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Sample Autograph Signature:
'Pioneer American rock singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitarist. Delmar Allen Hawkins, often called the architect of the swamp rock boogie, was born in in Goldmine, Louisiana. By he had developed a unique blend of the heavy blues sound of Afro-American Louisiana artists, country music, gospel and the new rock and roll style of Elvis Presley. His classic Susie Q. was release in and was a hit on both the R&B and pop charts. It was chosen as one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 0 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. Hawkins has had a long and successful career, appearing on Dick Clark's 'American Bandstand' and performing at such famed venues as New York's Apollo Theater. He toured as a guitarist with such sophisticated artists as pianist Ramsey Lewis, Jr. and vocalist Dinah Washington. During his career, he has had only one other top forty song, La-Do-Dada in . In the 's Hawkins became active as a record producer, but has continued to record and perform. In , just in time for his first appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Dale released his first album of new material in years. He is a member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, the Louisiana Hall of Fame, and a recipient of Britain's Now Dig This readers 20 NDT Awards. '
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