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Hank Williams

Born: Sep 17, 1923 in Georgiana, AL
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Died: Jan 1, 1953 in Oak Hill, WV
Genre: Country
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 ...Read full biography
A Tribute to Hank Williams  [Jasmine]
Released: 2006
Label: Jasmine Records
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Hank Williams Sings
Released: 1952
Label: MGM
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Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found
Apr 17, 2:10 PM EST
Rediscovered recordings of Hank Williams performing on 1950 radio program will be released
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