Hawkshaw Hawkins

Hawkshaw Hawkins was a country music singer popular in the 1950s and early 60s.Known for his smooth vocals and tasteful attire, he was also nicknamed “The Country Gentlemen.” He died in the 1963 plane crash that also killed Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas.

 

Harold Franklin Hawkins was born December 22nd, 1921, in Huntington, West Virginia. “Hawkshaw” was a childhood nickname and reference to comic strip character Hawkshaw the Detective. He acquired his first guitar in exchange for five rabbits. His first broadcast performance was on Ashland, Kentucky’s WCMI-AM.... Read More

City Of Origin:
Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Genre:
Country, Honky Tonk
Birthdate:
12/22/1921
Death date:
03/05/1963
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