Burnette, born in
, is the heritage of classic American music. The son of rock-a-billy pioneer Dorsey Burnette, who with his brother Johnny, blazed the trail for the birth of rock and roll with the Rock N’ Roll Trio. Their music influenced everyone from Elvis Presley to the Beatles. Memphis Tennessee
Burnette recorded his first record for Dot Records at the age of seven, and by the time he was eleven he was touring the world with Brenda Lee. He has made numerous records as a solo artist and as a band member. In 1985, Burnett was nominated best new country male vocalist. And in 1987, he joined Fleetwood Mac and spent nine years as part of one of the world’s biggest rock bands.
As a songwriter Burnette had cuts on Fleetwood Mac, Faith Hill, Josh Turner, Bette Midler, Rod Stewart, Ray Charles, Greg Allman, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Everly Brothers, Cher, Tammy Wynette, and most recently had the George Strait single entitled “River Of Love”.