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Johnny Burnette (1934–1964)

Johnny Burnette was born on March 25, 1934 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He died on August 14, 1964 in Clear Lake, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (performer: "You're Sixteen (You're Beautiful & You're Mine)")
 2004 A Dirty Shame (performer: "Eager Beaver Baby")
 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer: "Lonesome Tears in My Eyes")
 1994 Pulp Fiction (writer: "Waitin' In School")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (performer: "You're Sixteen")
 1987 My Best Friend's Birthday (writer: "Rock Billy Boogie")
 1985 Sweet Dreams (writer: "Oh Baby Babe")
 1984 DTV: Pop & Rock (Video) (performer: "Dreamin'")
 1981 Urgh! A Music War (Documentary) (writer: "Tear It Up")
 1978 Iltatähti (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 20 September 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Tear It Up")
 1974 Rock Concert (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (1974) ... (writer: "Believe What You Say")
 1973 American Graffiti (performer: "You're Sixteen")
 1958 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top Gun (1958) ... (writer: "Believe What You Say" - uncredited)
- Picture in Rick's Notebook (1958) ... (writer: "Waitin' In School" - uncredited)
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 1962-1963 Thank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #5.8 (1963) ... Himself
- Episode #2.33 (1962) ... Himself
 1960-1961 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series)
Himself / Himself'
- Episode #4.190 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #4.101 (1961) ... Himself
- Episode #4.43 (1960) ... Himself
- Episode #3.114 (1960) ... Himself'
 1960 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.45 (1960) ... Himself
 1956 Rock Rock Rock!
Himself, Lead Singer of The Johnny Burnette Trio (uncredited)
 1955 Webb Pierce and His Wonderin' Boys (Short)
Himself - Member, Wanderin' Boys (uncredited)
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 2001 Welcome to the Club: The Women of Rockabilly (Video documentary)
Himself
 1984 DTV: Pop & Rock (Video)
Himself
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Songwriter: Wrote (w/Dorsey Burnette) "I Believe What You Say", a hit for Ricky Nelson. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »
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He began his career as lead vocalist and guitar player for The Johnny Burnette Trio (1952-1957). His solo career took off in 1960 with the million seller standards "Dreamin" and "You're Sixteen". See more »

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