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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lt;B Mary Whitehouse took issue with TV appearances by Jimi Hendrix (and inset above, his guitar-humping performance on All Our Loving), The Doors, Alice Cooper, Mick Jagger and Chuck Berry's My Ding-A-Ling
To others, Mary Whitehouse was a pantomime villain, a literalist lacking irony or humour, a busybody who took offence at the camp playfulness of the lyrics of Chuck Berry's My Ding-a-Ling.
7 Ding-a-ling is an occupant of whose car in Wacky Races?
T HE Dutch are a genial lot - that's why it came as a surprise when the frantic ding-a-ling of a bicycle bell alerted me to the possibility of imminent mortality.
In Dubai his repertoire included his 1955 debut single Maybellene, Sweet Little Sixteen, Memphis Tennessee, and his biggest double entendre hit, My Ding-A-Ling.
The singer of hits My Ding-A-Ling and Johnny B Goode was to appear at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall for one night only.
The fighter they call 'The Ding-a-Ling Man' wants to ring Enzo Maccarinelli's bell at the Millennium Stadium on November 3.
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.
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.
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.
Shaun fronted the Ding-A-Ling and enjoyed considerable popularity all around the country for a number of years.
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.
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.