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Johnny Burnette
(1934 - 1964)

Listen to Clown Shoes - (well, some of it)

John Joseph Burnette
Born 25th. March 1934 - Memphis, Tennessee
Died 14th. August 1964 - Clear Lake, California

Wikipedia page for Johnny

I have to be honest, Johnny is a favourite only because of a cover version of Clown Shoes! Obviously I'd heard him (especially Dreamin' and You're Sixteen) but had never taken too much notice. Then I heard Clown Shoes by PJ Proby (a great favourite who actually wrote Clown Shoes). It was a flip side but I followed it up and found JB. I only have a couple of CDs by JB but now consider myself a bit of a fan.