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Sonny Burgess

Post by Moshe » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:02 am

Rockabilly singer Sonny Burgess, who was signed to the Sun records label in 1956, has died at the age of 88 at his home in Arkansas.
Burgess, who continued to perform his brand of rockabilly and boogie woogie till recent years, was inducted into The Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2002.
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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by kev » Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:47 pm

And not to be confused with THIS Sonny Burgess:


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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by Moshe » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:08 pm

kev wrote:And not to be confused with THIS Sonny Burgess:

Never heard of THIS Sonny, but that song is hillarious!!!

I like it!!! :rflmao:
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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by Moshe » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:11 pm


This is the boogy woogying Sonny Burgess who just passed
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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by Moshe » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:15 pm

Blimey!
Guys back then were obsessed by a woman's hair colour!

I like this track though!
GO!!!!

Cor blimey, guvnor! He could rock!
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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by kev » Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:31 am

Moshe wrote:
kev wrote:And not to be confused with THIS Sonny Burgess:

Never heard of THIS Sonny, but that song is hillarious!!!

I like it!!! :rflmao:
He released 3 or 4 albums in the early '00s. The one the dog song is from, "Stronger" (2005 or '06), was probably the best, with a handful of really good songs. He released one album after that and now seems to have disappeared.

A few years after that Sonny Burgess was announced as one of the acts playing at the Hemsby rock n' roll festival (about 20 miles from where I live). I got quite excited for a short while until I realised it was rocker Burgess rather than country boy Burgess! :lol: Did go to the r & r festival at one point to see Wayne Hancock - excellent little show, rocked his way through about 20 songs in an hour!

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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by Moshe » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:22 am

Audiences at classic rock & Roll shows are a funny bunch. I recall years ago at a Chuck Berry gig loads turned up in their 50's gear, & one very drunk guy came up & asked "Are you a 50's man or a 60's man?". I didn't really know what to say!
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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by kev » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:30 am

Moshe wrote:Audiences at classic rock & Roll shows are a funny bunch. I recall years ago at a Chuck Berry gig loads turned up in their 50's gear, & one very drunk guy came up & asked "Are you a 50's man or a 60's man?". I didn't really know what to say!
I met one bloke at a gig who had a great big quiff sticking up and a huge beard straggling down ... looked like one of those old picture where you could see a face whichever way up you looked at it!

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Re: Sonny Burgess

Post by Moshe » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:57 am

:rofl3:
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