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Lonnie Mack

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Birthday
18, 1941
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Apr 21, 2016 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1941
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Apr 21, 2016 (74)

About

Roadhouse blues guitarist who released hits like "Wham!," "Chicken Pickin'," and "Memphis.

Before Fame

He grew up on a farm with no electricity, but with a battery-operated radio they would always tune in to the Grand Ole Opry.

Trivia

There were large gaps between his albums, partly because he was trying to avoid achieving fame.

Family Life

His family moved from southeastern Kentucky to Indiana, where they lived off the land.

Associated With

John Densmore of The Doors shared Mack's anti-commercialist sensibilities.