The Eventful Life of Al Hawkes
October 28, 2010
This film that tells the story of Maine musician, record producer, and Bluegrass Pioneer, Al Hawkes. In 1956, Al founded the Event Records label and began recording musicians from New England and the Canadian Maritimes. During the late 1940s and 1950s, he created some of the most highly regarded country, Bluegrass, and rockabilly recordings - including songs by Dick Curless, Lenny Breau, Curtis Johnson, Hal Lone Pine and Betty Cody, Don Stover, and the Lilly Brothers creating a distinct regional sound on a distinctly independent label.
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