Subscribe Register Login
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 1:58 a.m.

This exclusive story is reserved for our subscribers.

Support independent journalism by subscribing to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Subscribe now to continue reading.

Albert Austin "Sonny" Burgess

Newport --Longtime musician Sonny Burgess, dubbed the Arkansas Wild Man, is a paradox. In some ways, he has stayed put all his life. In others, he has gone far, traveling more places and experiencing much more than most. The man has performed a duet with Bruce Springsteen, no less. And that was in his later years -- in 2001.

Click here to login or subscribe below.

Home Delivery
& Online
Online Only
Get Started Get Started
Breaking News
Newspaper Content Online
Smartphone Access
Tablet App (iPad) Access
Home Delivery
Sunday Comics, Ad Inserts, Coupons