Hiram King "Hank" Williams, Sr. (hæŋk wɪljəmz ; September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Regarded as one of the most significant and influential singers and songwriters of the 20th Century, Williams recorded 35 singles (five...Wikipedia
Age: 29 (age at death)
Born: 16th September, 1923, Mount Olive, Alabama, USA
Died: 1st January, 1953, Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Claim to Fame: Williams Began his career in 1937 at WSFA radio Station as and Perform and Host
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Even after his 1953 death, Hank Sr. continued to score major country hits. That year, his hit "Kaw-Liga" spent 13 weeks at No. 1 atop the Billboard magazine country charts that year; it was the No. 1 country song of the year 1953.
More than 35 years after his death, his son, Hank Jr., helped produce a father and son "duet" using one of the elder Hank`s obscure acetate recordings. Hank Jr. dubbed in his father`s vocals under a new, neo-classic country music bed, sang a verse of his own, and released the single. The song: "There`s a Tear in My Beer," which went to No. 7 on Billboard magazine`s country singles chart in 1989.
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