Hawkshaw Hawkins

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Harold Franklin Hawkins (December 22, 1921 - March 5, 1963), better known as Hawkshaw Hawkins, was an American country music singer popular from the 1950s into the early 60s known for his rich, smooth vocals and music drawn from blues, boogie and honky tonk. At 6 ft 5 inches tall, he had an imposing stage presence, and he dressed more conservatively than some other male country singers. Hawkins died in the 1963 plane crash that also killed country stars Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas. He was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and was married to country star Jean Shepard.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
I'm a Rattlesnakin' Daddy 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
22 Greatest Hits 1
Hawk 1953-61 1

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