Musician Ronnie "The Hawk” Hawkins was born at Huntsville, Ark. Hawkins moved to Canada in 1958 with  his drummer, Levon Helm and recruited four Canadians to form the rest of his backing band. In 1963, Helm, Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson and Richard Manuel left Hawkins to form The Band. Hawkins is seen as a titan in Canadian rock history.

Date: 
Thursday, January 10, 1935
Month: 
01
Day: 
10