Al Bowlly Sings, and the orchestras of Peter Mendoza, Roy Fox, Ray Noble, and others play The Marvelous Melodies of Peter Mendoza
For the first time, the compositions of Peter Mendoza was one of the great unsung songwriters of the early 1900’s are available to the public. The melodic legacy of a talented composer played and sung by artists of exceptional ability including the composer himself. This collection of songs is unique in a number of ways. For one thing, it is the first time an album of Peter Mendoza?s songs has ever been presented, including compositions that have never been published. For another, Peter Mendoza?s talent as a musician and vocalist is to be heard, preserved on several rare, private recordings. And for still another, bridging a gap of more than sixty years, we can hear and enjoy the top-flight performances of Al Bowlly singing Mendoza songs with the excellent orchestras of Ray Noble and Roy Fox. Supplementing these is a medley of Mendoza songs attributed to the composer?s orchestra, plus tracks by Harry Leader?s Orchestra and others.