We Wanna Boogie: The Rockabilly Roots of Sonny Burgess and the Pacers

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Rock and roll pioneer and Newport native Sonny Burgess is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In this book full of personal interviews and remembrances, Burgess and his band tell of their original recordings for Sun Records in the 1950s; their shows with greats such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis; and their success in the contemporary rockabilly revival. This also is the history of a once prominent and spir-ited Delta community of extensive agricultural wealth. Newport was home to numerous music ...

We Wanna Boogie: The Rockabilly Roots of Sonny Burgess and the Pacers 2014, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

ISBN-13: 9781935106715

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We Wanna Boogie: The Rockabilly Roots of Sonny Burgess and the Pacers 2014, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

ISBN-13: 9781935106753

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