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Hank Williams, so lonesome

Author: George William Koon
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2001.
Series: American made music series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Although the fascinating trail of Hank William's career has been a favorite subject for biographers, Hank Williams, So Lonesome winnows away the myths and hearsay while recounting this Alabama boy's blazing rise to stardom. This close look at Williams moves beyond other books by providing new research, evaluations, and interviews with friends, family, and band members. Of the many biographies this one comes closest
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Hank Williams; Hank Williams; Hank Williams; Hank Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George William Koon
ISBN: 1578062837 9781578062836
OCLC Number: 46640819
Notes: Originally published: Hank Williams: a bio-bibliography. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1983.
Description: xiii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. The Singer: A Biography 3 --
2. The Song: An Evaluation 91.
Series Title: American made music series.
Other Titles: Hank Williams
Hank Williams
Responsibility: Bill Koon.

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"Although the fascinating trail of Hank William's career has been a favorite subject for biographers, Hank Williams, So Lonesome winnows away the myths and hearsay while recounting this Alabama boy's blazing rise to stardom. This close look at Williams moves beyond other books by providing new research, evaluations, and interviews with friends, family, and band members. Of the many biographies this one comes closest to being truly accurate."

"Williams is revered in the top tier of the country-music pantheon, and his forlorn ballads are classics in the country songbook. An inspired, natural genius, Williams was the complete country balladeer: Though he knew almost nothing about the technicalities of music, his plaintive songs - "Cold, Cold Heart," "Your Cheatin' Heart," and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" among them - affirm that he knew everything about its heart."

"With his legend already firmly established, he was only twenty-nine when he died on New Year's Day 1953 (or, perhaps, New Year's Eve 1952) in the back seat of his baby-blue Cadillac headed to a concert in Canton, Ohio. Interest in Williams is unflagging, and myths and tall tales about his life and death continue to grow with every passing year."--Jacket.

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