American Singer-Songwriter

Hank Williams

  • Sep 17, 1923 - Jan 01, 1953 (age 29)
  • 6' 0" (1.83 m)
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2019
The Complete Health & Happiness Recordings
AlbumJun 14, 2019

The Complete Health & Happiness R…

The Complete Health & Happiness Recordings …
The Complete Health & Happiness Recordings released.
2015
Jambalaya
AlbumMar 10, 2015

Jambalaya

Jambalaya released.
2014
The  King of Country [Red Sky]
AlbumAug 7, 2014

The King of Country [Red Sky]

The King of Country [Red Sky] released.
The Garden Spot Programs, 1950
AlbumMay 19, 2014

The Garden Spot Programs, 1950

The Garden Spot …
The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 is a compilation of four fifteen-minute radio shows recorded by country music singer Hank Williams for Naughton Farms in February 1950. After discs containing four shows were found in 2013 by a record collector, the 24 tracks were remastered and released by Omnivore Records. The release won a Grammy Award for Best Historical Album.
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Best Historical Album
Award2014

Best Historical Album

Won award for "The Garden Spot Programs, 1950".
Grammy Award
2013
Best of Country - Hank Williams
AlbumDec 17, 2013

Best of Country - Hank Williams

Best of Country - Hank Williams released.
2012
On the Air (Live Broadcasts)
AlbumDec 10, 2012

On the Air (Live Broadcasts)

On the Air (Live Broadcasts) released.
Lost Highway - December 1948-March 1949, Volume III
AlbumDec 4, 2012

Lost Highway - December 1948-Marc…

Lost Highway - December 1948-March 1949, Volume III …
Lost Highway - December 1948-March 1949, Volume III released.
SongMay 29, 2012

Cold, Cold Heart
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2011
Best Of
AlbumMay 23, 2011

Best Of

Best Of released.
2010
SongNov 9, 2010

(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle
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Award2010

Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and A…

Won Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards.
2008
The Unreleased Recordings
AlbumOct 28, 2008

The Unreleased Recordings

The Unreleased Recordings released.
2006
SongAug 8, 2006

I Saw the Light
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20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection, Vol. 2
AlbumJul 25, 2006

20th Century Masters - The Millenniu…

20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection, Vol. …
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection, Vol. 2 released.
The Best of the Early Years [Music Mill]
AlbumJun 27, 2006

The Best of the Early Years [Music Mill]

The Best of the Early Years [Music Mill] released.
2005
Turn Back the Years: The Essential Hank Williams Collection
AlbumOct 11, 2005

Turn Back the Years: The Essential H…

Turn Back the Years: The Essential Hank Williams …
Turn Back the Years: The Essential Hank Williams Collection released.
Gold
AlbumJun 14, 2005

Gold

Gold released.
No More Darkness
AlbumMay 9, 2005

No More Darkness

No More Darkness released.
Honky Tonk Hero
AlbumMar 9, 2005

Honky Tonk Hero

Honky Tonk Hero released.
2004
SongJul 27, 2004

Lost Highway
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2003
Golden Greats
AlbumSep 30, 2003

Golden Greats

Golden Greats released.
2002
Country Collection
AlbumMay 17, 2002

Country Collection

Country Collection released.
2001
Prodigal Son
AlbumSep 11, 2001

Prodigal Son

Prodigal Son released.
Award2001

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2000
Alone With His Guitar
AlbumSep 19, 2000

Alone With His Guitar

Alone With His Guitar released.
Rare Demos: First to Last
AlbumSep 12, 2000

Rare Demos: First to Last

Rare Demos: First to Last released.
Award2000

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1998
The Complete Hank Williams
AlbumSep 22, 1998

The Complete Hank Williams

The Complete Hank …
The Complete Hank Williams is an award-winning 1998 box set collecting almost all of the recorded works of country music legend Hank Williams, from his first recorded track in 1947 to the last session prior to his untimely death in 1953 at the age of 29. While a number of live and overdubbed songs are excluded, the ten disc collection contains 225 tracks, including studio sessions, live performances and demos. Among those 225 songs are 33 hit singles and 53 previously unreleased tracks.
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Award1998

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1997
20 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits
AlbumDec 30, 1997

20 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits

20 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits released.
Legend of Country Music
AlbumJan 25, 1997

Legend of Country Music

Legend of Country Music released.
1996
Three Hanks: Men With Broken Hearts
AlbumSep 17, 1996

Three Hanks: Men With Broken Hearts

Three Hanks: Men with …
Three Hanks: Men with Broken Hearts is a collaborative studio album by Hank Williams, Hank Williams, Jr., and Hank Williams III, released by Curb Records in 1996. It combines Hank Williams' songs with accompanying vocals from his son and grandson. It also marks Hank Williams III’s recording debut.
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Low Down Blues
AlbumAug 20, 1996

Low Down Blues

Low Down Blues released.
The Legend Lives Anew (Hank Williams with Strings)
AlbumMar 29, 1996

