Ronnie Hawkins
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"Ronald" ""Ronnie"" "Hawkins" is a rockabilly musician whose career has spanned more than half a century. Though his career began in Arkansas, US, where he'd been born and raised, it was in Ontario, Canada where he found success and settled for most of his life. He is considered highly influential in the establishment and evolution of rock music in Canada.

Also known as "Rompin' Ronnie", "Mr. Dynamo", or simply "The Hawk", he was one of the key players in the 1960s rock scene in Toronto. Throughout his career, Hawkins has performed all across North America and recorded more than twenty-five albums. His hit songs included covers of Chuck Berry's "Thirty Days" (entitled "Forty Days" by Hawkins) and Young Jessie's "Mary Lou", a song about a "wiktionary:gold digger/gold digging woman". Other well-known recordings are "Who Do You Love? (Bo Diddley song)/Who Do You Love?", "Hey Bo Diddley", and "Suzie Q (song)/Suzie Q", which was written by his cousin, the late rockabilly artist Dale Hawkins.

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