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Ronnie Hawkins Dies at 87 years old.

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He died on Sunday morning after an illness. 

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“He went peacefully and he looked as handsome as ever,” his wife said this.

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In the late 1950s, he first performed in Canada, a country with almost no homegrown rock.

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He had minor hits in the 1950s with songs like "Mary Lou" and "Odessa" .

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and ran a club in Fayetteville, Arkansas that featured early 

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rockers like Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Conway Twitty

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Although Hawkins didn't have the gifts of Presley or Perkins, he had ambition and an eye for talent.