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Johnny Burnette: Already Dead Keen to Come Back

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 21 April 1962

JOHNNY BURNETTE arrived in Britain at the end of last week for his tour with U.S. Bonds and Gene McDaniels, which opens in Glasgow on ...

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Cliff Richard, Adam Faith, Brenda Lee, John Leyton: NME Poll Winners Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, 20 April 1962

At the NME's sensational Poll Winners' concert — CLIFF, SHADOWS, HELEN, BILLY, ADAM GIVE THRILL OF LIFETIME ...

Johnny Burnette: 'No Dance Discs From Me'

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 9 November 1963

THE MAN who has had many U.S. and British top 20 hits is over here again in Britain — and no-one seems to know anything ...

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n Roll Trio: Tear It Up (Solid Smoke SS-8001)

Review by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, 7 September 1978

OF ALL THE raving rockabilly legends — men like Charlie Feathers and Sonny Burgess — who never gained a commercial foothold, Johnny Burnette was one ...

Johnny Burnette

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. 25 March 1934, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 14 August 1964, Clear Lake, California ...

Johnny Burnette

Sleeve notes by Colin Escott, 'Rockabilly Boogie' (Bear Family), 2002

IT'S STRANGE, THE TRICKS that history plays. Johnny Burnette, now dead almost forty years, would never have guessed that his legendary status would not be ...


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