Article successfully added.

Hank Williams Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings

Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings
This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!
Please inform me as soon as the product is available again.

  • CDTL25265
  • 0.1
​(2009/TimeLIfe) 15 tracks more

Hank Williams: Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings

​(2009/TimeLIfe) 15 tracks

Article properties: Hank Williams: Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings

  • Interpret: Hank Williams

  • Album titlle: Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings

  • Genre Country

  • Label Time Life

  • Year of publication 2009
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0610583324129

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Williams, Hank - Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings CD 1
01 That Beautiful Home
02 How Can You Refuse Him Now
03 Lord, Build Me A Cabin In Glory
04 Farther Along
05 Calling You
06 I Am Bound For The Promised Land
07 Dear Brother
08 Jesus Died For Me
09 At The Cross
10 Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
11 Lovesick Blues
12 I'll Sail My Ship Alone
13 Little Annie (Gentle Annie)
14 I'll Have A New Life
15 Closing Theme
Hank Williams was to me the first rock 'n' roll singer. Don Everly When Hank Williams's... more
"Hank Williams"

Hank Williams was to me the first rock 'n' roll singer.
Don Everly

When Hank Williams's first M-G-M record hit radio stations and Southern juke joints in June 1947, country music was poised for a seismic shift. Western swing and cowboy crooners were waning in popularity, as were the mournful wails of Roy Acuff and trumpet-driven jukebox novelties. Eddy Arnold and Red Foley ruled the charts with finely honed records that sounded more uptown than down-home. Beyond a few select artists with established regional appeal, the major labels mostly ignored Southeastern vocalists who sounded too 'hillbilly,' leaving this market to aggressive independent labels. When King Records in Cincinnati began racking impressive sales figures with raw, unabashedly rural music, the majors took notice but stayed the course.

Williams's Move It On Over was not Ernest Tubb's, Floyd Tillman's or Moon Mullican's Texas honky tonk. It was something fresh and exciting, fusing passionate Acuffian phrasing with a high-volume backbeat straight out of late '30s Chicago race records. It rocked like crazy and formally introduced Hank Williams as a significant voice in country music.

Williams's early years and influences have been thoroughly documented elsewhere. New York writer Roger Williams (no relation) wrote the first significant biography in 1970 ('Sing A Sad Song: A Life Of Hank Williams'; Doubleday). The next fifteen years brought other full-length bios by Jay Caress, Chet Flippo, and George William Koon, among others. Dr. Charles K. Wolfe and Bob Pinson also contributed to our understanding of Williams's life, music, career and recordings. These studies have been largely supplanted by Colin Escott's 'Hank Williams: A Biography' (Little, Brown & Co., 1994) and his notes to Mercury Records' comprehensive 1998 compact disc anthology 'The Complete Hank Williams.'

Hiram 'Hank' Williams was born September 17, 1923 in Mount Olive Community, Alabama, the second child born to Elonzo Huble Williams (1891-1970) and Jessie Lillie Belle Skipper (1898-1955). Lon Williams, a native of Lowndes County, Alabama, was a locomotive driver for a logging company when he met Lillie Skipper. The couple struggled financially after their November 1916 marriage, often relying on help from Lillie's family and meager income from a small general store in their house. Lon Williams was drafted into the army in July 1918, spending part of the next eleven months in France. During his military service he suffered a serious head injury in either a drunken brawl over a woman or a fall from a truck. Although he apparently recovered, the injury caused irreparable neurological damage that later resurfaced.

Returning from the war, Lon Williams worked sporadically at the lumberyards, while Lillie took jobs as a nurse, a cannery worker and seamstress. Their first child, Irene, was born in August 1922, followed by Hank a year later.

Life was hard, but the family got by. On Sundays Lillie sang and played organ at the Mount Olive West Baptist Church. In one of his rare print interviews, Hank recalled those days to San Francisco journalist Ralph J. Gleason. "My earliest memory is sittin' on that organ stool and hollerin'," he said. "I must have been five, six years old, and louder 'n anybody else."

His parents noticed their son had a swollen spot on his spine, a birth defect later diagnosed as Spina Bifida Occulta. If not corrected by surgery, the spinal cord could herniate outward from the spine. Hank's condition went untreated. As he aged, the ailment progressed, leaving him susceptible to back injuries and debilitating pain.

Soon after the 1929 stock market crash, Lon became impaired by a brain aneurysm likely triggered by his earlier head injury. Temporarily unable to speak and his face paralyzed, he was admitted to a Veterans Administration hospital in Biloxi that November. He never lived with his family again.

from booklet BCD16636 - Hank Williams Rockin'Chair Money - Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight
Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/williams-hank-rockin-chair-money-gonna-shake-this-shack-tonight.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records

 

 

Review 0
Read, write and discuss reviews... more
Customer evaluation for "Sacred Songs Vol.2: The Unreleased Recordings"
Write an evaluation
Evaluations will be activated after verification.
Please enter the digits and letters in the following text field.

The fields marked with * are required.

Weitere Artikel von Hank Williams
Lost Highway - Graphic Novel (Gebundene Ausgabe) by Glosimodt Søren Mosdall Hank Williams: Lost Highway - Graphic Novel (Gebundene... Art-Nr.: 0023044

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$26.96 *
Rockin'Chair Money - Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight Hank Williams: Rockin'Chair Money - Gonna Shake This Shack... Art-Nr.: BCD16636

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$17.92 * $15.67 *
Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD) Hank Williams: Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel... Art-Nr.: CD249483

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$20.16 * $11.18 *
Alone And Forsaken (CD) Hank Williams: Alone And Forsaken (CD) Art-Nr.: CD528037

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$28.03 *
The Legend Of Hank Williams - Audio Book with Music (2-CD) Hank Williams: The Legend Of Hank Williams - Audio Book with... Art-Nr.: CD532601

Ready to ship today, delivery time** appr. 1-3 workdays

$28.03 *
Richard Younger: Get A Shot Of...The Story Arthur Alexander: Richard Younger: Get A Shot Of...The Story Art-Nr.: 0001018

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$28.08
Michael Streissgut:Pioneer Of Nashville Sound Eddy Arnold: Michael Streissgut:Pioneer Of Nashville Sound Art-Nr.: 0001029

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$21.29
Abbi Hübner: Sein Leben Seine Musik Seine Sc Louis Armstrong: Abbi Hübner: Sein Leben Seine Musik Seine Sc Art-Nr.: 0001030

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$27.86
Marc Boettcher: Legende einer Sängerin Alexandra: Marc Boettcher: Legende einer Sängerin Art-Nr.: 0001032

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$33.64
As I Write A Letter The Beatles: As I Write A Letter Art-Nr.: 0002018

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$16.85
Nothing Is Beatle Proof The Beatles: Nothing Is Beatle Proof Art-Nr.: 0002023

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$50.55
D.Morton: A Black Star In Early Country Music BAILEY, Deford: D.Morton: A Black Star In Early Country Music Art-Nr.: 0002033

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$33.64
The Biography - by John Collis (PB) Chuck Berry: The Biography - by John Collis (PB) Art-Nr.: BOOK02002

This article is deleted and can no longer be ordered!

$56.11
Viewed