Lonnie Donegan



Lonnie Donegan

Rating
Active
1949 to 2002
Born
April 29, 1931 in Glasgow
Died
November 3, 2002
Location
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Biography
Anthony James Donegan MBE (29 April 1931 – 3 November 2002), known as Lonnie Donegan, was a Scottish skiffle singer, songwriter and musician, referred to as the King of Skiffle, who influenced 1960s British pop musicians. The British Hit Singles & Albums lists him as "Britain's most successful and influential recording artist before the Beatles". He had 31 UK Top 30 single hits, 24 being successive and three at number one. He was the first British male singer with two US Top 10 hits. Donegan received an Ivor Novello lifetime achievement award in 1997 and in 2000 he was made an MBE.

Top Songs by Lonnie Donegan


Lost John

by Lonnie Donegan & Leinemann

Dead or Alive

by Lonnie Donegan & Leinemann

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Forever and a Day, Vol. 39

Forever and a Day, Vol. 39

Lonnie Donegan September 9, 2016

40 Tracks

Forever and a Day, Vol. 40

Forever and a Day, Vol. 40

Lonnie Donegan September 9, 2016

48 Tracks

Lonnie Rides Again

Lonnie Rides Again

Lonnie Donegan July 1, 2015

12 Tracks

Railroad Bill

Railroad Bill

Lonnie Donegan June 10, 2015

24 Tracks

Lonnie

Lonnie

Lonnie Donegan December 1, 2014

8 Tracks

The Polygon / Nixa / Pye Anthology

The Polygon / Nixa / Pye Anthology

Lonnie Donegan September 8, 2014

50 Tracks

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