Tom Dooley - Lonnie Donegan - The King Of Skiffle (Vinyl, LP)

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Ambrose College in Hale Barns. Donegan married three times. He had two daughters Fiona and Corrina by his first wife, Maureen Tyler divorceda son and a daughter Anthony and Juanita by his second wife, Jill Westlake divorcedand three sons Peter, David and Andrew [6] by his third wife, Sharon, whom he married in Peter Donegan is also a singer and a musician. Donegan died on 3 Novemberaged 71, after a heart attack in Market DeepingLincolnshire mid-way through a UK tour, [8] and before he was due to perform at a memorial concert for George Harrison with the Rolling Stones.

He had cardiac problems since the s and had several heart attacks. As a child growing up in the early s Donegan listened mostly to swing jazz and vocal acts, and became interested in the guitar. Donegan first played in a major band after Chris Barber heard that he was a good banjo player and, on a train, asked him to audition. Donegan had never played the banjo but he bought one for the audition and succeeded more on personality than talent.

A posting to Vienna brought him into contact with American troopsand access to US records and the American Forces Network radio station. Inhe formed the Tony Donegan Jazzband, which played around London. He used the name at a concert at the Royal Albert Hall on 2 June In cornetist Ken Colyer was imprisoned in New Orleans for a visa problem. He returned to Britain and joined Chris Barber's band. They changed the name to Ken Colyer's Jazzmen and made its first public appearance on 11 April in Copenhagen.

These were Donegan's first commercial recordings. He began playing with two other band members during the intervals, to provide what posters called a "skiffle" break, a name suggested by Ken Colyer's brother, Bill, after the Dan Burley Skiffle Group of the s.

With a washboardtea-chest bass and a cheap Spanish guitar, Donegan played folk and blues songs by artists such as Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie. Donegan had Tom Dooley - Lonnie Donegan - The King Of Skiffle (Vinyl American Southern Blues with simple acoustic instruments: acoustic guitar, washtub bass and washboard rhythm. The new style was called 'Skiffle' The new style captivated an entire generation of post-war youth in England.

He had left the Barber band, and by springsigned a recording contract with Pye. His next single "Lost John" reached No. The LP sold hundreds of thousands. Afterhe was a record producer for most of the decade at Pye Records. Among those he worked with was Justin Hayward.

Donegan was unfashionable through the late s and s although his " I'll Never Fall in Love Again " was recorded by Tom Jones in and Elvis Presley inand he began to play the American cabaret circuit. A departure from his normal style was an a cappella recording of " The Party's Over [ citation needed ] ".

Donegan reunited with the original Chris Barber band for a concert in Croydon in June A bomb scare meant that the recording had to be finished in the studio, after an impromptu concert in the car park.

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They changed the name to Ken Colyer's Jazzmen and made its first public appearance on 11 April in Copenhagen. These were Donegan's first commercial recordings. He began playing with two other band members during the intervals, to provide what posters called a "skiffle" break, a name suggested by Ken Colyer's brother, Bill, after the Dan Burley Skiffle Group of the s. With a washboardtea-chest bass and a cheap Spanish guitar, Donegan played folk and blues songs by artists such as Lead Belly and Woody Guthrie.

Donegan had synthesized American Southern Blues with simple acoustic instruments: acoustic guitar, washtub bass and washboard rhythm. The new style was called 'Skiffle' The new style captivated an entire generation of post-war youth in England. He had left the Barber band, and by springsigned a recording contract with Pye.

His next single "Lost John" reached No. The LP LP) hundreds of thousands. Afterhe was a record producer for most of the decade at Pye Records. Among those he worked with was Justin Hayward. Donegan was unfashionable through the late s and s although his " I'll Never Fall in Love Again " was recorded by Tom Jones in and Elvis Presley inand he began to play the American cabaret circuit. A departure from his normal style was an a cappella recording of " The Party's Over [ citation needed ] ".

Donegan reunited with the original Chris Barber band for a concert in Croydon in June A bomb scare meant that the recording had to be finished in the studio, after an impromptu concert in the car park. He had his first heart attack in while in the United States and had quadruple bypass surgery. Byhe was making regular concert appearances again, and another album with Barber Tom Dooley - Lonnie Donegan - The King Of Skiffle (Vinyl.

InDonegan toured with Billie Jo Spearsand inhe made his theatrical debut in a revival of the musical Mr Cinders. More concert tours followed, with a move from Florida to Spain. LP) he had further bypass surgery following another heart attack. Inthe Chris Barber band celebrated 40 years with a tour with both bands.

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  1. Neither hung around for very long--skiffle was nothing more than a memory by , and Folk was an affect, rather than a movement, in Pop by but the influence hung around a bit longer. I prefer the Lonnie Donegan records that aren't pulled directly out of American songbooks/5(58).

  2. Apr 11,  · Tom Dooley by Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group $ 4. Puttin' On the Style (Live) but also for the very concept of listening to someone as British as Lonnie Donegan sing it. This is not an album for quiet listening over a good book. This is an album for singing along during road trips or cranking up the volume when the car next to /5(53).

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  4. PLS CD Lonnie Donegan. King Of Skiffle ‎ (CD, Comp) Castle Pulse. PLS CD UK. Sell This Version/5(7).

  5. He is referred to as the "King of Skiffle" and is often cited as a large influence on the generation of British musicians who became famous in the s. Donegan was born as Anthony James Donegan in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of a professional violinist. His ethnic mix was Scottish/Irish.

  6. May 06,  · Lonnie's version of the Kingsmen's US #1, the earliest known recorded version is by Grayson and Whitter from although the song probably dates from short.

  7. Oct 10,  · Tracklist: CD1: My Old Man's a Dustman (Remastered) Tom Dooley (Remastered) Rock Island Line (Remastered) Pick a Bale of Cotton (Remastered) Mule Skinner Blues (Remastered) Cumberland Gap (Remastered) Gamblin' Man (Remastered) Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's.

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