Country-Rock and vintage 60s/70 Pop from NC. Written, Performed and Produce by Burke Long - ARTIST/PRODUCER SEE VINTAGE MAGAZINE quote under "Reviews" tab
A tale of southern living loving, freedom and hometown roots.
Burke Long is a North Carolina guitarist, singer -songwriter and producer . Burke writes ,performs and records music of the American South with an authenticity that comes from years of road and studio work in various combos and solo efforts. Growing up in the small town of Candor NC, Burke heard lots of Southern music including blue grass, country and early rock. Influences include Springsteen,Tom Petty, Buddy Holly and classic country acts such as Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings. Through the years Burke has open shows for various national acts including, Patty Loveless, Hootie and the Blowfish, The Jayhawks, Tommy Shaw and many others. Long currently tours with regional favorite Melonbelly and performs solo shows
Burke's new album Silver Queen is now available and features 13 originals. Much of the new record was influenced by memories of life in the small farming town of Candor located in the Sandhills of NC. The record showcases Long's strong southern vocals and roots guitar playing. Production leans towards a vintage sound, showing a love of classic pop as well as roots rock and classic country. Silver Queen is available at www.cdbaby .com as well as iTunes. - See more at: www.burkelong.com
Cold Winter Moon is the brand new 2008 release by North Carolina Country /Rock artist-producer Burke Long.Cold Winter Moon is authentic southern roots music that features vintage guitar tones masterful pedal steel and aching country vocals.Echos of Tom Petty John Cash and Rodney Crowell can be heard in the fourteen included tracks.
Burke produced the record at his studio DB recording in North Carolina with additional tracking of drums and pedal steel done in Colorado. Many of the songs were written during the winter of o7 and inspired the cold weather lyrical themes. Holidays, an ode to making in through the most wonderful time of the year, is a roots rocker that would make Chuck Berry proud. Cold Winter Moon puts you out driving on an empty country highway , and the haunting harmonica and baritone Johnny Cash guitar leave no doubt it’s a lonely ride.
Short Ride is the brand new album by North Carolina Country-Rock artist /producer Burke Long. Short Ride feautures 12 new songs including the singles The Lonesome Road and Short Ride..
Short Ride is the brand new album by North Carolina Country-Rock artist/producer Burke Long. Short Ride features 12 new songs including the singles The Lonesome Road and Short Ride. Video for singles are available on youtube..Short Ride is a lyrically reflective work and features Burkes rich ,road worn vocal,vintage guitar beautiful piano and haunting pedal steel guitar. Burkes sound has been described as what Bruce Springsteen may have sounded like if he had grown up on a peach orchard in the deep South...