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Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?

16 Apr 11 - 05:41 AM (#3136209)
Subject: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: buddhuu

Please could someone enlighten me?

My mother-in-law is visiting and we were chatting about the late Mr D. She recalls being surprised to hear that he wrote a certain song... Unfortunately, precisely which song is the one detail that eludes.

Help with few candidate possibilities to jog the memory?

Ta very much.

Rick


16 Apr 11 - 05:54 AM (#3136217)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: Will Fly

He wrote "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" for Tom Jones in 1967.


16 Apr 11 - 06:13 AM (#3136225)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: buddhuu

Yup! That's the one!

Strewth that's a quick result. Mum-in-law is chuffed.

Thanks very much indeed, mate. :-)


16 Apr 11 - 06:23 AM (#3136229)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: alex s

There are no flies on Will


16 Apr 11 - 06:32 AM (#3136237)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: Will Fly

Ah well, I used to collect anything and everything by Donegan ever since I first heard "Rock Island Line"...


16 Apr 11 - 07:58 AM (#3136269)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: Bonzo3legs

To me, they were Lonnie Donegan songs even though he didn't write them!!!


16 Apr 11 - 09:44 AM (#3136310)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: GUEST,Captain Colin

"I'll Never Fall in Love Again" was co-written with his then guitarist, but as the tune already existed (as he freqently acknowledged) then in effect he had a hand in writing the lyrics- which is not quite the same as writing the song. He wrote one or two other album-filler songs but none achieved prominence. And of course who wrote "new words and music" to a large proportion of his output.


16 Apr 11 - 10:16 AM (#3136319)
Subject: RE: Songs Written by Lonnie Donegan?
From: Gavin Paterson

Based on 'Wandering' by Josh White.