Werly Fairburn

Werly Fairburn

About Werly Fairburn

Werly Fairburn (b. Folsom, Louisiana, Nov. 27, 1924 - d. Jan, 18, 1985) was an American rockabilly musician. Fairburn listened to the Grand Ole Opry and played guitar as a youngster, learning to play from a local blues musician alongside the hillbilly music he heard on the radio. With the outbreak of World War II, he took a job at a New Orleans shipyard, and then served in the Navy in Hawaii. Upon his return to New Orleans he trained as a barber and attempted to start a singing career simultaneously. Read more about Werly Fairburn on Last.fm.

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