I Saw The Light is the name of the first single from The Clay Hess Band’s upcoming debut CD. And no, it’s not another cover of the Hank Williams classic. It’s a new song from Craig Market and Wayne Winkle, in which the narrator has [...]
I maintain that Waylon has the very best version of “I Recall a Gypsy Woman” and I’d be remiss in not mentioning that Don Williams had a big hit with it, but Hank Thompson’s rendition ain’t bad.
It's hard not to root for Chris Young. He can really sing and his music would sound identifiably country if it was released twenty years ago, making it sound like Hank Williams in comparison to what's passing for it these days.
Reader’s Digest has released their list of the 100 Most Trusted People in America. Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Brian Williams,
Friday was a sad day in country music, as George Jones, among the most influential singers in the history of the music, passed away at 81 years of age. Perhaps excepting Hank Williams and Johnny Cash, no one was more responsible for shaping the future [...]
Goodbye to George Jones. With recordings that spanned 50 years, including Number One singles White Lightning, She Thinks I Still Care and He Stopped Loving Her Today, Jones influenced generations of country singers and was considered...Show More Summary
The break-up of Sonic Youth?s Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore was pretty earth-shattering. The event was to music what Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson breaking up would be in the acting world or Kate Middleton and Prince William breaking up would be in the political sphere, or Bill and Giuliana Rancic would be in the business/ gossip mash-up realm.
As you might expect, country music provides the soundtrack for daily life in Nashville. I didn't catch the Honky Tonk Blues in the Music Capitol of the World, but like the great Hank Williams, I did spend my fair share of time Howling...Show More Summary
As the granddaughter of Hank Williams and daughter of Hank Jr., Holly Williams has the concurrent blessing and burden of making her way through a music scene where her family has been some of the most influential players on the scene. Show More Summary
The Academy of Country Music today announced the winners of special off-camera awards winners. The winners will be honored this fall in Nashville. Read on here to see the complete list of winners, a list which includes Jason Aldean and Blake Shelton.
New York City is hungry for country. In the year since Cumulus Radio brought country music back to local listeners after nearly a two decade hiatus, ratings for Nash FM are rising like a Hank Williams falsetto. WNSH, which airs on the...Show More Summary
By Bill Robertson: A line from the song Old Nashville Cowboys by Hank Williams, Jr., is anyone listening or is everyone blind, comes to mind when we take a closer look at the Buffett offer for Heinz. I have written repeated articlesShow More Summary
America's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT) Q3 2013 Earnings Call February 19, 2013, 11:00 am ET Executives Hank Henderson - President & CEO Jeff Williams - CFO Analysts John Hecht - Stephens Inc. John Rowan - Sidoti & Company Jordan Hymowitz - Philadelphia Financial Daniel Furtado - Jefferies Presentation Operator Good morning, everyone. Show More Summary
“Ride”, the new release from Wayne Hancock, exhibits a little less of his customary Juke Joint Jive. Hank Williams style lonesome Blues is more prevalent on the album. However, Hancock still knows how to swing. Since we last heard him on 2009?s “Viper of Melody”, Hancock has gone through a divorce and sobered up. In [...]
Holly Williams has quite the legacy to follow up. She’s born into one of the most legendary country music families in America, and with Hank Williams Sr. as her grandfather, Hank Williams Jr. as her father and Hank Williams III as her half-brother, it can’t have been easy start singing and playing for herself. In [...]
Emma Stone, Vanessa Williams, Tom Hanks and Samuel L. Jackson are among the celebrities who are uniting to "stand up to cancer." In a new video PSA, above, the famous faces reveal who they supported on World Cancer Day, which took place on Feb. Show More Summary
Being the granddaughter of Hank Williams would be enough for many artists to rest on their genetic bonifieds and not work hard but that's just not who Holly Williams is and she showcases a lot of talent on this self-issued, Charlie Peacock-produced third album.
After years in litigation, the estate of Hank Williams is making a trove of more than 200 unique radio and concert performances by the late country music icon available for film, TV and advertising licensing. The tracks -- which include...Show More Summary
Brigid Alverson has posted a comic form Dylan Williams, The Story Of Hank Williams. Bob Temuka on some old Bronze Age comics. Henry Chamberlain on Batman, Inc. #6. finally, on-line reviewing veteran Don MacPherson walks through 2012, awards-style.
Any song that has references to Thomas Wolfe, Tennessee Williams, Hank Williams, and Stonewall Jackson deserves to be heard frequently.