Johnny Burnette

Johnny Burnette

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Joseph "Johnny" Burnette (March 25, 1934 - August 14, 1964) was an American rockabilly pioneer. Along with his older brother Dorsey Burnette, and also a friend named Paul Burlison, Burnette was a founding member of The Rock and Roll Trio. He was the father of 1980s rockabilly singer Rocky Burnette. Johnny 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 parents and Dorsey in a public housing project in the Lauderdale Courts area of Memphis, which from 1948 until 1954, was also the home of Gladys and Vernon Presley and their son, Elvis.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134972908
  • 9786134972901