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(Acrobat Music) 73 tracks This compilation traces The King Of Skiffle's extraordinary rise... more

Lonnie Donegan: Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD)

(Acrobat Music) 73 tracks

This compilation traces The King Of Skiffle's extraordinary rise from his role as a singing, banjo-playing sideman with Ken Colger's and Chris Barber's bands between 1953-35, to his own subsequent solo career. Comprising singles, EP & LP tracks. rarities, outtakes, live performances and radio broadcasts, this is the ultimate anthology of Lonnie's Skiffle Years.

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  • Interpret: Lonnie Donegan

  • Album titlle: Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD)

  • Genre Jazz

  • Year of publication 2008
  • Label Acrobat Records

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0824046901325

  • weight in Kg 0.22
Donegan, Lonnie - Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD) CD 1
01 Hard Time Blues (Live)
02 Nobody's Child (Live)
03 You Don't Know My Mind (Live)
04 Midnight Special (Voc Ken Colyer) (Live)
05 John Henry (Radio Session)
06 Midnight Special (Voc Ken Colyer) (Radio Session)
07 Rock Island Line (Single)
08 John Henry (Single)
09 Nobody's Child (Unissued)
10 Wabash Cannonball (Unissued)
11 Precious Lord, Lead Me On (Live)
12 Over In The New Burying Ground (Live)
13 Leavin' Blues (Live)
14 Bury My Body (Single)
15 Diggin' My Potatoes (Single)
16 The Passing Stranger (Single)
17 On A Christmas Day (Single)
18 Take My Hand, Precious Lord (Single)
19 When I Move To The Sky (Voc Ottilie Patterson) (Radio Broadcast)
20 On A Monday (Radio Broadcast)
21 Midnight Special (Backstairs Session Ep)
22 When The Sun Goes Down (Backstairs Session Ep)
23 New Buryin' Ground (Backstairs Session Ep)
24 Worried Man Blues (Vocal Dickie Bishop) (Backstairs Session Ep)
25 Harmonica Blues (Harmonica Chris Barber) (Unissued)
Donegan, Lonnie - Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD) CD 2
01 (In The Evening) When The Sun Goes Down (Radio Broadcast)
02 Midnight Special (Radio Broadcast)
03 Lost John (Radio Broadcast)
04 Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Radio Broadcast)
05 Railroad Bill (Radio Broadcast)
06 Lost John (Single)
07 Stewball (Single)
08 The Ballad Of Jesse James (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Skiffle Session Ep)
09 Ol' Riley (Skiffle Session Ep)
10 Railroad Bill (Skiffle Session Ep)
11 Stackalee (Stack O'lee) (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Skiffle Session Ep)
12 Bring A Little Water, Sylvie (Single)
13 Dead Or Alive (Single)
14 Wabash Cannonball (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
15 Nobody's Child (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
16 I Shall Not Be Moved (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
17 I'm Alabammy Bound (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
18 I'm A Ramblin' Man (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
19 Wreck Of The Old '97 (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
20 How Long, How Long Blues (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
21 Frankie And Johnny (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
22 I've Got Rocks In My Bed (Unissued)
23 Rock Island Line (Unissued)
24 Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O
Donegan, Lonnie - Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD) CD 3
01 On A Monday (Donegan On Stage Ep)
02 Old Hannah (Go Down Old Hannah) (Donegan On Stage Ep)
03 Mule Skinner Blues (Donegan On Stage Ep)
04 Precious Memories (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
05 Brother Moses Smote The Water (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
06 Ella Speed (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
07 Glory (False ) (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
08 Black Girl (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
09 Glory (Donegan On Stage Ep)
10 I'm Alabammy Bound (Radio Broadcast)
11 Cumberland Gap (Radio Broadcast)
12 Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O (Radio Broadcast)
13 Bring A Little Water, Sylvie (Radio Broadcast)
14 Cumberland Gap (Single)
15 Love Is Strange (Single)
16 Puttin' On The Style (Single)
17 Gamblin' Man (Single)
18 My Dixie Darling (Single)
19 I'm Just A Rolling Stone (Single)
20 Jack O'diamonds (Single)
21 Ham'n'eggs (Single)
22 Hard Travellin' (Unissued)
23 The Grand Coulee Dam (Single)
24 Nobody Loves Like An Irishman (Single)
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No Jimmie Rodgers song has shown more enduring appeal than Blue Yodel No. 8, although it's doubtful the Singing Brakeman would recognize his song in its current incarnation. Nearly all contemporary versions can be traced directly to Bill Monroe's high-adrenaline bluegrass arrangement or the manic rockabilly approach best known through the Fendermen's 1960 single. In this 1957 concert recording, the song gets a skiffle treatment from Lonnie Donegan (1931-2002), the acknowledged founder of this distinctively British genre. Skiffle developed when British trad jazz players attempted to reproduce Southern country blues performances on stage. Donegan's take on Lead Belly's Rock Island Line became a fluke hit single in 1954, inspiring many young Britons to learn the guitar and eventually change the direction of popular music.  (Dave Samuelson)

