Dorsey Burnette

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by Dorsey Burnette

Biography

28 December 1932, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 19 August 1979, Canoga Park, California, USA. Living a full life, Burnette was a member of a classic 50s rock ‘n’ roll act, had his own hit soloist act in the 60s and became a country singer in the 70s. He helped to form the highly respected Johnny Burnette Trio with younger brother Johnny Burnette and Paul Burlison in 1953, but after appearing in the movie Rock Rock Rock in 1956, Dorsey left the trio. He recorded with Johnny as The Texans... Read more

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rockabilly
rock and roll
country
50s
rock
oldies
northern soul
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