MERV BENTON I Got Burned (Ral Donner)
Australia 1965 #3 Melbourne
Single on W&G by popular rock'n'roll singer
in the heart-throb mould, backed by The Tamlas. Merv Benton did especially well in his home town of Melbourne: I Got Burned was his biggest hit out of 15 charting records 1964-67. He retired from music after suffering disabling voice problems. Reference: Ian McFarlane, Encyclopedia of Australian Rock & Pop. Further reading: Tony Wilkinson's account of Merv Benton, reprinted at Black Cat Rockabilly. Chart data by Gavin Ryan. Thanks to Terry Stacey.
RAL DONNER I Got Burned (Ral Donner)