HAWKSHAW HAWKINS

PICTURES

Recently, I had the good fortune to be contacted by Pam Perkins, a very nice lady who had the pleasure of knowing Hawkshaw Hawkins personally in the 1950s and early 60s. She even spent time at Hawks home in Nashville. Pam photograhed Hawk on many occasions both backstage at the Opry and at his home. I am grateful to Pam for sharing these candid pictures with us.

(Updated 11/10/02)


Hawk at home with his baby son Don Robbin and wife Jean (who was expecing their second child). This picture was taken just days before Hawk's tragic death and is one of the last pictures ever taken of him.

Hawk backstage at the Grand Ole Opry.

Another "backstage at the Opry" shot.

Relaxing at home in Nashville.

Another "at home" shot.

At the Opry with wife Jean Shepard.

With Jean.

In an Opry dressing room.

Hawk with Pam.

With wife Jean Shepard

Pam and Hawk

Hawk with his trademark Cowboy hat and trademark smile.

Hawk at his home office.

Hawk at the Opry beside pictures of two of his friends and contemporaries, Marty Robbins and Jim Reeves.

Another shot of Hawk with Pam.

HAWK AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY

Hawk

(Courtesy of Johnny Franklin)

Hawk and Friends

Hawk and friends

Hawkshaw with Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper

HAWKSHAW WITH WILMA LEE & STONEY COOPER

Probably about 1957


Hawkshaw on stage/last concert 3/3/63

Hawkshaw Hawkins on stage in Kansas City March 3, 1963

The last photo taken of Hawkshaw

(Photo by Mildred Keith)


MISCELLANEOUS PICTURES

DATES UNKNOWN


Hawk with Eddie Miller, Pete & Jerry Dixon, Ken & Simone MacKenzie and unidentified woman


"Hawkshaw with his bus. Hawk was one of the first country acts to have his own bus -- a big deal back in those days!" (Photo courtesy of Marlene Hawkins Gilliam)


Hawkshaw with race driver Eddie Mitchell -- note the car! (Photo courtesy of Marlene Hawkins Gilliam)


"Mr. Eleven and a Half Yards of Personality!"


Hawk at home with his wife Reva and dog "Cricket"


Hawk on his farm with his dogs



Hawkshaw, the Handsome Cowboy


Hawk with his wonder show horse, Tomahawk (Photo courtesy of Marlene Hawkins Gilliam)


Hawk, the Horseman, just before winning a $1000.00 purse for charity at a Wheeling, West Virginia event.




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