‘The Wednesday’ – and the Death of the Crooner Al Bowlly

  Albert Allick Bowlly, who some say invented ‘crooning’ or as he called it “The Modern Singing Style” – an expressive style of singing that took advantage of the invention of the microphone in 1931 – was an incredibly influential singer before World War 2. Women, in particular, were susceptible to his not inconsiderable vocal charms. … Continue reading ‘The Wednesday’ – and the Death of the Crooner Al Bowlly