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From Stud to Star: Ronnie Hawkins

Ritchie Yorke, Rolling Stone, 20 September 1969

TORONTO — Ronnie Hawkins, the Arkansas rock and roller now living on a farm near Toronto, has signed a long-term contract with Atlantic Records. Hawkins, who was chronicled in a recent issue of Rolling Stone, declined to give details of the deal, but admitted that it was worth six-figures over five years.

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