Monday, August 25, 2008

And Now For Something Completely Different

Elvis has got nothing on Lonnie Donegan. Plus, he plays the banjo.

Here's Billy Bragg's excellent article on "The King of Skiffle"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2004/jun/21/popandrock

1 comment:

Carmody said...

Donegan was the single biggest non-American influence on The Beatles. Their birth goes back to a garden party in which John Lennon played "Rock Island Line" in a skiffle band.