Sonny Burgess

    Sonny Burgess

    • Sonny Burgess
    Sonny Burgess

    Sonny Burgess

    • Sonny Burgess

    Sonny Burgess

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    Red Headed WomanSonny Burgess
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    We Wanna Boogie - OriginalSonny Burgess
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    Enough of YouSonny Burgess
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        Sonny Burgess is one of the wildest rockers to record for the legendary Sun label in Memphis. He and his band the Pacers came out of Newport, AR, with a hard-rocking style that, unlike that of most rockabillies, owed little to nothing in the way of a stylistic debt to country music. With his red-dyed hair, matching stage suit and guitar, and wild stage performances, Burgess made mincemeat of the competition on many of the early-'50s rock & roll package tours. Though his Sun rele... Read more

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