Johnny Burnette

Johnny Burnette

Johnny Burnette

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Dreamin'
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You're Sixteen, You're Beautiful (And You're Mine)
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You're Sixteen-Your're Beautiful (And You're Mine) [Single Version]
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Little Boy Sad
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You're Sixteen

Albums

  • You're Beautiful

    Feb 2020 • 15 songs

  • Melancholy Christmas (Another Try)
  • Parlor One

    Aug 2019 • 8 songs

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Johnny Burnette

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A contemporary of Elvis Presley in the Memphis scene of the mid-'50s, Johnny Burnette played a similar brand of fiery, spare wildman rockabilly. With his brother Dorsey (on bass) and guitarist Paul Burlison forming his Rock 'n' Roll Trio, he recorded a clutch of singles for Decca in 1956 and 1957 that achieved nothing more than regional success. Featuring the groundbreaking fuzzy tone of Burlison's guitar, Johnny's energetic vocals, and Dorsey's slapping bass, these recordings -- highlighted by the first rock & roll version of "Train Kept A-Rollin'" -- compare well to the clas...
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