Lonnie Donegan
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1931
Birth Place:
Glasgow, Scotland

Biography

The originator of "skiffle" and a major figure in the music industry throughout the U.K. and beyond, Lonnie Donegan proved an irreplaceably influential figure to such timelessly popular bands as the Beatles, among countless others. Born Anthony Donegan in Glasgow, Scotland, Donegan mastered multiple instruments before borrowing the moniker of blues legend Lonnie Johnson and joining Ken Coyler's...