Hiram King "Hank" Williams was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Regarded as one of the most significant and influential American singers and songwriters of the 20th century, Williams recorded 35 singles that reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one... Read More
|Born||Hiram King Williams
September 17, 1923
Mount Olive, Butler County, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 1953 (aged 29)
Oak Hill, West Virginia, U.S.
|Other names||Luke the Drifter, The Hillbilly Shakespeare, The Singing Kid, Timber Snake|
|Genres||Country, Western, honky-tonk, proto-rockabilly, folk, blues, gospel|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, fiddle|