Ronnie Hawkins – Southern Love – Roulette


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Ronnie Hawkins was born on 10th January, 1935 in Huntsville, Arkansas, becoming a pioneering rock and roll musician, highly influential in the introduction & growth of rock music in Canada after touring in 1958 where he found instant success in Hamilton, Ontario, and later settled down in Mississauga before moving to Stoney Lake, just outside of Peterborough, Ontario, in 1970. It was here he established his “Hawkstone” complex, nicknamed “Canada’s Graceland.” Usually touring and sometimes recording as Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks, he was legendary for his skill as a talent scout & mentor. His band had an ever-changing lineup with many members going on to successful careers elsewhere. Ronnie Hawkins sadly died on 29th May, 2022. This disc has a little writing on the label on the flip and light wear, whilst retaining gloss, conservatively graded in VG++ condition