Warren James sings The Lonnie Donegan Story
The story and songs of Lonnie Donegan’s rise to fame as “The King of Skiffle” as well as the god-father of British pop music.
Lonnie Donegan was Britain’s most inspirational pop star before the Beatles and is the sole reason that all of the big 60s bands ever began to play music.
“No Lonnie Donegan, No Skiffle Groups, No Beatles – It is that simple” – George Harrison.
From Banjo player in The Chris Barber Jazz & Blues Band, to the heights of international fame, Lonnie had over 30 chart entries in 4 years.
This show features all of Lonnie’s major hits including: Battle of New Orleans, Rock Island Line, Cumberland Gap, Does You Chewing Gum Loose its Flavour, Have a Drink on Me, Lost John, Putting on the Style and many more.