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Dale Hawkins (born Delmar Allen Hawkins on August 22, 1936 in Goldmine, Louisiana - February 13, 2010, Little Rock, Arkansas) was a pioneer American Rock singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist who is often called the architect of the swamp rock boogie. (Fellow rockabilly pioneer Ronnie Hawkins is his cousin.)

In 1957, Hawkins was playing at Shreveport, Louisiana clubs, and although his music was influenced by the new rock…

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  • Dale Hawkins was one cool cat rock musician.
  • Wow...The CCR version would never have HAPPENED without the original, have you thought of that Rolandas Pagan??? They copied his work 20 years after the fact, and by the way, Susie Q sparked CCRs career and developed their sound, ask Fogerty....
  • вечную песню сочинил чувак
  • yeah the CCR version is just the same thing but without the cool drums
  • @Rolandas_Pagan: Not really, but they did a good job.
  • Haven't heard this in ages. Still good!
  • The C.C.R. version of Susie-Q beats the hell out of the original. :)
  • "L.A., Memphis & Tyler, Texas" is such a terrific record!
  • RIP
  • http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-18802-Dallas-Celebrity-Headlines-Examiner~y2010m2d14-Rock-n-Roll-pioneer-Dale-Hawkins-dead-in-Little-Rock

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