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Ral Donner (1943–1984)

Chicago-born Ralph Stuart Emanuel Donner got his musical start as a child, singing in church. He later competed in Chicago-area talent shows and formed several bands in high school, one of which--The Rockin' Five--backed Sammy Davis Jr. on a Chicago television show in the late 1950s. In 1959 Donner appeared on "Big Beat", a teen dance show hosted ... See full bio »


(age 41) in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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 1981 This Is Elvis
Voice of retrospective Elvis (voice)
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 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.103 (1966) ... (writer: "I Got Burned")

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Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant stated at his 1995 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that Donner was one of his musical influences.


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