A SEPTEMBER OF DEMENTO-“DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR [ON THE BEDPOST OVERNIGHT?}- LONNIE DONEGAN

A September of Demento- “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor [On The Bedpost Overnight?}- Lonnie Donegan. Lonnie Donegan had a big influence on some kids in Liverpool in the 1950s’- who eventually called themselves The Beatles- with his skiffle beat. This song went to #3 in the UK in 1959 and became his biggest hit in the US in 1961 when it peaked at #5.

5 responses to “A SEPTEMBER OF DEMENTO-“DOES YOUR CHEWING GUM LOSE ITS FLAVOR [ON THE BEDPOST OVERNIGHT?}- LONNIE DONEGAN

  1. Lonnie Donnegan used to get quite a lot of airplay in the UK. My first memory of high school is gazing at all the lumps of gum of various colours stuck beneath the desk. The other one of his I remember is “My Old Man’s A Dustman.”

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