skiffle group

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Noun1.skiffle group - a band of musicians who play skiffle
ensemble - a group of musicians playing or singing together; "a string ensemble"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Described as a local, Liverpudlian troubadour, Eddie, a singer, guitarist and song-writer formed his first skiffle group around 1957 and enjoys a broad spectrum of musical styles.
Mark Kermode, second right, with the skiffle group The Railtown Bottlers
In 1957, he formed the Clarion Skiffle Group, which included sister Lorna in the line-up.
Neil Shuttleworth, who has sung in a skiffle group and jazz band, was confirmed as the Huddersfield Giants representative.
Sir Paul McCartney says: "You wanted to be in a skiffle group and Lonnie was the megastar.
Paul McCartney also pays tribute, saying: "You wanted to be in a skiffle group and Lonnie was the megastar.
The song inspired John Lennon and George Harrison to take up the guitar and a year later Lennon's skiffle group The Quarrymen were playing at a church fete when Paul McCartney introduced himself.
3 Aged 10, he played his first gig as a member of his father's Original London Skiffle Group in Uxbridge before joining one of the most famous English rock bands in 1976.
SUPERB VOCALIST: (third from right) members of the The band was one of the first beat bands from the area and began as a skiffle group, known for their unique 'twin guitar sound'.
In the mid-1950s Ian and his younger sister Lorna had formed the Clarion Skiffle Group, whose name was later changed to the Ian Campbell Four and then the Ian Campbell Folk Group.