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They Called Him Al - The Musical Life of Al Bowlly

By Ray Pallett

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They Called Him Al, has a foreword by Roy Hudd after which the Al Bowlly story is told with much new information and many new pictures. 

This follows research over many years and the result is an updated and amplified story of Al Bowlly which makes this book the most comprehensive account of Al’s life yet. They Called Him Al includes full biography; a full alphabetical Discography  including title, accompaniment, date, where recorded, matrix & take details, label & catalogue number plus additional miscellaneous information; an assessment of Al’s voice and artistry; a review of Al in the media since his death; a virtual tour around Al Bowlly’s London; a review and listing of all Al Bowlly films; some frequently asked questions and the stories of the bandleaders with whom Al Bowlly sung plus much more!

They Called Him Al  is a quality produced book with over 400 pages and measures 6” X 9”. It is published in the USA by: BearManor Media.

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A Modest Maestro - The Lew Stone Story

By Tony Staveacre

The definitive book on Lew Stone - profusely illustrated and beautifully produced. £15.00 UK, £18.00 airmail to Europe, £22.00 airmail to rest of the world.

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Book - A Modest Maestro


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British Dance Bands On The Silver Screen

By Richard J Johnson

A listing of all known films in which a British dance band made an appearance covering 1920 – 1950. 36 pages. £7.00 UK (£11.00 overseas airmail).

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British Dance Bands on the Silver Screen

 

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British Dance Bands On CD

Compiled by Ray Pallett

A listing of British dance band CDs reviewed in Memory Lane since 2002. Full track listings Updated quarterly. 46 pages. £6.00 UK (£10.00 overseas airmail).

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British Dance Bands on CD

 

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Al Bowlly On CD

Compiled by Ray Pallett based on a listing by Edward Towler

A discography of the main CDs on which Al is heard. Updated quarterly. 36 pages. £5.00 UK (£9.00 overseas airmail).

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Al Bowlly on CD


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Al Bowlly On LP and EP Records

By Edward Towler

A discography of all known LPs and EPs which contain one or more track by Al with full title index. 44 pages. £5.00 UK (£9.00 overseas airmail).

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Al Bowlly on LP and EP Records


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The Memory Lane Nostalgia Directory

A listing of CD companies and suppliers, ideal for obtaining CDs reviewed in ML. Yours for 4 unused, unstuck first class stamps or, if ordering from outside the UK,  8 International Reply Coupons.

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