Category Archives: The Hawks

Levon and the Hawks: “A Real Treat in Store”

Levon Helm takes lead vocals with The Hawks with “Further On Up the Road.” This blog has been rampant with references to Ronnie Hawkins, one of the Ozarks’ most famous rock ‘n’ rollers, even if he’s more of a household … Continue reading

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Bubble Club to the Rockwood, Fayetteville Venues Told Through Ads

Sunday’s post of Fayetteville’s Rockwood Club prompted many to reminisce about other music venues in the area. They included The Bubble Club (located roughly where the KFC and Motel 6 is near the Rolling Hills Drive and College Avenue intersection), … Continue reading

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Ghosts of The Rockwood Club

As rock ‘n’ roll began to emerge in the Ozarks, there were a few clubs, especially around Fayetteville, where college students and young adults could kick back on a Friday or Saturday night to hear music with a good beat … Continue reading

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1959: Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks on Dick Clark’s Show

Fayetteville’s Rockwood Club, which was owned in the early 1960s by rockabilly legend and Huntsville native Ronnie Hawkins, featured Hawkins’ band, The Hawks, on many occasions. Stories about their wild shows have always been great fodder. This 1959 lip-synced performance … Continue reading

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Grammy Awards to Pay Tribute to Levon Helm on Sunday

The late Levon Helm, who died last April, will be remembered at the Grammy Awards on Sunday in a tribute that will include Elton John and Mumford and Sons. The singer and drummer for The Band, as well as a … Continue reading

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