Conish "Pinetop" Burks

Vocals, Piano

Date of Birth: August 7, 1907     Richmond, TX?

Date of Death: January 11, 1947     Corpus Christi, TX

Place of Burial:  Edwards Cemetery

                          Thompson Oil Field Road (at Riggins Road)

                          Thompsons, TX 77469

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  29  28' 53" N / 95  35' 6" W.


San Antonio Blues 1937 - The Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order Of Big Knox / Claytie Polk with Ted Mays  & His BandSon

     Becky / Pinetop Burks, Document Records (DOCD 5232)


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Yarrow, Julian. Liner notes from San Antonio Blues 1937, Document Records (DOCD 5232).

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