Saturday, March 15, 2008

The Miserable Life, Death and Immortality of Hank Williams

In his short but spectacular career in the late 1940s and early 1950s, Williams helped bring country music out of backwoods honky-tonks and into the mainstream. Williams’s timeless songs crossed over into other genres easily, musicians of every imaginable style have performed his work, including the Bee Gees, Lawrence Welk, and the Grateful Dead

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