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knobbing, knobbling, skiffling

In stone-cutting, a preliminary process, usually the knocking off of pieces projecting beyond the required dimensions.
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But he's supported by a great team of talented actor-musicians who perform as a skiffle band and a number of characters.
Dropping in trip and sporting the visor again, Somehow gets a hesitant vote to see off William Buick's mount Skiffle and the Dermot Weld hope Adool, winner of the listed Hurry Harriet Stakes.
Indeed at the beginning of 1958, skiffle artists were panicking as Coventry (and Nuneaton) were experiencing a shortage of guitars.
The Charlie Appleby-trained Skiffle will seek to become Godolphin's third winner of the Oaks, the race that gave Sheikh Mohammed's team their first Classic success 22 years ago, having been added at a cost of PS30,000, taking the event's overall purse to PS475,000.
Though now almost forgotten or remembered for novelty hits like My Old Man's a Dustman, Lonnie was once the most famous singer in Britain and his high-energy skiffle added a dash of colour to the drabness of life in the 1950s.
Sir Paul McCartney says: "You wanted to be in a skiffle group and Lonnie was the megastar.
asks one woman he interviews, to which Jim rather rudely replies: "Not skittle, you twit - skiffle.
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.
Lennon started a skiffle group that was very briefly called the Blackjacks, but changed the name before any public performances.
I think you and Maria would go down a storm fronting Primark but, if you would like to make a duo into a quartet, I could bring my tambourine and skiffle stick (complete with bottle tops) and my friend Peggy is fabulous playing the spoons.
Perone (American music and music theory, Mount Union College) describes the development of British pop and rock and roll music, from skiffle and the teen idols of the 1950s to the mods and rockers and the British Invasion.
And Michael King performs as Billy Fury, the Liverpudlian ladwhowent from skiffle to rock 'n' roll.