100 Years Ago Today – Late Country Music Pioneer Hawkshaw Hawkins Was Born (Watch “Shotgun Boogie”

100 years ago today (12/22/21), the late country music pioneer Hawkshaw Hawkins was born. The tall and sharply dressed Hawkins spent time w with Columbia and RCA Records where his smooth vocal delivery made an impression, Hawkins oined the Grand Ole Opry and scored his biggest hit “Lonesome 7-7203”. Everything ended too soon as Hawkins died at age 41 in the 1963 plane crash that also killed country stars Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas. Watch Hawkins perform “Shotgun Boogie” live along with a good ol bull whip…

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