Sonny Burgess

and The Pacers 

Kick-Ass Rockabilly

Sonny Burgess and The Pacers with the two wildest and the best versions there is

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Newport, Arkansas, USA

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


Discogr. & Info! Sonny Burgess 

Albert Austin "Sonny” Burgess

(May 28, 1929 – August 18, 2017) was an American rockabilly guitarist and singer.

Biography 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

We Wanna Boogie - SUN LP 1022 [1984]

Red Headed Woman [alt. version, previously unissued] - rec. 1956

We Wanna Boogie [alt. version, previously unissued] - rec. 1956

Sun singles   Sun 606 - Sun 612    Razorback singles  R-117  &  R-120

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