Dale Hawkins

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by Dale Hawkins

Biography

Delmar Allen Hawkins, 22 August 1936, Goldmine, Louisiana, USA. Born into a musical family where his father Delmar, and later. his younger brother Jerry were both musicians. The latter recorded three unsuccessful singles. Dale Hawkins was one of the earliest exponents of rockabilly, and this underrated singer-guitarist was discovered in 1955 by Shreveport record distributor Stan Lewis and signed by the Chicago-based Chess Records label. Among his earliest singles was the Bobby Charles... Read more

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rockabilly
rock and roll
50s
swamp rock
rock n roll
blues
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