Al Bowlly – Biography
Al Bowlly was born in 1898 in Mozambique and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. He recorded hundreds of songs in the early 1930s, highlighted by a fruitful partnership with British bandleader Ray Noble. In fact, Bowlly and Noble were far more popular in America than in Europe, which is why they toured the United States frequently. Bowlly’s popularity waned as the decade went on, but his legacy lives on as one of the most elegant and underrated singers of the era. Keep reading below for Al Bowlly music reviews and accolades.
- Colin’s Review Music Hall of Fame
- 1930s Best Songs – #3, #21 & #39
- 1930s Artists of the Decade – #8