Sonny Burgess

& The Kings IV

60’s Rockabilly

Birth name, Albert Austin Burgess aka Sonny Burgess

Born May 28, 1929 or 1931, not really sure here

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Newport, Arkansas, USA

Born May 28, 1929; Died August 18, 2017 (aged 88), Little Rock, Arkansas


Info!  Sonny Burgess


Albert Austin "Sonny" Burgess (May 28, 1929 – August 18, 2017) was an American rockabilly guitarist and singer.


Burgess was born on a farm near Newport, Arkansas to Albert and Esta Burgess. He graduated from Newport High School in 1948. In the early 1950s, Burgess played boogie woogie music in dance halls and bars around Newport. Burgess, Kern Kennedy, Johnny Ray Hubbard, and Gerald Jackson formed a boogie-woogie band they called the Rocky Road Ramblers. In 1954, following a stint in the US Army (1951–53), Burgess re-formed the band, calling them the Moonlighters after the Silver Moon Club in Newport, where they performed regularly. After advice from record producer Sam Phillips, the group expanded to form the Pacers. … Read full text here >>> Sonny Burgess

Original Release RAZORBACK R-120 (US) 1965 ; This release, repro RAZORBACK R-120 [1970’s]

Mary Lou   b/w   Is it wrong

Mary Lou - 1965

Razorback singles: SUN 606/612 - 1956    Razorback R-117 - 1964

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