customer

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TRACK LIST

  1. Sweet And Lovely Al Bowlly 0:30
  2. Love Is The Sweetest Thing Al Bowlly 0:30
  3. Lying In The Hay Al Bowlly 0:30
  4. Stay On The Right Side Of The Road Al Bowlly 0:30
  5. You Ought To See Sally On Sunday Al Bowlly 0:30
  6. It's Psychological Al Bowlly 0:30
  7. Say When Al Bowlly 0:30
  8. When Love Comes Swinging Along Al Bowlly 0:30
  9. Easy To Love Al Bowlly 0:30
  10. Little Old Lady Al Bowlly 0:30
  11. Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen Al Bowlly 0:30
  12. Marie Al Bowlly 0:30
  13. You're A Sweetheart Al Bowlly 0:30
  14. You Couldn't Be Cuter Al Bowlly 0:30
  15. Just Let Me Look At You Al Bowlly 0:30
  16. Music, Maestro Please Al Bowlly 0:30
  17. On The Sentimental Side Al Bowlly 0:30
  18. Penny Serenade Al Bowlly 0:30
  19. Heart And Soul Al Bowlly 0:30
  20. Two Sleepy People Al Bowlly 0:30
  21. Any Broken Hearts To Mend? Al Bowlly 0:30
  22. It Was A Lover And His Lass Al Bowlly 0:30
  23. Torn Sails Al Bowlly 0:30
  24. Dreamy Serenade Al Bowlly 0:30

FEATURES

  • The greatest dance band singer of them all
  • Original Album Artwork by Philip Castle
  • Including rare recordings ‘Torn Sails’ and ‘Dreamy Serenade’
  • Unsurpassed sound quality
  • Featuring well-loved songs ‘Sweet & Lovely’ And ‘Heart & Soul’
COVER NOTES

When I was seventeen, a girl with whom I was friendly took me to see her sister who was setting up her first matrimonial home.  “You collect records”, the sister said, “here’s a box of old 78s I found in the attic”.  They were old indeed!  A quick glance showed they were Decca records from the early 1930s, and were all by Roy Fox and his Band ‘At the Monseigneur Restaurant’. Unfortunately I didn’t like old Decca records.  They had loud surface noise and the recording quality was often dreadful.  However, politely, I took them. Once I got home I tried them out, and the surface noise was just as bad as I’d feared, and the band was thin-sounding and distant; but the anonymous vocalist on most of the records had an appealing voice.  He sounded quite a ‘character’ on the up-tempo numbers and the romantic titles were sung with genuine feeling.  It took a year for someone to identify the singer for me.  It was Al Bowlly and by then I was an addict.

 

REVIEWS

2 reviews for Al Bowlly: Love Is the Sweetest Thing. 1930s & 40s Vocals

  1. BBC Radio North

    This is, by far and away, the finest Al Bowlly album now available

  2. Sylvia W

    I just had to write to say how extremely impressed I am with the speed of your service. The Al Bowlly CD that I ordered from you less than 48 hours ago is already in my CD player and being thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you for being so prompt.

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