Dorsey Burnette Similar Artists

Johnny Powers - 91% match to Dorsey Burnette

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Narvel Felts - 82% match to Dorsey Burnette

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Albert Narvel Felts, 11 November 1938, Keiser, Arkansas, USA. Felts obtained his first guitar when aged 13 and taught himself to play. In 1956, he won a talent contest, appeared on local radio and passed an audition as a rock ‘n’ roll singer for Sun Records in Memphis, although his sessions were not released at the time. In 1957, his first record for Mercury Record Read more

Jimmy Wages - 75% match to Dorsey Burnette

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Hayden Thompson - 67% match to Dorsey Burnette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 March 1938, Booneville, Mississippi, USA. Rockabilly and country performer Thompson was brought up on a typical southern radio diet of Hank Snow and Bob Wills, although later he also discovered B.B. King and Howlin’ Wolf courtesy of Memphis’ KWEM station. Both his parents were musical, his father playing the guitar and his mother the harmonica. He formed his firs Read more

Sleepy LaBeef - 56% match to Dorsey Burnette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Paulsey LaBeff, 20 July 1935, near Smackover, Arkansas, USA. (The family name was originally LaBoeuf). The youngest of 10 siblings, his early years were spent on the small family farm, where his father taught him to play guitar. He gained the nickname of Sleepy on his first day at school owing to heavy-lidded eyes that gave the impression that he was half asleep. In 1 Read more

Benny Joy - 52% match to Dorsey Burnette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s
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Robin Luke - 42% match to Dorsey Burnette

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s
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20 March 1942, Los Angeles, California, USA. Luke was a rockabilly-style singer who had one Top 5 success, ‘Susie Darlin’’, in 1958. His family moved frequently, and in 1953 settled in Hawaii, where he learned to play guitar and ukulele. He was discovered by entertainer Kimo McVay, who introduced him to Bob Bertram, who then recorded Luke in his own Bertram In Read more


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