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Lonnie Donegan MBE (29 April 1931 – 3 November 2002) was a British "skiffle" musician, with more than 20 UK Top 30 hits to his name. 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 1960s.

Donegan was born as Anthony James Donegan in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of a professional violinist. His ethnic mix was Scottish/Irish. He moved with his… read more

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  • Avatar for HaHaHaYoureDead
    он весьма весел (а также является чуть ли не единственным британским артистом, реально повлиявшим на the beatles), но по сути является калькой с хэнка уильямса, как и вуди гатри какой-нибудь.
  • Avatar for DaphnePaugam
    does anyone know how he made the so aggressive electric guitar sound on "diggin' my potatoes" ? It almost sounds "late sixties" although it was recorded in the mid 50s, that's marvelous :D
  • Avatar for headeynyp
    just found this, I don't know if it is already on the pages here [track artist=Lonnie Donegan & his Skiffle Group with Chris Barber on Harmonica]When The Sun Goes Down (Washboard Mix)[/track]
  • Avatar for takooooooooo
    Nobody's Child))))))
  • Avatar for Pawa17
    Его артистичности некоторым современным группам поучиться надо было бы
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    VOTE UP:
  • Avatar for L57NT
    @ AristideKlopbk Most of Leadbelly's songs come from other sources too. It is pointless to seek "origin" except of american folklore as a whole.
  • Avatar for Haihappen_Uhaha
    this guy deserves everyone's respect
  • Avatar for jecat
    He put British music on the map with his interpretations of music the American masses were not interested in. We learned from him. Then sold it back to America for them to lap it up. We miss you Lonnie , so much .

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