Lionel Vinyl - Celebrity Disc Jockey
Lionel Vinyl was born in Brooklyn, New York 4th
July, 1950. At the age of 10, Lionel and his
family moved to Manhattan. This is where Lionel
was influenced by the sweet sounds of soul.
Later on in the '60s, still in his teens, Lionel
helped the growth of Motown music, becoming
close friends with The Jacksons, Diana Ross,
Marvin Gaye and many more. Here, Lionel can be
seen with his close friends, The Jacksons way
back in the summer of '69. You know the
moonwalking that Michael does? Well Lionel
taught him how to do that.
1970 he became a DJ performing at all the major
nightclubs in New York. Through the '70s Lionel
Vinyl established himself as the most famous DJ
in the USA.
Lionel's Lower Manhattan
By 1975 he had opened his own club in Manhattan,
the world famous "Lionel's" where Saturday Night
Fever was filmed, which he in part choreographed
and taught John Travolta to D.I.S.C.O. All the
disco stars were regular clients, from Kool &
The Gang to Gloria Gaynor, where they all came
as personal friends of Lionel Vinyl. It was well
known by everyone in the industry that Lionel
Vinyl was the KING OF DISCO.
1979 Lionel released his first record by popular
demand, followed by a major recording deal with
RCA. This led to number one singles in America,
and as far as China and Singapore. To this day
Lionel's albums still outsell Michael Jackson
and the Nolans in Japan.
the '80s Lionel's career exploded on to US
television. He presented music shows, talk
shows, game shows and appeared in a string of
hit films, making him a multi-millionaire.
Lionel's original and innovative shows spawned a
whole generation of similar shows. Jerry
Springer, Wheel of Fortune, Fame, Knight Rider,
Magnum to name but a few.
seriously folks -
He's back form the '70's 80's and 90's and today
is know for being the ultimate cheezy
DJ from the USA, he's educating the UK in Disco at
venues in Blackpool, the North West and beyond.
He also had his own radio show every Sunday on
Lionel Vinyl is the ultimate entertainer for
your private party or corporate event. To quote
the old adage ‘Once Seen Never Forgotten’.
Lionel will teach your guests to disco dance and
totally involve them in the evenings
entertainment. Lionel will transform your
corporate function, private party, celebrity
wedding, themed stage show and will amaze and
astonish when he appears in your nightclub or
highend bar. Lionel Vinyl is the extra special
ingredient for your event.
a few of the blue chip companies Lionel has
electrified from the stage:
Next, Moto, SSP Rail, Alliance & Leicester,
Co-Op, JJB Sports, LA Fitness, Gold Medal
Travel, The Barrhead Travel Awards, Carphone
Warehouse, Betfred, Signal 1, Children In Need
plus many many more ......
Shane Richie wedding, Kerry Katona wedding
(Italy), Nicky Butt (ex Manchester United and
Newcastle football player) wedding (Portugal).
Lionel has also appeared in OK and Hello
magazines for these and other celebrity events.
RADIO AND STAGE WORK INCLUDES:
Red Rose 999 / Rock FM
Radio Wave - Disco show for 6 years
Abbadabbadoo - Blackpool Opera Houes, joint lead
role with David Copperfield.
QUOTE FROM SHANE RICHIE
‘Lionel was that good at my wedding, I wanted to
marry him as well!’
How To Book -
you would like to enquire about the availability
of Lionel Vinyl , please fill in the form.
all major credit and debit cards - a booking fee can now
be taken over the phone on 0161 78 88 444