Robert Nighthawk

By J Poet

 

Robert Nighthawk was a singer and songwriter, but is primarily known for his work on slide guitar, with a style that influenced Elmore James, Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Earl Hooker, J. B. Hutto, Hound Dog Taylor and Duane Allman. He recorded sporadically for various labels during his life, but with the exception of his hit, “Prowling Nighthawk,” none of them were particularly successful. He liked traveling the country, playing where he could, and avoided the limelight, choosing to go his own way.

 

Nighthawk (Robert Lee McCollum) was born... Read More

City Of Origin:
Helena, Arkansas, United States
Genre:
Blues, Delta Blues
Birthdate:
11/30/1909
Death date:
11/05/1967
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Crying Won't Help You

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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Seventy-Four

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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Nighhawk Boogie

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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Kansas City

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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Bricks in My Pillow

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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Maggie Campbell

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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Feel So Bad

ABC Of The Blues, Vol. 34
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