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Lonnie Donegan

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Skiffle or Piffle?

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 28 July 1956

ALEXIS KORNER tells Max Jones ...

Lonnie Donegan: The House Built on Skiffle (for £11,000)

Profile by June Harris, Disc, 23 May 1959

THIS WEEK'S Cover Personality has not tried "sticking his chewing gum on the bedpost overnight." "I would not dare," says Lonnie Donegan. "I have just ...

Cover Personality: Lonnie Donegan

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 26 September 1959

LONNIE DONEGAN was rehearsing for a TV show when I tracked him down. He was in one of his usual good moods and greeted me ...

Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Lonnie Donegan: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by June Harris, Disc, 15 April 1961


Star Of The Week — No. 7: Lonnie Donegan

Profile by Ian Dove, Record Mirror, 29 April 1961

LONNIE DONEGAN'S new single — to be released on May 3 — is 'Take a Drink On Me'. It is an adaptation of an old ...

What Lonnie Needs Now

Report by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 10 March 1962


Lonnie Donegan: Palace Theatre, Manchester

Live Review by uncredited writer, New Musical Express, 4 May 1962


Lonnie Donegan: Lonnie takes 'Dustman' to U.S.

Report and Interview by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 28 September 1962

I MANAGED to catch Lonnie Donegan — but only just! — before he left this country for his third visit to America on Sunday. ...

New albums from Sly & the Family Stone, Quicksilver et al

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 26 July 1969

New Sly & Family Stone LP begins where other R&B LP's leave off ...

Rock Routes: The London R&B Scene

Retrospective by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, February 1973

AT A TIME when most receptive organs — eyes, ears, pockets — were turned to Liverpool and its Merseybeat, another (and as it turned out ...

Lonnie Donegan: The Lonnie Donegan File (Pye)

Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 17 December 1977

TAKES YOU back a bit, doesn't it? I'd almost thought the world had forgotten about Lonnie Donegan. Which was really a crying shame since Donegan, ...

Lonnie Donegan: Will The Circle Really Be Unbroken?

Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 4 February 1978

LONNIE DONEGAN'S life seemed to have completed such a perfect full circle that it could almost prove even the dumbest hippy's half-assed theories of a ...

The Grim Reporter December 2002

Obituary by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, December 2002

Phast Phreddie Patterson on those gone but not forgotten ...

Hello Me Ol' Mateys: the BBC's Saturday Club

Retrospective by Spencer Leigh, Now Dig This, March 2006

Spencer Leigh returns to the BBC Written Archives for an appraisal of Saturday Club. ...

Ken Colyer and the Birth of Skiffle

Book Excerpt by Various Writers, Goin' Home (The Ken Colyer Trust), December 2010

This an excerpt from Goin' Home: The Uncompromising Life and Music of Ken Colyer, published by the Ken Colyer Foundation. ...


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