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Johnny Burnette (March 25, 1934 – August 14, 1964) was an American rockabilly pioneer from Memphis, TN. Along with his older brother Dorsey Burnette and a friend, Paul Burlison, he was the founding member of Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio.

John Joseph Burnette was born to Willie May and Dorsey Burnett Sr. in Memphis, Tennessee. (The ‘e’ at the end of the name was added later.) Johnny grew up with his…

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  • Great artist [2]
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  • Rock and Roll Trio was so good. Nobody was screaming like that in 56, and Paul Burlisons guitar, damn perfect.
  • Rock it!
  • Amazing!
  • so good
  • How can I download songs to my computer music library?
  • The Songs That Inspired The Big Boppa's CD - Rock 'n' Roll Legends, Rockabilly Hits NEW ROCKABILLY CD COMPILATION RELEASE, 4th April 2011, CD and Digital Download. This volume of ' The Songs That Inspired' series looks at the music associated with the dance form of Boppin', the fast train driving rhythms and slapping double bass, the sharp guitar licks and haunting echo of a rebel without a cause. This album will have you boppin' from start to finish and provides an education into early roots of rock and roll. Featuring Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent, Chuck Berry, Johnny Burnette & The Rock ,n, Rokk Trio, Howlin' Wolf, Arthur Crudup and many other Rockabilly pioneers and legends. Get it NOW from: Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/Songs-That-Inspired-Big-BoppaS/dp/B004DJ1VX4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1301761043&sr=8-1 Tesco: http://www.tescoentertainment.com/store/mp3/various-artists-the-songs-that-inspired-the-big-boppas/2%3A49288249/ and all good record stores.
  • Great artist. :)

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