Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Goodbye Wild, Wild World

Dale Hawkins
Rest In Peace

"Delmar Allen "Dale" Hawkins, originally from Goldmine, in Richland Parish, recorded his first hit in the KWKH Radio studios in downtown Shreveport in 1956 with then-15-year-old guitarist James Burton, who later went on to perform and record with Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, John Denver and Jerry Lee Lewis." ... Story continues here: Rockabilly Icon Dale Hawkins Dead Of Cancer (Shreveport Times)

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