Is Lonnie Donegan dead?

Deceased (1931–2002)
Lonnie Donegan/Living or Deceased

Was Lonnie Donegan married?

Sharonm. 1977–2002
Maureen Tylerm. 1955–1962Jill Westlakem.?–1971
Lonnie Donegan/Spouse
Donegan was three times married. There were two daughters of his marriage to his first wife, Maureen, which was dissolved in 1962; a son and a daughter of his second marriage, to Jill Westlake, which was dissolved in 1971; and three sons of his third marriage, to Sharon, in 1977.

How old is Lonnie?

71 years (1931–2002)
Lonnie Donegan/Age at death

Lonnie Donegan, father of skiffle, first global superstar of British pop and the first to popularise black music, has died on tour aged 71, it was announced yesterday.

What happened Lonnie Donegan?

Donegan died on 3 November 2002, aged 71, after a heart attack in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire mid-way through a UK tour, and before he was due to perform at a memorial concert for George Harrison with the Rolling Stones.

Where is Lonnie Donegan from?

Bridgeton, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Lonnie Donegan/Place of birth

What was Lonnie Donegan’s real name?

Anthony James Donegan
Lonnie Donegan/Full name

What was the name given to the cross between Dixieland and country blues that Lonnie Donegan made popular in the UK in the 1950s?

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Rock Island Line. This is originally a folk-blues song that was later converted to a British folk-pop song. We will start with a version by Leadbelly, and then discuss covers of that song by Lonnie Donegan and John Lennon.

What was Lonnie Donegans real name?

What is the name of Lonnie Donegan son?

Peter Donegan
Anthony Donegan
Lonnie Donegan/Sons

Where does the name Donegan come from?

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Donnagáin ‘descendant of Donnagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’.

Where did Lonnie Donegan come from?

Who did Lonnie Donegan wrote songs for?

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originally by
Gloryland Lonnie Donegan Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again Lonnie Donegan, Jimmy Currie Lonnie Donegan
Michael, Row the Boat Lonnie Donegan Lonnie Donegan and His Group
Rock O’ My Soul Lonnie Donegan Lonnie Donegan and His Skiffle Group

How old was Lonnie Donegan when he died?

Lonnie Donegan was born on April 29, 1931 in Glasgow, Scotland as Anthony James Donegan. He was married to Sharon Donegan, Jill Westlake and Maureen Donegan. He died on November 3, 2002 in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.

When did Lonnie Donegan start his skiffle career?

Born in Scotland and raised in England, Donnegan began his career in the British trad jazz revival but transitioned to skiffle in the mid 1950s, rising to prominence with a hit recording of the American folk song ” Rock Island Line ” which helped spur the broader UK skiffle movement.

What are the names of Lonnie Donegan’s children?

He had two daughters (Fiona and Corrina) by his first wife, Maureen Tyler (divorced 1962), a son and a daughter (Anthony and Juanita) by his second wife, Jill Westlake (divorced 1971), and three sons (Peter, David and Andrew) by his third wife, Sharon, whom he married in 1977. Peter Donegan is also a singer and a musician.

When did Lonnie Donegan release his first album?

He appeared on television in the United States on the Perry Como Show and the Paul Winchell Show. Returning to the UK, he recorded his debut album, Lonnie Donegan Showcase, in summer 1956, with songs by Lead Belly and Leroy Carr, plus “I’m a Ramblin’ Man” and ” Wabash Cannonball “.