Hiram “Hank” Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was one of the most influential country singer-songwriters of his time. Hank is known as “The King of Country Music” with many number one hits including “Cold, Cold, Heart”, “Hey, Good Lookin”, and “Your Cheatin’ Heart”. He reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart with a variety of his 35 singles. His legacy continues with membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame and a special citation for songwriting from the 2010 Pulitzer Board.
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-Colin Escott, PBS American Masters Series