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Sonny Burgess (28th May, 1931)

PostPosted: Fri May 28, 2010 3:36 pm
by john poole
Albert Austin "Sonny" Burgess - born 28th May, 1931 (Nr. Newport, Arkansas)

One of the survivors from Sun Records. There's a fair number of recent live clips on YouTube, but nothing can compare with the crazed exuberance of his Sun recordings.

'We Wanna Boogie' (1956)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx1hTzESFaI

http://www.legendarypacers.com

"Once you get past Sonny Burgess, Billy Riley, and Johnny Burnette, there ain't much more" - Jim Dickinson on Rockabilly.

""... you wish more rockabilly bands had trumpets" - B.D. 'Theme Time Radio Hour'

Re: Sonny Burgess (28th May, 1931)

PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 10:05 am
by john poole
Adding the flip side 'Red Headed Woman' for Sonny's 85th today.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2_XwJqqcP8

Re: Sonny Burgess (28th May, 1931)

PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 12:42 pm
by Adam Blake
Fabulous!

Re: Sonny Burgess (28th May, 1931)

PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 5:36 pm
by alister prince
Well that shook the dust out my brains! Thanks John.
And I love that trumpet!
Aly