Article successfully added.

Hank Williams Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD)

Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD)
$10.75 * $19.39 * (44.56% Saved)

Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

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

  • CD249483
  • 0.1
(2006/CB/UNIVERSAL) 10 tracks - not in stores more

Hank Williams: Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD)

(2006/CB/UNIVERSAL) 10 tracks - not in stores

Article properties: Hank Williams: Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD)

  • Interpret: Hank Williams

  • Album titlle: Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD)

  • Label CRACKER BARREL

  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 4000127733610

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Williams, Hank - Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD) CD 1
01 Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
02 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
03 Hey, Good Lookin'
04 Your Cheatin' Heart
05 Honky Tonk Blues
06 Cold, Cold Heart
07 (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle
08 Kaw-Liga
09 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With
10 You)
11 I Saw The Light
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 "Vol.2, American Music Legends - Cracker Barrel (CD)"
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

$25.92 *
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

$17.23 * $15.07 *
Alone And Forsaken (CD) Hank Williams: Alone And Forsaken (CD) Art-Nr.: CD528037

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

$26.95 *
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

$26.95 *
Hank Williams, Senior - The Collection (CD) Hank Williams: Hank Williams, Senior - The Collection (CD) Art-Nr.: CD544650

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

$16.15 * $10.75 *
Michael D. Freda: Discography 1944-1996 Eddy Arnold: Michael D. Freda: Discography 1944-1996 Art-Nr.: 0001015

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

$81.00
Born To Sing - Original Fancine 1994 Bobby Curtola: Born To Sing - Original Fancine 1994 Art-Nr.: 0003030

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

$10.80
Johnny Cash & Patrick Carr: Autobiographie PB Johnny Cash: Johnny Cash & Patrick Carr: Autobiographie PB Art-Nr.: 0003090

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

$5.35 $16.15
Heisse Tanzmusik In Deutschlan - Rainer E. Lotz: Ein Fotoalbum Heisse Tanzmusik in Deutschlan: Heisse Tanzmusik In Deutschlan - Rainer E.... Art-Nr.: 0005017

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

$16.20
Matt Dobkin: Respect, And The Making Of A So Aretha Franklin: Matt Dobkin: Respect, And The Making Of A So Art-Nr.: 0006022

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

$16.20
Bobbie Ann Mason: Penguin Lives Series Elvis Presley: Bobbie Ann Mason: Penguin Lives Series Art-Nr.: 0016286

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

$10.75
The Friend Of The Stars Jack Howard: The Friend Of The Stars Art-Nr.: 0019021

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

$2.70
Coombs, Samm Woolley - A Pickin' And A Grinnin' On The Courthouse Square - Jimmy Driftwood Story Samm Woolley Coombs: Coombs, Samm Woolley - A Pickin' And A Grinnin'... Art-Nr.: 0031068

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

$26.89
Down In New Orleans (CD) BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA: Down In New Orleans (CD) Art-Nr.: CDM19591

Currently not available

$10.75
Kings Of Country  (3-DVD) (0) Various: Kings Of Country (3-DVD) (0) Art-Nr.: DVDWHEI10289

Currently not available

$10.75 $17.17
Charley's Tante (1963) Peter Alexander: Charley's Tante (1963) Art-Nr.: DVD501463

Currently not available

$10.75
Essential (2-CD) Leonard Cohen: Essential (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDSNY73642

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

$12.91 $24.30
White Christmas (CD) Elvis Presley: White Christmas (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRCA67959

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

$8.59 $16.15
NEW
Remembering Kitty Wells (CD) Various: Remembering Kitty Wells (CD) Art-Nr.: CDHOTRKW1

Currently not available

$19.39
The Girl From Chickasaw County: The Complete Capitol Masters (8-CD) Bobby Gentry: The Girl From Chickasaw County: The Complete... Art-Nr.: CDCAP5383971

Currently not available

$161.95
The Collection (CD) The Fivepenny Piece: The Collection (CD) Art-Nr.: CDMOC13532

Currently not available

$16.15
She Remembers Everything (LP, Pink Vinyl, Ltd.) Rosanne Cash: She Remembers Everything (LP, Pink Vinyl, Ltd.) Art-Nr.: LPBN89163

Currently not available

$26.95
Country Legend (CD) Hank Williams: Country Legend (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSI903654

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

$10.75
Alone & Forsaken - The Demos (CD) Hank Williams: Alone & Forsaken - The Demos (CD) Art-Nr.: CDRURO5001

Currently not available

$18.31
The Best (CD, Japan) Hank Williams: The Best (CD, Japan) Art-Nr.: CDPOCP1520

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

$32.35
Mothers Best Plus Collection (15-CD 1-DVD) Hank Williams: Mothers Best Plus Collection (15-CD 1-DVD) Art-Nr.: CDTL31811

Currently not available

$32.35 $172.75
Creole Music Of The French West Indies A Discography 1900-1959 Alain Boulanger, John Cowley & Marc Monneraye: Creole Music Of The French West Indies A... Art-Nr.: BFB10028

