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Hank Williams, Sr.

Country Musician (17-Sep-1923 — 1-Jan-1953)


Jay Caress. Hank Williams: Country Music's Tragic King. Stein & Day. 1979. 253pp.

Colin Escott; with George Merritt; William MacEwen. Hank Williams: The Biography. Little Brown & Co.. 1994. 320pp.

Colin Escott; Kira Florita. Hank Williams: Snapshots from the Lost Highway. Da Capo Press. 2001. 208pp.

Chet Flippo. Your Cheatin' Heart: A Biography of Hank Williams. Simon and Schuster. 1981. 251pp.

Paul Hemphill. Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams. Viking. 2005. 224pp.

Bill Koon. Hank Williams: So Lonesome. University Press of Mississippi. 2002. 172pp.

George William Koon. Hank Williams: A Bio-Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1983. 180pp.

Jett Williams; Pamela Thomas. Ain't Nothin' as Sweet as My Baby: The Story of Hank Williams' Lost Daughter. AdJett Productions. 1997. 310pp.

Lycrecia Williams; Dale Vinicur. Still In Love With You: The Story of Hank and Audrey Williams. Rutledge Hill. 1990. 199pp.

Roger M. Williams. Sing a Sad Song: The Life of Hank Williams. Ballantine Books. 1973. 318pp.


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  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.740)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.756)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.798)

  9. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, pp.141-43)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Country Music (p.589)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.354)

  12. American Songwriters (pp.435-37)

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