Long Gone Lonesome Blues by Hank Williams

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I’m planning to tour the US in my car this year. The road would be much less fun without Hank Williams’ music. Hank is America. Like Elvis and Buddy Holly, he was a white man and a red man. He suffered from terrible back pain all his life and died in the back seat of a car while on tour. But when you create classics like this and perform them the way Hank Williams did, you can never really be gone. His spirit still hangs out in the great wide open.

Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2010 in American Classics, Roots | Add a comment

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