Dale Hawkins Passed Away At 73 In Little Rock
February 18, 2010 at 10:15 AM (PT)
As reported by THE BOOT blog, Rockabilly singer-songwriter DALE HAWKINS, who was best known for the hit “Susie Q” died FEBRUARY 13th in LITTLE ROCK, AR. following a battle with colon cancer. HAWKINS, who was 73, was born in GOLDMINE, LA. He is a member of the ROCKABILLY HALL OF FAME and the LOUISIANA MUSIC HALL OF FAME.
“Susie Q” was a 1957 hit for HAWKINS and it has also been covered by the ROLLING STONES and CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL.
HAWKINS funeral was held TODAY (2/18) in LITTLE ROCK, where he spent the last years of his life.