The Legend Lives Anew (Hank Willia…

The Legend Lives Anew (Hank Williams with Strings) …
The Legend Lives Anew (Hank Williams with Strings) released.
1995
Alone and Forsaken
AlbumApr 18, 1995

Alone and Forsaken

Alone and Forsaken released.
1994
The First Recordings
AlbumAug 23, 1994

The First Recordings

The First Recordings released.
1991
The Original Singles Collection... Plus
AlbumJul 1, 1991

The Original Singles Collection... Plus

The Original Singles Collection... Plus released.
1989
Nomination1989

Vocal Event of the Year

Nominated for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1989

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Grammy Award
Award1989

Music Video of the Year

Won award for "There's A Tear In My Beer".
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1989

Best Music Video

Nominated for "There's A Tear In My Beer".
Grammy Award
Nomination1989

Best Country Song

Nominated for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Grammy Award
Nomination1989

Music Video of the Year

Nominated for "There's A Tear In My Beer".
Country Music Association Award
Nomination1989

Best Music Video

Nominated for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Grammy Award
Nomination1989

Song of the Year

Nominated for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Academy of Country Music Award
Nomination1989

Single Record of the Year

Nominated for Academy of …
Nominated for Academy of Country Music Award for Single Record of the Year.
Academy of Country Music Award
Nomination1989

Vocal Duo of the Year

Nominated for Academy of …
Nominated for Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Duo of the Year.
Academy of Country Music Award
Award1989

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Won award for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Grammy Award
Award1989

Vocal Event of the Year

Won award for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Country Music Association Award
1988
Award1988

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Won award for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Grammy Award
Nomination1988

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "There's a Tear in My Beer".
Grammy Award
1986
Award1986

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nomination1986

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
1982
Award1982

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1965
Nomination1965

Best Country Album

Nominated for "Father and Son: Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr.".
Grammy Award
Award1965

Best Country Album

Won award for "Father and Son: Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr.".
Grammy Award
1964
SongJan 1, 1964

Hey Good Lookin'
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1960
The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams
AlbumJan 1, 1960

The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams

The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams released.
1959
The Unforgettable Hank Williams
AlbumJan 1, 1959

The Unforgettable Hank Williams

The Unforgettable Hank Williams released.
1954
Honky Tonkin'
AlbumJan 1, 1954

Honky Tonkin'

Honky Tonkin' released.
1953
Jett Williams
Child1953

Jett Williams

Jett Williams (born Antha Belle Jett; January 6, 1953) is …
Jett Williams (born Antha Belle Jett; January 6, 1953) is an American singer and songwriter.
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Memorial Album
AlbumJan 1, 1953

Memorial Album

Memorial Album is the first Hank Williams LP issued by …
Memorial Album is the first Hank Williams LP issued by MGM Records after the singer's death on New Year's Day 1953.
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Beyond the Sunset
AlbumJan 1, 1953

Beyond the Sunset

Beyond the Sunset released.
Hank Williams
Personal1953

Hank Williams

Hank Williams passed away.
1952
Billie Jean Horton
MarriageOctober 1952

Billie Jean Horton

Billie Jean Jones Eshliman Williams Horton Berlin …
Billie Jean Jones Eshliman Williams Horton Berlin (born August 12, 1933), professionally known as Billie Jean Horton, is a country music singer-songwriter and former music promoter, who is best known for her marriage to iconic country musician and singer-songwriter Hank Williams Sr. and subsequently to singer Johnny Horton.
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Moanin' the Blues
AlbumJan 1, 1952

Moanin' the Blues

Moanin' the Blues is Hank Williams' second album …
Moanin' the Blues is Hank Williams' second album released on MGM Records released in 1952.
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1949
Hank Williams Jr.
ChildMay 1949

Hank Williams Jr.

Randall Hank Williams (born May 26, 1949), known …
Randall Hank Williams (born May 26, 1949), known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., or alternatively as "Bocephus", is an American country music & southern rock singer-songwriter and musician. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and country. He is the son of country music singer Hank Williams, the half-brother of Jett Williams, and the father of Hank Williams III, Holly Williams, Hilary Williams, Sam Williams and Katie Williams.
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1944
Audrey Williams
MarriageDecember 1944

Audrey Williams

Audrey Mae Sheppard Williams (February 28, 1923 – …
Audrey Mae Sheppard Williams (February 28, 1923 – November 4, 1975) was an American musician known for being the first wife of country music icon Hank Williams, the mother of Hank Williams Jr. and the grandmother of Hank Williams III and Holly Williams.
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1943
Audrey Williams
Relationship1943

Audrey Williams

Audrey Mae Sheppard Williams (February 28, 1923 – …
Audrey Mae Sheppard Williams (February 28, 1923 – November 4, 1975) was an American musician known for being the first wife of country music icon Hank Williams, the mother of Hank Williams Jr. and the grandmother of Hank Williams III and Holly Williams.
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1923
Hank Williams
BirthSeptember 1923

Hank Williams

Hank Williams was born.
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