As usual, Lonnie sounds like Lonnie and nobody else—and manages to turn a one off freak-show into a real record. The guy should have been a big star instead of just merely being a legend. On the other hand, legends last, while stars generally burn out pretty quick. In the short term, however, he probably would have made a lot more cash and deservedly so.
Keep an eye out for a longer piece on Lonnie Mack in the near future. In the meantime, here’s a taste of The Mack attack—offering clear evidence of the man’s double duty as both singer and guitarist.