Hawkshaw Hawkins

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by Hawkshaw Hawkins

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Harold Franklin Hawkins, 22 December 1921, Huntingdon, West Virginia, USA, d. 5 March 1963, Camden, Tennessee, USA. Hawkins started on guitar but became proficient on many instruments. Success in a talent contest in 1937 led to paid work on radio stations in Huntingdon and Charleston. In 1942, he performed on radio in Manila when stationed in the Philippines. After his discharge, he signed with King Records and did well with ‘Sunny Side Of The Mountain’, which became his signature... Read more

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