Until 1955 no-one in Europe had recorded any Afro-American folk
songs, until LONNIE sang, " THE ROCK-ISLAND LINE " on a jazz album
with the Chris Barber Jazz Band.The song was a huge International
hit and still selling world-wide today, as is LONNIE DONEGAN !
LONNIE went on to record 32 top twenty smash hits in the UK and
dozens of top ten hits around the world. He is still one of the
best selling artists in the world !
Inspiring many of the biggest music stars in the world today,.
the major career influence for artists such as JOHN LENNON, PAUL
McARTNEY, TAJ MAHAL, VAN MORRISON, Dr. JOHN, ROD STEWART, BRIAN
MAY, RORY GALLAGHER.
A 'living legend' all roads lead to and from LON!