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Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank Williams

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(Book). Covering three generations of Hank Williams, Family Tradition is both unique and vast in scope. Beginning in the present day with Hank III who gave the author unprecedented access and time-traveling across the years, this examines just what kind of rebel mojo inspired this crazed family of country music, from Hank Sr. often regarded as one of the most influential o ...more
Hardcover, 257 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Backbeat Books
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I am the first to admit that I have been pretty obsessed with this man lately. My Hank 3 fandom should of started 10 years prior, but I was too naive at the time to see his greatness. I remember a friend trying to turn me on to him because I like country and punk and heavy metal. It wasn't until I watched The Wonderful and Wild Whites of West Virginia that I started to get into all that was Hank 3.

I read this book in one sitting. It honestly didn't make me less of a fan but sorta quenched my ob
Chris Holmes
This was a quick read and fairly engaging - although that has more to do with the actual stories of Hank Sr. and Hank Jr.'s lives than with any real skill on the author's part. This actually feels more like a brief bio of Hank Sr. with some chapters of Jr. and III tacked onto the end.
Jason Dikes
So this book is about three generations of Hank Williams'. The first, Hank Sr. gets more coverage than the other two. If you've read about Hank Sr, no new surprises here.
I loved the info but a lot of it felt like the author just copied other books and listed songs. The info about Hank III was eye opening. enjoyed it.
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