Grafton Wisconsin History hawkeyeherman.com

Hawkeye served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation in Memphis, and was chairperson of the Foundation’s education committee. He maintains an active touring schedule performing in concert and at blues festivals throughout the US/Canada/Europe, and his original articles about blues history appear in numerous national and regional blues magazines and newsletters.

In November of 2004, Hawkeye was inducted into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame in Des Moines, IA.

Support Angie Mack Reilly of Ozaukee Talent through Arts Wisconsin

Follow @ozaukeetalent on Instagram to see samples of work

First Chairperson for Paramount Plaza Walk of Fame

Names of Blues and Jazz Pioneers in the Paramount Walk of Fame

Angie’s Early Pioneering Activism for Obscure Local Blues History (2004-07)

Here are some of the early efforts trying to recognize the valuable contributions of the early 1900s Paramount Records label

Interview with TennJim on Living in the Rural South During the Great Depression

This was previously published on creativeconnectionarts.com and has not been edited since 2006. “Interview with a Tennessee Native” “Interview with Tennesse native :The cultural landscape of Tennessee from a once poor,  white man’s perspective” by Angela K. Mack (c) 12/06(This man who wishes to remain anonymous is from  Murfreesboro, Tennessee and was born in 1934. He recentlyContinue reading “Interview with TennJim on Living in the Rural South During the Great Depression”

Forgotten blues: excerpts from angie mack reilly (2004)

“Forgotten Blues” excerpts © 11/04 Angela Mack originally published on paramountshome.org and creativeconnectionarts.org I first became aware of the Paramount story when I received a bulk letter in my Grafton, WI mailbox close to the turn of the 21st century. It was from a man that I did not know. He claimed that Grafton, WIContinue reading “Forgotten blues: excerpts from angie mack reilly (2004)”