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Long Ago and Far Away Forget what the label says — this is a Bernard Fowler recording. On this ultra-polite recital of classic ballads, vocalist Fowler is in the...Long Ago and Far AwayJazz Forget what the label says — this is a Bernard Fowler recording. On this ultra-polite recital of classic ballads, vocalist Fowler is in the...1996-06-14
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Long Ago and Far Away

Genre: Jazz; Lead Performer: Charlie Watts; Producer (group): Virgin

Forget what the label says — this is a Bernard Fowler recording. On this ultra-polite recital of classic ballads, vocalist Fowler is in the spotlight, crooning to pleasant, if never electrifying effect. The jazz content of Long Ago and Far Away stays under wraps, as if too much stimulation would sully the proceedings. And it is claimed that the man swishing the brushes ever so wispily over his drum set is Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones. B-