Johnny Burnette

Johnny Burnette

JOHNNY BURNETTE d1964. American rockability pioneer originally with The Rock and Roll Trio who split in 1957. During his subsequent solo career, he achieved considerable success despite regularily changing record labels. His best known hits in the UK include Top 5 singles ; "Dreamin" / "Your Sixteen" (1960) and "Little Boy Sad" in 1961. He drowned (aged just 30) following a freak boating accident on Clearlake California on August 14th 1964, when his tiny unlit fishing boat was struck after dark by a cabin cruiser.

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Johnny Burnette

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A rare original Rock n Twist USA 1962 UK tour program, clearly signed in ink besides their images inside by ; Johnny Burnette d1964 (Just Johnny) / The Kestrels (Jeff) / Mark Wynter / Rolly Daniels / Danny Rivers / The Flee-Rekkers (Peter) and (on rear cover) Gary US Bonds 


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