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Anthony James Donegan (29 April 1931 – 3 November 2002), known as Lonnie Donegan, was a British skiffle singer, songwriter and musician, referred to as the "King of Skiffle", who influenced 1960s British pop musicians.Born in Scotland and raised in England from the age of 1, the British Hit Singles & Albums lists him as "Britain's most successful and influential recording artist before The Beatles". Donegan had 31 UK Top 30 single hits, 24 being successive and three at number one.He was the first British male singer with two US Top 10 hits.Donegan received an Ivor Novello lifetime achievement award in 1997 and in 2000 he was made an MBE.

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