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Sonny Burgess


Not to end up being confused with the first-generation rockabilly vocalist of the same name, Sonny Burgess is really a Tx given birth to and bred nation vocalist who embraces a normal sound that mementos heartfelt weepers and toe-tapping honky tonk more than revved-up tunes approximately beverage and gals in cutoffs. Burgess was created in Cleburne, Tx, where he was raised in children with George Strait, Chet Atkins, Hank Williams, and Roy Clark in regular rotation over the family’s stereo system. By enough time he was in second quality, Burgess had been addicted to music after executing at a meeting at his college, where he gained the eye of his instructors, classmates, and a woman he enjoyed. While Burgess acquired a natural skill for music, he also acquired a interest for sports activities: he was a quarterback on his school’s soccer group and a pitcher over the football group, and he went to Trinity University on the football scholarship or grant, where he examined biology and physical education. After graduation, Burgess performed minor-league football for just two years with an AA group, the San Antonio Dodgers, but he kept to his imagine producing music and performed regional gigs while keeping down odd careers to aid himself and his family members. With time, Burgess gained a pursuing for his solid, sincere music and easygoing executing style over the Tx honky tonk circuit, and in 2001, he self-released his initial record, When in Tx. It had been reissued in 2003 with the unbiased nation label Music Town Information, and Burgess continuing touring hard in support, showing up over the Grand Ol’ Opry as soon as playing three split concerts within a day. Another long-player, Stronger, premiered in 2005, which have scored radio and video enjoy for the melody “THE GREATER I’m Around SOME INDIVIDUALS (THE GREATER I LOVE My Pup),” and 2009’s ARE YOU EXPERIENCING a Song LIKE THIS spawned a set of local hits, “Cowboy Great” and “Beer-I-Cide.” Burgess’ 4th album, ABOUT the Ride, premiered in 2012.

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Full Name Sonny Burgess
Profession Singer, Guitarist
Nationality American
Spouse Joann Adams
Children Peyton Burgess
Parents Albert Burgess, Esta Burgess
Music Songs Cowboy Cool, We Wanna Boogie, Red Headed Woman, Sadie's Back in Town, She Don't Make It Easy, Find My Baby for Me, When in Texas, Ain't Got a Thing, Beer-I-Cide, All about the Ride, Jesus & Bartenders, Tennessee Border, Tiger Rose, I Keep It Under My Hat, All Kinds of Beautiful, Alone with You, I Can't Think of One, Anytime I'm Smiling, It Must Have Been Somethin' I Said, Mr. Blues, When You're in Love with a Woman, Tears in the Eyes of Texas, Truckin' Down the Avenue, Little Town Baby, What Else Could Go Right, My Bucket's Got a Hole in It, Daddy Blues, The More I'm Around Some People, The More I Like My Dog, My Little Town Baby, I Was That Close, Sweet Misery, Mama Loochie
Albums Have You Got a Song Like That?, Live At Sun Studios, When in Texas, All about the Ride, The Old Gang, Arkansas Rock 'N' Roll, Back to Sun Records, Raw Deal, Sonny Burgess, Spellbound, Ain't Got No Home, Sonny Burgess and The Pacers, Sonny Burgess - 2006 Holiday Release, Debut Recordings, Boogie Woogie Rockabilly, Stronger, Tennessee Border, Arkansas Wild Man, We Wanna Boogie, Rock with Me, Vol. 3, Rock 'N' Roll Legend: Sonny Burgess, Country Rock, Onie Broken Heart, Oh! Mama, Emotions Restless I Fell In Love, Rock with Me, Vol. 1, We Wanna Boogie: The Very Best of Sonny Burgess, Rockabilly Elite: Sonny Burgess, The Flood Tapes 1959-62, Rock Elite: Best Of Sonny Burgess, Restless, Rock with Me, Vol. 2, Red Headed Woman, The Razorback Rock & Roll Tapes, The Extended Play Collection, Volume 56, The Best Of Sonny Burgess, Ain't Got a Thing, Thunderbird: 1956 - 1959 Recordings, Classic Recordings 1956-59, The Classic Recordings 1956-1959, Sun Record's Must Haves! Sonny Burgess, Itchy, Thunderbird, Sonny Burgess: Essential 10, The Legendary Sun Classics

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A Dirty Shame 2004 performer: "Itchy" / writer: "Itchy" - as Albert Sonny Burgess
American Masters TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001



American Masters 2001 TV Series documentary acknowledgment - 1 episode
Trauma: Life in the E.R. 1997 TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode



Roy Orbison: One of the Lonely Ones 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself - Musician
Lone Star Roads 2013 TV Series Himself - Special Guest
American Masters 2001 TV Series documentary Himself - Sun Artist
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1996 TV Series Himself

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