Loading...

Sonny Burke (Joseph Francis Burke)

Search on Amazon

Biography

Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Songwriter ("Midnight Sun", "Black Coffee"), arranger, conductor, composer, and record executive, educated at the University of Detroit and Duke University. He arranged for dance orchestras, and was artists-and-repertoire director for Decca Records for fourteen years and Reprise Records for three years. He joined ASCAP in 1942, and his other song compositions include "Somebody Bigger than You and I" and "How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies". Read more...