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, 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.
Studio production work is done out of Burke's studio DB Recording in Concord, NC. Burke loves working with singer songwriters and has a team of world class musicians from around the country available for live drums, keys, pedal and fiddle.
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.