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Delbert McClinton sings You’re Gonna Miss Me Some Day & Night Life & Linda Lu What You Gonna Do


Delbert McClinton (born November 4, 1940) is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist….who has had a significant following in Austin for many many years….especially with the girls….cuz ole Delbert just attracted a lot of women who loved to come out and shake their booty to his music.  Active as a side-man since 1962 and as a band leader since 1972…..he has recorded several major record label albums….charting singles on the Billboard Hot 100,Mainstream Rock Tracks and Hot Country Songs charts. His highest-peaking single was “Tell Me About It”….a 1992 duet with Tanya Tucker which reached No. 4 on the Country chart. He has also had four albums that made it to No. 1 on the U.S. Blues chart…..and another that reached No. 2.  He was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame in March 2011….along with Lee Roy Parnell, Bruce Channel, Gary Nicholson, and Cindy Walker.

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