Articles tagged hank williams

Hank Williams: The Legend Begins

The latest release from the estate of Hank Williams offers old amateur recordings and a nostalgic foray into radio entertainment circa 1949, but the music itself can't top his back catalogue.

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Jimmie Vaughan: Plays More Blues, Ballads and Favorites

More blues, ballads and favorites from an American favorite.

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The Secret Sisters: The Secret Sisters

Could the Secret Sisters be the saviors of country music?

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Hank’s Other Side: Religion, Radio, and the Roots of Country Music

Hank Williams' recordings for WSM's Mother's Best Flour radio show challenge the modern listener's idea that country music reserves Jesus for Sunday morning.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Cash, Jones, Kristofferson, and Mellencamp (Episode 8)

On tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST on the Sundance Channel), Costello brings together Rosanne Cash, Norah

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello With Tony Bennett (Episode 5)

Nu-progressive types beware! At first blush, Tony Bennett can seem to be a crotchety old traditionalist, harshly critical of any popular music trend that flirts

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The Best Country Music of 2008

The year's best country music may be topped by archival releases from deceased artists, but the living managed to offer a strong alternative to the Nashvegas machine.

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Hank Williams: The Unreleased Recordings

A legend's output is doubled with stellar results.

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Who Says Country Can’t Hip-Hop?

Poverty, crime, disenfranchisement, sinning, saving, and no-account women: Stereotypical subjects of the average country song, or the average hip-hop song?

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Sing Me Back Home by Dana Jennings

A personal history and a love letter, urging us to embrace country music as American music.

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	Hank Williams: Turn Back the Years: The Essential Hank Williams Collection

It attempts to wrestle Williams' body of work into manageable chunks, to show that this wasn't a guy who just churned out country songs indiscriminately, but an artist who documented the major facets of his life.

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11 Jul 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues [DVD]

Legends don’t look like legends when they’re being made…. They’re just folks. —Former Hank Williams band mate Don Helms When the lord

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Hank Williams, Live at the Grand Ole Opry

Hank Williams may well have been the first rock and roll star.

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//Mixed media
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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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