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'Al' Bowlly was a popular singer in the United Kingdom during the 1930s, making more than 1,000 recordings between 1927 and 1941. His song "My Woman" was resurrected as a chart-topper in 1997 as Your Woman. Bowlly was born in Maputo, Mozambique, 1899, to Greek and Lebanese parents who met en route to Australia and moved to South Africa. He was brought up in Johannesburg, South Africa, and killed by the explosion of a parachute mine outside his apartment… read more

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  • Featured on SaltyKnuckles ~ Oldies №48 - http://oldies.saltyknuckles.net/2013-43/
  • He is the sweetest and most fun singer I know of. I am so glad I found his music.
  • I love his sweet and beautiful voice <3
  • My Melancholy Baby <3
  • Total babe.
  • Super - no better version of Guilty exists!
  • My favorite version of Close Your Eyes, by far! So haunting and soooo romantic ; )
  • Stop trying to consolidate my tags here! If I didn't separate Bowlly tracks by orchestra he would be my top artist only by virtue of prolificness.
  • cmon you sinners! ~HALLELUJAH~ awesome :D
  • awesome crooner

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