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Hank Williams

Hank Williams

American singer-songwriter
In his short life, he became one of the musical giants of the 20th century, creating the sound and sensibility of modern country.
BornSeptember 17, 1923
HometownButler County, Alabama, United States of America
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseBillie Jean Horton, Audrey Williams
ChildrenHank Williams, Jr., Jett Williams
ParentsJessie Lillybelle Skipper, Elonzo Huble Williams
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Hank Williams Jr. ties the knot for fourth time

  • Hank Williams Jr. got married to his fiancée Brandi in Alabama on Saturday. A message posted on the Born to Boogie singer's official Facebook page on Monday announced that the 74-year-old country star exchanged vows with Brandi on 9 September. "Please congratulate Mr. And Mrs. Hank Williams Jr! Hank and Brandi were married on Sept 9, 2023 at Enon Baptist Church in Banks, Alabama in front of a small group of family and friends," the post read. "A reception followed at Kendall Hall in Troy, Alabam

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Tom Hiddleston sings Hank Williams in a London guitar shop – video interview

Tom Hiddleston, the star of new Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light, meets Henry Barnes in Macari’s guitar shop in London to sing some tunes and swap strumming tips. Hiddleston discusses what he finds quite so moving about the work of the country music legend, why music is the most ‘immediately infectious artform’, the audience’s electric reaction to Williams’ yodelling and whether alcohol fuels creativity• I Saw the Light is now on release.
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