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

$19.39 $48.49
Hans Storste Hits - Greatest Hits (CD) Hank Williams: Hans Storste Hits - Greatest Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CD983962

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

P for 220 points $19.39
Complete Original #1 Hits Hank Williams: Complete Original #1 Hits Art-Nr.: CDRGM0088

Currently not available

$13.99
Sings Fred Rose Hank Williams: Sings Fred Rose Art-Nr.: CD340857

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

$12.91 $17.23
Let's Turn Back The Years - Complete Hank Williams Vol.7 (CD) Hank Williams: Let's Turn Back The Years - Complete Hank... Art-Nr.: CD833749

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

$21.55 $26.95
Hank Williams, Senior - The Collection (CD) Hank Williams: Hank Williams, Senior - The Collection (CD) Art-Nr.: CD544650

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

$10.75 $16.15
Alone And Forsaken (CD) Hank Williams: Alone And Forsaken (CD) Art-Nr.: CD528037

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

$26.95
NEW
St.Paul To Wichita - October '74 (2-CD) Elvis Presley: St.Paul To Wichita - October '74 (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CD975136

This product will be released at 21 January 2019

$32.35
NEW
Old King Gold Vol.3 (LP) Various: Old King Gold Vol.3 (LP) Art-Nr.: LPBID8029

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

$16.15
NEW
The Big Push  (CD) Various: The Big Push (CD) Art-Nr.: CDKM19

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

$16.15
NEW
Buffalo, NY (CD) The Steam Donkeys: Buffalo, NY (CD) Art-Nr.: CDM54299

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

$17.23
NEW
Ritchie Valens Rocks (CD) Ritchie Valens: Ritchie Valens Rocks (CD) Art-Nr.: BCD17525

This product will be released at 1 February 2019

$18.31
NEW
Me And Bobby McGee (CD) Kris Kristofferson: Me And Bobby McGee (CD) Art-Nr.: CDM6621

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

$21.55
NEW
American Classic Songbook (CD) Kenny Rogers: American Classic Songbook (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSC1130

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

$16.15
NEW
Songs The Jukebox Thought Me (CD) Dallas Wayne: Songs The Jukebox Thought Me (CD) Art-Nr.: CDHOTR3844

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

$19.39
NEW
At Madison Square Garden - Live in Denmark 1971 (CD & DVD, Ltd.) Johnny Cash: At Madison Square Garden - Live in Denmark 1971... Art-Nr.: CDSNY9162

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

$10.75 $19.39
NEW
Hillbillies In Hell - The Rapture (CD) Various: Hillbillies In Hell - The Rapture (CD) Art-Nr.: CDOMNI196

This product will be released at 23 January 2019

$23.71
NEW
Golden Moments (CD) Melba Montgomery: Golden Moments (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCWE1947

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

$20.47
NEW
The Tiffany Transcriptions Vol.2 (CD) Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys: The Tiffany Transcriptions Vol.2 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDED322

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

$26.95
NEW
Wilde Awake (CD) Rosedale: Wilde Awake (CD) Art-Nr.: CDDFG8809

Currently not available

$20.47
NEW
Boom Boom - Selected Singles 1959-1962 (LP) John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom - Selected Singles 1959-1962 (LP) Art-Nr.: LP81995

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

$31.27
NEW
The Ice Queen (LP) Sue Foley: The Ice Queen (LP) Art-Nr.: LPSP1398

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

$30.19
NEW
Greatest (LP) Johnny Cash: Greatest (LP) Art-Nr.: LPSUN1240

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

$24.79
NEW
Hi-Fi Christmas Guitar (LP) Joel Paterson: Hi-Fi Christmas Guitar (LP) Art-Nr.: LPVEN5007

Currently not available

$21.55
NEW
Mule (CD) Henry Townsend: Mule (CD) Art-Nr.: CDOM309

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

$20.47
NEW
The Weavers At Carnegie Hall (LP) The Weavers: The Weavers At Carnegie Hall (LP) Art-Nr.: LPVMS73101-C

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

$10.75
NEW
40 Bluesful Years (CD) Pee Wee Bluesgang: 40 Bluesful Years (CD) Art-Nr.: CDSIR2195

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

$17.23
After Midnight (LP) Marty Robbins: After Midnight (LP) Art-Nr.: LPSHM3197

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

$18.31
Down At The Ugly Men's Lounge, Vol.3 (LP & CD, 10inch) Various: Down At The Ugly Men's Lounge, Vol.3 (LP & CD,... Art-Nr.: LPRR2183369

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

$19.39
The London American EP Collection (3-CD) Various: The London American EP Collection (3-CD) Art-Nr.: CD820090

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

$10.75
Medley Of Hits (CD) Brenda Lee: Medley Of Hits (CD) Art-Nr.: CDPACD065

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

$21.55
The Great Hank Snow (3-CD) Hank Snow: The Great Hank Snow (3-CD) Art-Nr.: CD024945

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

$107.95
Viewed