Celebrating the life of Ral Donner Sr., Celebrated and Renowned recording artist of the early Rock N Roll Era!
Shared stages with dozens of other well know artist like Dion & the Belmonts, Sam Cooke, Tony Orlando, Jackie Wilson, Etta James and many more... yet somehow was not as revered in his day.
Despite a lack of blockbuster success, his voice was strong and unmistakable and his left a deep mark on the Pop music scene, and is revered and has influenced countless artists, namely folks like Robert Plant & Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)
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A Facebook Live Discussion we had on 2.14.2021 with our friends Ral Jr & Erik Donner, sons of legendary recording artist RAL DONNER, in tribute to what would have been his 78th birthday this past week. Both gentlemen are talented performers in their own right currently performing weekly around the Chicago area.
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Erik's Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/erik.elvis.donner
Ral Jr's Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ral.trashmartini
Excellent Biography by Terry Wilson
Interview with Rip Lay (As published in November 1979 Goldmine)
CHOICE SONG SELECTION (Erik and Ral Jr's Favorites)
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