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Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group: Gold (3CD)

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group: Gold (3CD)

Lonnie Donegan & His Skiffle Group

  1. Rock Island Line
  2. Midnight Special
  3. Wabash Cannonball
  4. When The Sun Goes Down
  5. Stewball
  6. Lost John
  7. Don't You Rock Me Daddy O
  8. Railroad Bill
  9. Stackalee
  10. Frankie And Johnny
  11. Wreck Of The Old ‘97
  12. How Long, How Long Blues
  13. The Ballad Of Jesse James
  14. Bring A Little Water, Sylvie
  15. Dead Or Alive
  16. I'm Alabammy Bound
  17. I Shall Not Be Moved
  18. Love Is Strange
  19. Nobody's Child
  20. Cumberland Gap
  1. Puttin ’ On The Style
  2. Gamblin' Man
  3. My Dixie Darling
  4. Tom Dooley
  5. The Grand Coulee Dam
  6. Sally Don’t You Grieve
  7. Jack O'Diamonds
  8. Betty, Betty, Betty
  9. Whoa Buck (Whoa Back, Buck)
  10. I'm Just A Rollin’ Stone
  11. Times Are Getting Hard, Boys
  12. Nobody Loves Like An Irishman
  13. Ol ' Riley
  14. Gloryland
  15. Ham And Eggs
  16. Rock O' My Soul
  17. Lonesome Traveller
  18. Talking Guitar Blues
  19. Lonnie's Skiffle Party Part One
  20. Lonnie's Skiffle Party Part Two
  1. My Old Man's A Dustman
  2. Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)
  3. The Battle Of New Orleans
  4. I Wanna Go Home
  5. Fort Worth Jail
  6. The House Of The Rising Sun
  7. Sal's Got a Sugar Lip
  8. Darling Corey
  9. Chesapeake Bay
  10. San Miguel
  11. Aunt Rhody (The Old Grey Goose)
  12. Lively!
  13. Lorelei
  14. Have A Drink On Me
  15. Lumbered
  16. Virgin Mary
  17. Pick A Bale Of Cotton
  18. The Comancheros
  19. Michael, Row The Boat
  20. The Party's Over

About this release

Crimson Gold presents Lonnie Donegan ‘Gold’ the only Lonnie Donegan compilation you’ll ever need. Lonnie Donegan was a British skiffle singer songwriter, often referred to as the “King of Skiffle ”.

During his career he achieved 31 UK top 30 singles including three number one hits.

Donegan’s music has influenced numerous pop and rock musicians, including the Beatles, the Who, Mark Knopfler , and Chas & Dave. This new essential compilation features 60 tracks across 3 CDs.

CD 1 opens one of Donegan’s best known recordings and his first single ‘Rock Island Line’. The song shot into the UK top ten and marked the beginning of the UK skiffle craze. Other hit singles on this CD include ‘Lost John’, ‘Don’t You Rock Me Daddy O’ and ‘Cumberland Gap’.

CD 2 features more of Lonnie Donegan’s hit singles including the number one ‘Gamblin’ Man’, ‘The Grand Coulee Dam’ and ‘Tom Dooley’.

CD 3 rounds off the set with more hits such as the number one single ‘My Old Man’s A Dustman’, ‘Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)’, and ‘Michael, Row The Boat’.

Highlights are also available on a 16 track vinyl edition.