Tag Archives: Hank Williams

Record Store Day

Record Store Day 2014 is here!  Frankly, like Coachella it’s gotten a little out of control.  Much like I’d prefer to see bands in a club instead of with 50,000 people, I’d prefer to shop on my own time instead of waiting for a couple hours to get my purchase. However, I am all for […]

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Favorite Drinking Songs

The cool thing about drinking songs is that no music style has the patent on the right way to create the perfect drinking song. Hip Hop to Country to Rock they all have created some memorable songs. I know St. Patrick’s Day is about more than just drinking so let’s just say it’s a coincidence […]

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New Music Tuesday

While Hank Jr. makes news by making idiotic statements, his father continues to intrigue us 60 years after his death. The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams is exactly as it sounds.  Hank constantly scribbled down lyrics but never set them to music.  Now artists like Jack White, Norah Jones, Holly Williams (Hank’s granddaughter) and Bob Dylan […]

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Hank Williams

I just finished reading a biography “Love Sick Blues”  by Paul Hemphill about the original Rock  Star, Hank Williams. Hank had it all.  Overbearing Mother, check.  Sick, non-existed Dad, check.  No talent (think Lucy “Why Can’t I Be in the Show” Ricardo), domineering wife, check.  A talented collaborator that almost didn’t recognize the genius of […]

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