 

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Tracklist
Donegan, Lonnie - Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD) CD 1
01 Hard Time Blues (Live)
02 Nobody's Child (Live)
03 You Don't Know My Mind (Live)
04 Midnight Special (Voc Ken Colyer) (Live)
05 John Henry (Radio Session)
06 Midnight Special (Voc Ken Colyer) (Radio Session)
07 Rock Island Line (Single)
08 John Henry (Single)
09 Nobody's Child (Unissued)
10 Wabash Cannonball (Unissued)
11 Precious Lord, Lead Me On (Live)
12 Over In The New Burying Ground (Live)
13 Leavin' Blues (Live)
14 Bury My Body (Single)
15 Diggin' My Potatoes (Single)
16 The Passing Stranger (Single)
17 On A Christmas Day (Single)
18 Take My Hand, Precious Lord (Single)
19 When I Move To The Sky (Voc Ottilie Patterson) (Radio Broadcast)
20 On A Monday (Radio Broadcast)
21 Midnight Special (Backstairs Session Ep)
22 When The Sun Goes Down (Backstairs Session Ep)
23 New Buryin' Ground (Backstairs Session Ep)
24 Worried Man Blues (Vocal Dickie Bishop) (Backstairs Session Ep)
25 Harmonica Blues (Harmonica Chris Barber) (Unissued)
Donegan, Lonnie - Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD) CD 2
01 (In The Evening) When The Sun Goes Down (Radio Broadcast)
02 Midnight Special (Radio Broadcast)
03 Lost John (Radio Broadcast)
04 Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Radio Broadcast)
05 Railroad Bill (Radio Broadcast)
06 Lost John (Single)
07 Stewball (Single)
08 The Ballad Of Jesse James (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Skiffle Session Ep)
09 Ol' Riley (Skiffle Session Ep)
10 Railroad Bill (Skiffle Session Ep)
11 Stackalee (Stack O'lee) (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Skiffle Session Ep)
12 Bring A Little Water, Sylvie (Single)
13 Dead Or Alive (Single)
14 Wabash Cannonball (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
15 Nobody's Child (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
16 I Shall Not Be Moved (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
17 I'm Alabammy Bound (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
18 I'm A Ramblin' Man (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
19 Wreck Of The Old '97 (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
20 How Long, How Long Blues (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
21 Frankie And Johnny (Lonnie Donegan Showcase Lp)
22 I've Got Rocks In My Bed (Unissued)
23 Rock Island Line (Unissued)
24 Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O
Donegan, Lonnie - Midnight Special - The Skiffle Years (3-CD) CD 3
01 On A Monday (Donegan On Stage Ep)
02 Old Hannah (Go Down Old Hannah) (Donegan On Stage Ep)
03 Mule Skinner Blues (Donegan On Stage Ep)
04 Precious Memories (Voc Dickie Bishop) (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
05 Brother Moses Smote The Water (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
06 Ella Speed (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
07 Glory (False ) (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
08 Black Girl (Donegan On Stage Outtake)
09 Glory (Donegan On Stage Ep)
10 I'm Alabammy Bound (Radio Broadcast)
11 Cumberland Gap (Radio Broadcast)
12 Don't You Rock Me Daddy-O (Radio Broadcast)
13 Bring A Little Water, Sylvie (Radio Broadcast)
14 Cumberland Gap (Single)
15 Love Is Strange (Single)
16 Puttin' On The Style (Single)
17 Gamblin' Man (Single)
18 My Dixie Darling (Single)
19 I'm Just A Rolling Stone (Single)
20 Jack O'diamonds (Single)
21 Ham'n'eggs (Single)
22 Hard Travellin' (Unissued)
23 The Grand Coulee Dam (Single)
24 Nobody Loves Like An Irishman (Single)