Burgess, Sonny

Albert Austin "Sonny" Burgess (May 28, 1931, Newport, AR - August 18, 2017, Little Rock, AR) was an American rockabilly guitarist and singer. Burgess's first record, backed by his band The Pacers, was "We Wanna Boogie" in 1956 for Sun Records, in Memphis, about 80 miles southeast of his birthplace. The flip side was "Red Headed Woman". Burgess was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame of Europe in 1999. Burgess recorded Bruce Springsteen's song "Tiger Rose" for his 1996 album Sonny Burgess, produced by Garry Tallent.

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