Richard Hawley

Sonny Burgess R.I.P.
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Author:  efsb [ Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Sonny Burgess R.I.P.

Rockabilly hero, still gigging into his 80s. Here he is in his mid 70s, doing his signature tune "Red Headed Woman" with the Blasters:

Here's one that Bruce Springsteen wrote for him:

Author:  Richard Hawley [ Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:41 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Sonny Burgess R.I.P.

One of the true American greats and original Sun rockers, I feel very sad we've lost a great performer and artist and one of the very last links to Sun records, one of the most important record labels of all time rest in peace Sonny ..>

Author:  exapno mapcase [ Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:21 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Sonny Burgess R.I.P.

Just seen this, really gutted. Those Sun records have a sound nobody else was making a sound like it - "rockabilly trumpet" 8) A great voice and part of something in the ether that came through him. Great at nursery songs


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