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Lonnie Mack

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Lonnie Mack
Mack in Rising Sun, Indiana, 2003.
Mack in Rising Sun, Indiana, 2003.
Background information
Birth nameLonnie McIntosh
Born(1941-07-18)July 18, 1941
West Harrison, Indiana, United States
DiedApril 21, 2016(2016-04-21) (aged 74)
Smithville, Tennessee, United States
GenresBlues rock, blues, country, southern rock, rockabilly, blue-eyed soul, bluegrass, gospel
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar
Years active1954–2010
LabelsAlligator, Elektra, Fraternity, Capitol, Flying V Records, Jewel, King, Ace, Epic, Sage Records, Dobbs Records

Lonnie McIntosh (July 18, 1941 – April 21, 2016),[1] known by his stage name, Lonnie Mack, was an American rock, blues, and country singer-guitarist. As a featured artist, his recording career lasted from 1963 to 1990. He remained active as a performer into the early 2000s.

Mack is also called one of the finer "blue-eyed soul" singers of his era.[2]

Mack died of natural causes in Smithville, Tennessee on April 21, 2016, aged 74. He was buried at his hometown in Aurora, Indiana near the Ohio River.


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  1. "LONNIE MACK, JULY 18, 1941 - APRIL 21, 2016". alligator.com.
  2. See, section entitled "Blue-eyed soul ballads".