Hank Williams

Hank Williams, born Hiram King Williams, was an American singer-songwriter and musician regarded as one of the most important country music artists of all time.

Hank Williams, perhaps the best country songwriter of all time, and probably the most influential performer, died in 1953 at the age of 29.

Hank Williams in He died at age on January His death occurred in the backseat of his car with his driver not realizing until hours later. In Williams' Cadillac the police found empty beer cans and unfinished, handwritten lyrics.

Hank Williams

Ramblin' Man / Hank Williams is one of the best songs ever written.

RockAbilly boy — Hank, Audrey, and the Drifting Cowboys…

Hank, Audrey, and the Drifting Cowboys. This time there's a bit more unified look between Hank & the band, but he's still the only one in a suit.

Hank Williams was one of  the many first country singers in the 1950's. He was born September 17, 1923 in Alabama.In 1946 Hank went to Nashville to meet his new publisher Fred Rose to start recording his first hit "Move it on Over" that made the Billboard that same year. Hank was considered one of the most popular singer/songwriters of country music with songs like "Cold, Cold Heart", "You’re Cheating Heart”,  and many more. On December 30, 1952 Hank died of a Heart Attack in Montgomery…

Hank Williams was one of the many first country singers in the He was born September 1923 in Alabama.

Hank Williams with Audrey Williams, Lycretia Williams, and Hank Jr. in 1949 in Nashville.

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with son singer Hank Williams Jr. on his lap, wife Audrey Williams and her daughter Lycretia Williams, Nashville, (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images/Rolling Stone)