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Ronnie Dawson

Ronnie Dawson
Born: Aug 11, 1939 in Dallas, TX
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Died: Sep 30, 2003 in Dallas, TX
Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: An only child, born in Dallas and raised in Waxahachie, TX to a swing bandleader father (Pinky Dawson), Ronnie Dawson launched his musical career while still in his teens. Forming a band, Ronnie Dee and the D Men, he won a talent contest at the Big D Jamboree in Dallas ten weeks in a row. He signed with ...Read full biography
Monkey Beat!
Released: 1994
Label: Crystal Clear Sound
Critics' Rating:
Monkey Beat!! confirms Dawson's status as the most vital of the middle-aged rockabilly singers still performing and recording in the 1990s. It's actually rawer (in the positive sense of the term) than ...Read full review
More Bad Habits
Released: 1999
Label: RedEye Inc
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At age 60, and with a lifetime of rock & roll behind him and accounted for, Ronnie Dawson could still bring the heat, as exemplified by this inspired session. Recording for the first time in America in ...Read full review
More Ronnie Dawson albums: Main Albums (6), Compilations (4)