ding-a-ling


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ding-a-ling

(ˈdɪŋəlɪŋ)
n. a stupid person; a giddy person who hears bells. This ding-a-ling comes up and asks me for a dollar for the orphans. I tell her I got all the orphans I can use at any price.
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DING-A-LING DING DONG: Chuck Berry failed to turn up
It saw live DJ performances from Coventry's Pete Waterman - later to become one of the biggest producers in the record business - and was where Chuck Berry recorded his biggest hit My Ding-A-Ling in 1972.
You can't fault Raj's dedication to tracing performers with city connections, with works also including Kylie Minogue - suitable because she was produced by Coventry's Pete Waterman to Chuck Berry, who recorded My Ding-a-Ling at the Locarno, and Coventry-born Frank Ifield.
A native of Tuam, where his father played with the Johnny Flynn Showband, he moved to Limerick in 1983 where he joined Shaun O'Dowd and Ding-A-Ling.
Berry's My Ding-a-ling, that was not only recorded at The Locarno, Coventry, of course, but as it's heavy on the audience participation, it actually ranks as the No 1 single to include the most Coventry voices.
Shaun fronted the Ding-A-Ling and enjoyed considerable popularity all around the country for a number of years.
However, the low point of the evening for me was when he sang My Ding-a-Ling, the worst song I had ever heard him perform.
The second half would see Berry perform his "Musex", starting with a "rude" version of Reelin' & Rockin' and on to an epic version of My Ding-a-Ling.
That meant that both singles on either side of the Atlantic had been recorded in Coventry, Mouldy Old Dough in Kingsway, Stoke and My Ding-a-Ling at The Locarno in the city centre.
If he ever darkens Scotland's doorstep again, I will personally boot him right in his Ding-A-Ling and send him packing.
This is the man who John Lennon credited with inventing rock 'n' roll and who gave us such classics as Johnny B Goode, Maybellene and erm, My Ding-A-Ling.
My ding-a-ling, my ding-a-ling, I want to play with my ding-a-ling".
She made the BBC veto Alice Cooper's School's Out video, and tried to get Chuck Berry's song My Ding-A-Ling banned on the grounds that it was all about masturbation.
The legendary blues singer-guitarist Chuck Berry recorded his hit My Ding-a-ling in Coventry in 1972.
One, called My ding-a-ling, went: My wife's gone away I'm all alone and I don't like being on my own.