In Love With Hank

The BBC Radio 2 Music Club presents a series profiling Hank Williams.

Dead at the age of 29 (in 1953), Hank Williams nonetheless managed to create such a body of work that he is now seen as the founding father of modern country music.

In a career spanning just six years, he cut over 170 songs, many of them now classics.

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The BBC Radio 2 Music Club presents a series profiling Hank Williams.

Dead at the age of 29 (in 1953), Hank Williams nonetheless managed to create such a body of work that he is now seen as the founding father of modern country music.

In a career spanning just six years, he cut over 170 songs, many of them now classics.

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Dead in 1953 at the age of 29, Hank Williams nonetheless managed to create such a body of work that he is now seen as the founding father of modern country music.

In a career spanning just six years, he cut over 170 songs, many of them now classics.

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The BBC Radio 2 Music Club presents a series profiling Hank Williams.

Dead in 1953 at the age of 29, Hank Williams nonetheless managed to create such a body of work that he is now seen as the founding father of modern country music.

In a career spanning just six years, he cut over 170 songs, many of them now classics.

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The BBC Radio 2 Music Club presents a series profiling Hank Williams.

Dead in 1953 at the age of 29, Hank Williams nonetheless managed to create such a body of work that he is now seen as the founding father of modern country music.

In a career spanning just six years, he cut over 170 songs, many of them now classics.