Lonnie Donegan and There's More

lonnie donegan

                                July 1976 UK Issue

 One of the hardest to find UK Issues, on The Black Lion label.   Lost John / Jenny's Ball

                          1962 Sing Hallelujah

Very Rare, reel to reel tape of this album from 1962

 

                                    1962 USA ISSUE

A VERY HARD TO FIND LP.

HAD SOME GREAT TRACKS ON IT.

 

MORE HARD TO FIND IN THE UK RECORDS FROM MY COLLECTION                                              1973 UK ISSUE

 

WHO'S GONNA PLAY THIS OLD PIANO / SOUTH

1973 ISSUED ON PYE

WITH KENNY BALL

DOESN'T COME UP FOR SALE VERY OFTEN.

1961 USA ISSUE

 

ON THE ATLANTIC LABEL.

THE WRECK OF THE JOHN B / SORRY BUT I'M GONNA HAVE TO PASS

1961

1964 USA ISSUE

 

INTERSTATE 40 / BAD NEWS

SHAME THIS ONE WAS NOT ISSUED IN THE UK.

1961 USA ISSUE

 

HAVE A DRINK ON ME / BEYOND THE SUNSET

IN MY OPINION THE BEST OF LONNIE'S "FUN RECORDINGS"

1955 USA ISSUE

 

THE ONE THAT STARTED IT ALL.

ROCK ISLAND LINE / JOHN HENRY

QUITE COMMON IN THE US, BUT NOT EASY TO FIND IN THE UK

1956 USA ISSUE

THE SECOND US RELEASE

LOST JOHN / STEWBALL

LOST JOHN IS ONE OF MY FAVOURITES.

HARD TO FIND IN THE UK.

1957 US ISSUE ON THE MERCURY LABEL

 

PUTTIN' ON THE STYLE / GAMBLIN' MAN

ONE OF LONNIE'S RECORDS ENGINEERED BY JOE MEEK, AND FEATURES IN THE FILM TELSTAR

1957 DANISH ISSUE

 

MY DIXIE DARLING / I'M JUST A ROLLING STONE

ONLY A FEW OF THIS IN THE UK

1959 DANISH ISSUE

THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS /DARLIN' COREY

"BATTLE" ONE OF THE SONGS THAT JUST GOT BETTER WITH VARIOUS ADJUSTMENTS OVER THE YEARS.

AGAIN NOT COMMON IN THE UK

1958 ? FROM DENMARK

 

THE DANISH ISSUE OF ON STAGE (LIVE AT THE CONWAY HALL)

THE PICTURE SLEEVE IS HARDER TO FIND THAN THE RECORD. BUT STILL A RARE RECORD.

ABOUT 1959 AGAIN DANISH

 

PRESENTING LONNIE DONEGAN AND HIS SKIFFLE GROUP.

ON THE METRONOME LABEL, NOT EASY TO FIND ANYWHERE.

1959 GERMAN RECORD

 ON THE PYE LABEL (RECORD NUMBER IS ONLY 4 FIGURES)

MR FROGGY / THE GOLD RUSH IS OVER

ONE OF THE FIRST IMPORTS I BOUGHT. NOT TOO HARD TO FIND

 

1961 FROM GERMANY

 

MICHAEL ROW THE BOAT / RAMBLIN' ROUND

AGAIN THIS ONE CAN BE FOUND QUITE EASY IN GERMANY, NOT SO COMMON HERE IN THE UK

GERMAN 45

 

 THE SECOND COPY OF THIS RECORD TO BE ADDED TO MY COLLECTION. THIS TIME COMPLETE WITH THE PICTURE SLEEVE.

 

THIS ONE I BOUGHT FROM POLAND.

1958/9 FRENCH ISSUE

 

TOM DOOLEY EP

LONNIE DONEGAN VOL. 5

HARD TO FIND IN DECENT CONDITION.

1959 FRENCH ISSUE

 

ANOTHER EP ON THE VOGUE LABEL.

MICHAEL ROW THE BOAT.

AGAIN VERY HARD TO FIND.

1956? EP FROM DENMARK

 

 LONNIE DONEGAN SHOWCASE VOL 1

EP TAKEN FROM THE LP SHOWCASE, NOT ISSUED IN THE UK.

VERY HARD TO FIND IN GOOD CONDITION

1956/7? ANOTHER FROM DENMARK

 

LONNIE DONEGAN SHOWCASE VOL 2

THE SECOND OF TWO EP'S FROM THE LP SHOWCASE.

AGAIN VERY HARD TO FIND.

1962 GERMAN SINGLE

 THE COMANCHEROS / SO LONG

THIS ONE WAS ISSUED ON PYE IN GERMANY

VERY RARE TO FIND THIS ONE FOR SALE IN THE UK.

1954 EP ON THE TEMPO LABEL

 

 CHRIS BARBER'S JAZZ BAND.

A VERY RARE EP, FEATURES LONNIE VOCALS ON ONE TRACK.

PRECIOUS LORD LEAD ME ON.

ITALIAN ISSUE

SINGLE FROM ITALY

I'LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN / KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE.

ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND IN THE UK

From Germany

 

 

THE PARTY'S OVER / OVER THE RAINBOW

VERY HARD TO COME BY SINGLE.

German Issue

 

NOT UNCOMMON IN GERMANY,

 BUT HARD TO FIND ELSEWHERE

Another from Germany

 

 

 

 I WANNA GO HOME / ROCK ISLAND LINE

TAKEN FROM THE LP

PUTTING ON THE STYLE

 

 

 

 

THIS ONE IS FROM AUSTRALIA

 

 

LIVELY / BLACK CAT

A RETURN TO "THE DUSTMAN" FOMULA

RARELY FOUND IN THE UK.

FROM DENMARK

 

LONESOME TRAVELLER / TIMES ARE GETTING HARD BOYS

PROBABLY THE MOST NASAL OF LONNIES RECORDINGS, BUT NEVER THE LESS, ANOTHER GREAT ONE!

 

SOUTH AFRICAN 78 RECORD

 

 

MY OLD MAN'S A DUSTMAN / GOLDEN VANITY

EXTREMELY RARE 78 FROM SOUTH AFRICA.

I DOUBT VERY MUCH IF THERE ARE MANY COPIES STILL AROUND.

 

TWO OF LONNIE'S BEST KNOWN SONGS.

  ON THE POLYDOR REISSUE LABEL, AND FROM GERMANY.

DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE IT'S FLAVOUR / MY OLD MAN'S A DUSTMAN.

LONNIE'S BEST KNOWN SONGS, BUT IN MY OPINION, NOT HIS BEST.

CAN BE EASILY FOUND IN GERMANY

GERMAN 45

  SPEAK TO THE SKY / GET OUT OF MY LIFE

1973 ISSUE, HARD TO FIND IN THE UK.

 

VERY RARE UK 78

 LONNIE'S BIGGEST HIT,

MY OLD MANS A DUSTMAN,

THIS 78 IS ONE OF THE HARDEST TO COME ACROSS.  MOST RECORD COMPANY'S WERE PRODUCING 45'S ONLY, BUT PYE KEPT THE 78 FORMAT UNTIL ABOUT 1961.

 

Hard To Find LP Frm Germany

  From 2001 this compilation LP is on The Metronome label and has two tracks by Lonnie on it.
 

Rare Swiss Issue

 

Jump Down, Turn Around / Lost John Blues

On The Ariola label.  Originally thought to have only been issued in Australia.

Both tracks were recorded during a "jam Session".

Extremely hard to find anywhere.

                                RETURN TO PAGE/LINK INDEX

Recent Videos

823 views - 0 comments
1300 views - 1 comment