Hank Williams

Hank Williams

Latest Release

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Top Songs

There's A Tear In My Beer
I Saw the Light [Sunset Park, July 13, 1952]
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Lord, Build Me A Cabin In Glory
Honky Tonkin'



  • Hank Williams
  • Biography

    Hank Williams is the father of contemporary country music. He was a superstar by the age of 25; he was dead at the age of 29. In those four short years, he established the rules for all the country performers who followed him and, in the process, much of popular music. Hank wrote a body of songs that became popular classics, and his direct, emotional lyrics and vocals became the standard for most popular performers. He lived a life as troubled and reckless as that depicted in his songs. Hiram King Williams was born in Mount Olive, AL, on September 17, 1923. When he was eight ... Read more

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