Chanteur, chef d'orchestre et tromboniste Anglais né le 19 janvier 1925, originaire du Yorkshire. Don Lang a débuté à l'orée des années cinquante avec le "Vic Lewis Band". En Octobre 53, il forme le "Don Lang And His Frantic Five" et commence à enregistrer chez HMV Records. En 1957, Don Lang et son groupe deviennent l'orchestre permanent de l'émission de télévision "6-5 Special", qui passait tous les Samedi soir sur la BBC. Don est mort le 3 août 1992.

SIX FIVE SPECIAL

THE BIG BEAT

WITCH DOCTOR

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles & EP

01/1956 SP HMV 7M 354 (UK) . Four Brothers / I Want You To Be My Baby
04/1956 SP HMV 7M 381 (UK) . Rock Around The Island / Jumpin' To Conclusions
06/1956 SP HMV 7M 416 (UK) . Rock And Roll Blues / Stop The World I Wanna Get Off
10/1956 SP HMV POP 260 (UK) . Sweet Sue-Just You / Lazy Latin
01/1957 SP HMV POP 289 (UK) . Rock Around The Cookhouse / Rock Mister Piper
04/1957 SP HMV POP 335 (UK) . Rock-A-Billy / Come Go With Me
06/1957 SP HMV POP 350 (UK) . School Day / Six-Five Special
08/1957 SP HMV POP 382 (UK) . White Silver Sands / Again 'n' Again 'n' Again
10/1957 SP HMV POP 414 (UK) . Red Planet Rock / Texas Tambourine
1957 EP HMV 7EG 8208 (UK) The Big Beat / Rock, Rock, Rock / Baby Baby / Rock Pretty Baby
01/1958 SP HMV POP 434 (UK) . Ram Shackle Daddy / 6.5 Hand Jive
03/1958 SP HMV POP 465 (UK) . Tequila / Junior Hand Jive
05/1958 SP HMV POP 488 (UK) . Witch Doctor / Cool Baby Cool
1958 EP LA VOIX DE SON MAÎTRE EMF 156 (F) Witch Doctor / Cool Baby Cool / Red Planet Rock / Texas Tambourine
08/1958 SP HMV POP 510 (UK) . The Bird On My Head / Hey, Daddy
12/1958 SP HMV POP 547 (UK) . Queen Of The Hop / Lo-Do-Da-Da
1958 EP LA VOIX DE SON MAÎTRE EMF 201 (F) A Hoot An 'A Holler / Ram Shackle Daddy / Wiggle Wiggle / The Bird On My Head
02/1959 SP HMV POP 585 (UK) . Wiggle Wiggle / Teasin'
06/1959 SP HMV POP 623 (UK) . Percy Green / Phineas Mc Coy
09/1959 SP HMV POP 649 (UK) . A Hoot An' A Holler / See You On Friday
12/1959 SP HMV POP 682 (UK) . Reveille Rock / Frankie And Johnny
03/1960 SP HMV POP 714 (UK) . Sink The Bismark / They Call Him Cliff

Albums

1957 LP 10" HMV DLP 1151 (UK) SKIFFLE SPECIAL - Whiskey / New York Gals / Fightin' Men / The Cattle Train / This Train / By And By / A Rag, A Bone And A Lock Of Hair / Roll The Cotton Down / Poor Old Man / The Roving Gambler / Racoon And Possum / Sarah Kelly From Plum Nelly
1957 LP 10" HMV DLP 1179 (UK) INTRODUCING THE HAND JIVE - Six Five Jive / Riverside Rock / Texas Tambourine / It's Time To Jive / School Day / Red Planet Rock / The Climb / Rock Around The Cookhouse / Hand Jive Boogie / Rock And Roll Blues
1962 LP 12" ACE OF CLUBS ACL 1111 (UK) TWENTY TOP TWENTY TWISTS - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / Great Balls Of Fire / Rock Around The Clock / I Go Ape / Move It / Jailhouse Rock / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans / Wiggle, Wiggle / What 'd I Say / Quater To Three / Hit The Road Jack / Sweet Little Sixteen / All Shook Up / Chantilly Lace / Shake, Rattle And Roll / Yakety Yak / Be Bop A Lula / Hound Dog / Splish Splash / New Orleans
1983 LP 12" SEE FOR MILES CM 119 (UK) ROCK ROCK ROCK - Queen Of The Hop / Ram Shackle Daddy / 6-5 Hand Jive / Red Planet Rock / Texas Tambourine / School Day / Rock Mister Piper / Rock Around The Cookhouse / Rock-A-Billy / Rock, Rock, Rock / Six Five Special / Four Brothers / Come Go With Me / Tequila / Hey Daddy / Rock And Roll Blues / Rock Around The Island / I Want You To Be My Baby / See You Friday / They Call Him Cliff / Time Machine / Witch Doctor
1984 LP 12" SEE FOR MILES SEE 35 (UK) TOP TWENTY TWISTS - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On / Great Balls Of Fire / Rock Around The Clock / I Go Ape / Move It / Jailhouse Rock / Way Down Yonder In New Orleans / Wiggle, Wiggle / What 'd I Say / Quarter To Three / Hit The Road Jack / Sweet Little Sixteen / All Shook Up / Chantilly Lace / Shake, Rattle And Roll / Yakety Yak / Be Bop A Lula / Hound Dog / Splish Splash / New Orleans

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