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Paul Burlison Net Worth

Paul Burlison Net Worth is
$200,000

Paul Burlison Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Template:Multiple issuesPaul Burlison (February 4, 1929 - September 27, 2003) was an American pioneer rockabilly guitarist and a founding member of The Rock and Roll Trio. Burlison was born in Brownsville, Tennessee, where he was exposed to music at an early age. After a stint in the United States Military, Burlison teamed up with Johnny and Dorsey Burnette to form the The Rock and Roll Trio. The band released several singles, but failed to attain chart success. The Trio disbanded in the fall of 1957 and Burlison moved back to Tennessee to start a family. There he started his own electrical subcontracting business which he ran faithfully for twenty years, taking a break when the Trio reunited in the early 1980s. He released his only solo album in 1997, which received positive reviews. Burlison remained active in the music scene until his death in 2003.Burlison and his family lived in Brownsville until 1937. During the floods of that year, miserable economic conditions prompted the Burlison family to move to Memphis, Tennessee. In 1938, his brother-in-law, Earl Brooks began to teach him to play the guitar. As well as learning Brooks’ Country influenced techniques, he also drew inspiration from watching Jesse Lee and Juanita Denson perform. Later, he would frequent the Blues joints along Beale Street. While he was still in high school, he would travel to the outskirts of West Memphis, Arkansas, to watch Chester Burnett, the Howlin' Wolf play.Burlison also developed an interest in boxing and began training at the Dave Wells Community Center under the instruction of trainer, Jim Denson. He was to win the local welterweight championship, and was runner-up in the All-Navy Tournament 1947-48. Whilst competing in the 1949 Golden Gloves tournament, Denson introduced him to another young boxer, Dorsey Burnette.Dorsey Burnette would become a Golden Gloves welterweight champion. He had a younger brother, Johnny Burnette, who was a Golden Gloves lightweight champion fighter. Both brothers had a deep interest in music and it was through their mutual interest in both music and boxing that the three were to become close friends.Toward the end of the World War II Paul Burlison enlisted in the United States Navy (1946) He was only 17 years of age at the time and received an honorable discharge in 1949.
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Full NamePaul Burlison
Date Of BirthFebruary 4, 1929
Died2003-09-27
Place Of BirthBrownsville, Tennessee, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack
NationalityAmerican
Music GroupsThe Rock and Roll Trio
Star SignAquarius
#Fact
1Was a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Trio along with Dorsey Burnette and Johnny Burnette

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Beatles Anthology1995TV Mini-Series documentary writer: "Lonesome Tears in My Eyes"
Sweet Dreams1985writer: "Oh Baby Babe"
Urgh! A Music War1981Documentary writer: "Tear It Up"
Iltatähti1978TV Series writer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Howlin' Wolf Story2003DocumentaryHimself
Sounds of Memphis2002TV Movie documentary
Rock & Roll1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Rock Rock Rock!1956Himself, of The Johnny Burnette Trio (uncredited)

Known for movies


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