Hank Thompson

Hank Thompson

Hank Thompson

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Top Songs

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The Wild Side Of Life [1952 Version]
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Oklahoma Hills
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The Blackboard Of My Heart
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A Six Pack To Go
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Who Left the Door to Heaven Open

Albums

  • Movin' On / Sings the Hits of Nat King Cole

    Mar 2023 • 22 songs

  • Kindly Keep It Country / Cab Driver
  • Hank Thompson's 25th Anniversary Album

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Hank Thompson

Biography

Hank Thompson was perhaps the most popular Western swing musician of the '50s and '60s, keeping the style alive with a top-notch band, tremendous showmanship, and a versatility that allowed him to expand his repertoire into romantic ballads and hardcore honky tonk numbers. Born September 3, 1925, in Waco, TX, Henry William Thompson was the son of immigrants from Bohemia and grew up idolizing Western swing and country musicians like Bob Wills, Jimmie Rodgers, and Gene Autry. He began learning harmonica and guitar as a child, and appeared in local talent shows as a teenager, whi...
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