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Dorsey Burnette (1932–1979)

Dorsey Burnette was born on December 28, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He died on August 19, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2007 For the Bible Tells Me So (Documentary) (performer: "If It's a Sin")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Lonesome Tears in My Eyes")
 1994 Pulp Fiction (writer: "Waitin' In School")
 1990 The Crossing (writer: "Here Comes the Feeling")
 1989 Rude Awakening (writer: "Combaya")
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (writer: "Rock Billy Boogie")
 1985 Sweet Dreams (writer: "Oh Baby Babe")
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary) (writer: "Tear It Up")
 1978 My Boys Are Good Boys (lyrics: "My Boys Are Good Boys") / (music: "My Boys Are Good Boys") / (performer: "My Boys Are Good Boys")
 1978 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 September 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Tear It Up")
 1977 Kingdom of the Spiders (performer: "Peaceful Verde Valley", "Things I Treasure", "Green Side of the Mountain", "XKE") / (writer: "Peaceful Verde Valley", "Things I Treasure", "Green Side of the Mountain", "XKE")
 1974 Bootleggers (performer: "Wings of the Wind", "Bootleggers")
 1974 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1974) ... (writer: "Believe What You Say")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.117 (1966) ... (writer: "We're Gonna Stand up on the Mountain")
 1958-1963 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- June Music Festival (1963) ... (writer: "Gypsy Woman")
- The Women's Club Play (1962) ... (writer: "My One Desire")
- Top Gun (1958) ... (writer: "Believe What You Say" - uncredited)
- Picture in Rick's Notebook (1958) ... (writer: "Waitin' In School" - uncredited)
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 1978 My Boys Are Good Boys (vocalist: theme song)
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 1974 Music Country U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Himself
 1960 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.43 (1960) ... Himself
 1956 Rock Rock Rock!
Himself (uncredited)

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Single: "Tall Oak Tree" (Era Records) See more »

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Older brother of Johnny Burnette. See more »

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