Conish Burkes

Connie Burkes came from the extensive school of blues pianists operating in jukes, lumber camps, and tank towns along the course of the Santa Fe Railroad network in Texas, USA. This sparse information…
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Connie Burkes came from the extensive school of blues pianists operating in jukes, lumber camps, and tank towns along the course of the Santa Fe Railroad network in Texas, USA. This sparse information is virtually all that is known about Burke, and comes from the memories of surviving contemporaries. He recorded only once - a six-track session made for Vocalion in San Antonio, Texas, during 1937.