January 9, 2018 Record of the Day

Ronnie Hawkins, born 2 days after Elvis, started his musical career as a Rockabilly singer just like the king. Although from Arkansas, it was in Canada where he found his greatest success as an early pioneer of Rock N Roll. His band, the Hawks, eventually became the band known as the Band, one of Canada’s greatest contributors to Rock. Many of Ronnie Hawkins’ albums are collectible like “Mr. Dynamo.” Released on Roulette Records in 1960, a mono copy is worth up to $150.00, a stereo copy up to $250.00. 

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