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Articles tagged hank williams

Monday, October 3 2011

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.


Thursday, August 25 2011

Jimmie Vaughan: Plays More Blues, Ballads and Favorites

More blues, ballads and favorites from an American favorite.


Sunday, November 7 2010

The Secret Sisters: The Secret Sisters

Could the Secret Sisters be the saviors of country music?


Sunday, February 1 2009

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.


Wednesday, December 17 2008

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.


Thursday, December 11 2008

Hank Williams: The Unreleased Recordings

A legend's output is doubled with stellar results.


Tuesday, November 25 2008

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?


Wednesday, July 9 2008

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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