I’ve Got Those Bell Bottom Blues

Alma Cogan & Me

I fell in love with the singer Alma Cogan in 1954, aged seven, when I first heard her version of the Leon Carr and Hal David song ‘Bell Bottom Blues’. It was a true love that has never left me.

When I first heard that song one summer morning on the BBC’s Light Programme (Housewives Choice I think) I knew I had to get a copy of the recording: have Alma just a little…