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Hank Williams

Hank Williams

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Durable Formula for Grand Ole Opry

Report by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 26 November 1961

NASHVILLE, TENN. After thirty-five years of broadcasting, the grand old dinosaur of American radio, Grand Ole Opry, is as boisterously alive as ever. The show ...

Cream, Tim Hardin et al Album Reviews

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 24 December 1966

Cream working to produce a great album ...

Small Faces, Velvet Underground etc.: New Albums Reviewed

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 8 June 1968

Cockney Rock LP puts Small Faces in West Coast bracket ...

Hank Williams and Honky Tonk

Overview by Martin Hawkins, Record Mirror, 1 May 1971

MUCH HAS been written recently about the influence of Sam Phillips' Memphis Sun label on rock 'n' roll, especially since its British releases of recent ...

Hank Williams

Guide by John Morthland, Creem, April 1973

WHERE TO begin an article about Hank Williams! How about with the kind of gross overstatement that it's impossible to disprove (or prove)? To wit: ...

Death in Hi-Fi or First Tastes of Tombstone

Overview by Nick Tosches, Waxpaper, 3 March 1978

Music deaths are big news nowadays. It seems hardly an ish of Rolling Stone goes by when we aren't treated to a eulogy for a ...

Chet Flippo: Your Cheatin' Heart — A Biography Of Hank Williams (Simon and Schuster)

Book Review by Susan Whitall, Creem, September 1981

ROSANNE CASH, Johnny's first-born and as I write, No. 1 on the country charts, was quoted in Esquire: "A lot has happened in country music ...

Redneck Soul: George Jones and the White Man's Blues

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'From a Whisper to a Scream' (Fontana), 1991

NO ONE IS FONDER of saying that country music is "the white man's blues" than black artists like B.B. King, Etta James and Bobby Womack. ...

Hank Williams

Retrospective by Fred Dellar, MOJO, December 1998

He couldn't read. He couldn't write. He couldn't stop screwing up. Yet Hank Williams is a giant of popular music without whom rock'n'roll might never ...

Go your own way: Hank Williams and his progeny

Report and Interview by Angus Batey, The Guardian, 24 October 2008

Hank Williams changed the face of country music. How can his descendants live up to that? Angus Batey finds out. ...

On The Lost Highway: Hank Williams

Retrospective by Mark Mordue, The Australian, 22 October 2011

DAMNED cold. An ice storm over Nashville has closed down flights across the state of Tennessee. ...

see also Hank Williams Jr.

see also Holly Williams


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