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Johnny Burnette and the Rock 'n Roll Trio

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n Roll Trio - Johnny Burnette and the Rock 'n Roll Trio
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1956 Ratings: #37
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While Johnny and his brother Dorsey Burnette lived in the same neighborhood as Elvis Presley when they were kids, Johnny was basically predestined for an athletic career as a boxer, but after a few defeats he gave up. It was in music that he found a second wind when he and his brother Dorsey decided to form in 1952 a first group "Rhythm Rangers" with also Paul Burlison.

However, it wasn't until 1956 that the band managed to open the right door by winning a contest that allowed them ... read more


The debut album from Johnny Brunette & The Rock 'n Roll Trio is 26 minutes of very fun yet quite inoffensive rockabilly music. It doesn't do much to blow me away but it's hard to deny how infectious a lot of these tracks are and how charismatic Johnny Burnette's performances are.

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Added on: March 21, 2018