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Lonnie Donegan's Skiffle Group ‎– Rock Island Line / John Henry

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Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records   S3productions started 12-27-2017

Lonnie Donegan's Skiffle Group ‎– Rock Island Line / John Henry

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Lonnie Donegan's Skiffle Group ‎– Rock Island Line / John Henry

Label: London Records ‎– 1650,

Format: Shellac, 10", 78 RPM, Single,

Released:   1956,

Genre: Jazz, Rock,

Style: Blues Rock, Skiffle, Dixieland ,

Skiffle is a music genre with jazz, blues, folk and American folk influences, usually using a combination of manufactured and homemade or improvised instruments. Originating as a term in the United States in the first half of the 20th century, it became popular again in the UK in the 1950s, where it was associated with artists such as Lonnie Donegan,

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. T

Donegan 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. Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

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