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Hank Williams

Hank Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter andmusician who has also become an icon of country music, and was one of the most influential musiciansand songwriters of the 20th century. A leading pioneer of the honky tonk style, he had numerous hitrecords, and his charismatic performances and succinct compositions increased his fame. Hissongbook is one of the backbones of country music, and several of his songs are pop standards as well.He has been covered in a range of pop, gospel, blues and rock styles. His premature death at the age oftwenty-nine h ...read more

Hank Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter andmusician who has also become an icon of country music, and was one of the most influential musiciansand songwriters of the 20th century. A leading pioneer of the honky tonk style, he had numerous hitrecords, and his charismatic performances and succinct compositions increased his fame. Hissongbook is one of the backbones of country music, and several of his songs are pop standards as well.He has been covered in a range of pop, gospel, blues and rock styles. His premature death at the age oftwenty-nine helped fuel his legend. His son (Randall) Hank Williams, Jr., nicknamed 'Bocephus', hisdaughter Jett Williams, and his grandchildren Hank Williams III, Holly Williams, and Hilary Williams arealso professional singers. « hide

Similar Bands: George Jones, Hank Williams III, Johnny Cash, Hank Snow, Jimmie Rodgers

LPs
Gold


4.6
9 Votes
Live Albums
The Greatest Hits Live, Vol. 1
01/15/2012

3.5
1 Votes
Compilations
The Ultimate Collection
2002

Alone With His Guitar
2000

4.3
2 Votes
The Complete Hank Williams
1998

Original Singles Collection...Plus
1992

4.4
6 Votes
40 Greatest Hits
1989

4.4
57 Votes
24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits
1970

4.8
2 Votes
Hank Williams
1968

In The Begining
1968

The Very Best of Hank Williams
1963


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