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Sonny Burgess

PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:25 pm
by Frankie T
Rockabilly pioneer Sonny Burgess, who shared a label with Elvis and Johnny Cash, dies at 88
Los Angeles Times 2 hours 0 minutes ago

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Albert "Sonny" Burgess, who was an early pioneer of what became known as rockabilly music, has died in his native Arkansas. Burgess died Friday in Little Rock, according to the Dillinger Funeral Home in Newport, Ark. He was 88. Burgess was among a group of singers in the mid-1950s who mixed rhythm and blues with country and western music. The sound became known as rockabilly and included Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis. He eventually signed with the legendary Sun Records in Memphis, where Presley, Cash and Lewis were among the artists under contract. Burgess toured under the name “Sonny Burgess & The Pacers,” transitioning from honky tonk to what became rockabilly. According to ...

Re: Sonny Burgess

PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:03 pm
by BFSD
I am getting too old. Too many people dying.
I guess life isn't fair