The Leemen

LLeon Isackson first joined Lonnie's band as a drummer in 1959, fell in love with his sister and was married to her for over 25 years.. He went on to play in Dig Richard's R-Jays, and led bands for Johnny O'Keefe, Winifred Atwell, The Delltones and his own Rajahs and Mighty Guys. He is also an in demand arranger. He has been back with Lonnie now for many years.

AAlan Freeman is bass player and singer who has been at the top of his field for many years. He was a member of The Delltones for 13 years and a member of the choir who backs Andre Bochelli whenever he his is in Australia. Alan has been with the Leemen for a number of years and other than his own vocals, sings bass in their harmonies.

B Brian Dean has played bass and guitar in many leading orchestras and bands in both New Zealand and Australia. He and wife Jenine as The Romantics, toured the world of luxury hotels as a duo and also performed across the cabaret circuit in Australia. He has been a member of The Leemen playing bass and guitar with vocals for several years.


 

Lonnie and The Leemen 2015

Testimonials 1

 

Absolutely enjoyed your show my husband loved the way you told the stories before each song. The husband was a little hesitant, but he is fully converted now, we think you had an amazing voice. Hope to see you again. We also loved the DVD which we purchased -- This is great to see... Congratulations Lonnie!! Anyone who has ever seen you perform live would know that you are the epitome of "Excellence in live performance". Well deserved and long overdue -- FANTASTIC show last Saturday night Lonnie ... not only a great early Elvis history lesson set to iconic songs, well performed by a REAL legend of Rock'n'Roll, but also your Golden Hits as a second show FOR NO EXTRA CHARGE - what more could a Rock'n'Roll and Country Music fan ask for -- what a great show last night, you are a Class act, a little feedback from the people who accompanied us, Best money I’ve spent in a long while great value, did not expect this, what a quality show, he has a great range, the show was very well put together, WOW , would definitely go and see him again , last but not least Q. How old is he? A.He is in his _ _s,

Testimonials 2

 

Lonnie, we just watched your DVD The Black & White Television years. What a great DVD we loved watching the old footage. You are a true icon of Australian rock n roll era. We love what you do -- ..saying on mass that it was the best concert they had ever been to. From my point of view I think it's a fair statement to say that Lonnie is the only artist to emerge from the Golden Era & remain a vital stand-out box office attraction -- it was an awesome show I went 2 times and took friends they enjoyed the concert also still singing as good as ever and just loved the format and stories about the songs and singers well done Lonnie and the Leemen rock on forever -- You were a great entertainer years ago and you are even better now -- I had some guests attending & like me, they were very impressed with Lonnie’s show. -- His courtesy, professionalism, song quality & great all round showmanship was outstanding -- Hes just a pure Rock n Roller with an unfaltering voice singing very naturally. Loved every minute of it

Testimonials 3

 

Reckon Lonnie is looking great and he is singing fantastic. My advice if Lonnie is in your area do yourself a favour and get to his show. You won't be disappointed -- thank you for an awesome show last night! You are still as good an entertainer as you were back in the late '50s and early '60s!! Gotta love that Rockabilly music !! -- Once again fantastic show last night. Stacked to the rafters -- Great show Lonnie, we loved it -- Just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed your show last night at Bankstown Trots. We have seen you perform many times over the years, but last night was a real "surprise packet" keep on rockin'-- Loved the show Lonnie was awesome the songs bought back so many happy memories i will treasure forever bless you for still rockin on -- He's still a fantastic world class entertainer....Go see his show, it'll blow you away. -- Lonnie really has the innate ability to transform his audience back to those great days of early rock & roll