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Give Yourself A Gift of Top-Tier Rock, Soul and Country Releases

Looking for some exciting ways to spend those Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy and other gift cards that arrived during the holiday season? Here are a wide-range of music-related releases that are now available. Artist: Spoon. Title: Gimme Fiction (Merge). You might like if you enjoy: Beck, Radiohead. Tell me more: Austin-spawned Spoon has proven to be one of the most …
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Grammy Award for Hank Williams ‘The Garden Spot Programs, 1950’ is First for Omnivore

Omnivore Recordings won its first Grammy Award for Hank Williams’ The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, which was voted Best Historical Recording in yesterday’s 57th annual Grammy Awards. The label, founded by (four-time Grammy nominee) Cheryl Pawelski, received the award for …
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Previously Unreleased Music From Hank Williams Surfaces In “The Garden Spot Programs 1950”

Omnivore Recordings will soon release the full-length version of The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, featuring 24 performances, unheard for 64 years, from country music legend Hank Williams. Rescued from obscurity, these shows originally aired more than six decades ago; The …
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Hank Williams Previously Unreleased Music Surfaces in ‘The Garden Spot Programs, 1950’

Omnivore Recordings will soon release the full-length version of The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, featuring 24 performances, unheard for 64 years, from country music legend Hank Williams. Rescued from obscurity, these shows originally aired more than six decades ago; The …
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Celebrate The Legend Of Hank Williams

Ride off into the sunset with the most legendary country artist of all-time when THE LAST RIDE arrives on Blu-ray and DVD June 4 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.  Featuring an all-star cast  Thomas (E.T.), Jesse James (Jumper), Kaley Cuoco …
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Hank Williams Estate Partners With MusicSynk For Licensing Of Iconic Catalog

The Hank Williams Estate has signed an exclusive agreement with MusicSynk, the next generation sync rights company, for representation of licensing its music for film, television and digital video. This agreement includes over 150 previously unreleased live Hank Williams recordings, …
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Hank Williams Music Available Now Directly From The Estate

This year marks both the 90th anniversary of country giant Hank Williams’ birth and the 60th year remembrance of his tragic death.  Within the thirty year timeframe of his life, Williams became the cornerstone of country music and one of …
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Hank Williams – The Lost Concerts

Artists such as Hank Williams or Patsy Cline almost seem like they are mythical figures at times more than real people. Both performers created their body of work in just a little over five years, and have been gone a lot longer than they were alive. It’s always interesting when you get to hear snippets of the real personalities behind the music. In this never-heard-before collection, two concerts are featured. Concert number one takes place in…
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Time Life To Release Hank Williams: The Lost Concerts Limited Collector’s Edition October 2

Live albums are commonplace today, but tape recording was in its infancy
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Rare Hank Williams Live Concerts To Be Released October 2

Live albums are commonplace today, but tape recording was in its infancy during country music legend Hank Williams’ lifetime. The equipment was cumbersome and tape was expensive, so very little live recording was done back then. Incredibly, two concerts performed …
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“The Last Ride” The Movie of Hank Williams’ Last 72 Hours Earns Early Acclaim

The early reviews are in for The Last Ride, a new film about the final days in the life of country music icon Hank Williams. Variety called it “an engaging road trip” and said Hank Williams is “persuasively played by …
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Panel To Discuss Hank williams’ Influence On American Singer/Songwriters Set For June 20th

Hank Williams wasn’t just an influence in country music,
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Curb Records To Release Soundtrack to “The Last Ride”

Curb Records is proud to announce the release of the soundtrack to “The Last Ride”, a new independent movie about the life of Hank Williams. The movie, starring Henry Thomas, Jesse James, Fred Dalton Thompson and Kaley Cuoco, focuses on …
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Hank Williams Movie – Free Nashville Screening

Nashville music fans will be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime event on Saturday May 26th at 9:30 pm when the critically acclaimed film, The Last Ride, will have a special screening at Ernest Tubb Texas Troubadour Theatre, 2416 Music Valley Drive.  …
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Various Artists – Waylon: The Music Inside, Volume 2

The music of Waylon Jennings has inspired countless artists in Country Music (and outside) over the years. Last year, one of the musical highlights of the year was a mufti-artist tribute to Jennings that included current stars Trace Adkins and Jamey Johnson, but focused on many of Americana’s top stars performing Jennings’ hits. For Volume 2, producer Witt Stewart has assembled many of the top mainstream acts of the format tipping the hat to ‘Ol’ Waylon.’ Dierks Bentley kicks off the set with “Lonesome, On’ry…
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Various Artists – Hank Williams: The Lost Notebooks

If anyone other than Bob Dylan had been spearheading this project, there probably would have been a ton of criticism levied against it. How can you imagine finishing a painting started by Da Vinci? When you look at it that way, I have to even admit that it doesn’t make a lot of sense. However, somehow it all comes together for the better on this disc. Comprised of compositions started but never finished by Hank Williams in the same Cadillac that he entered into eternity, the lyrics were headed to the dumpster when someone…
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Hank Williams Jr. and ESPN Call It Quits

As various media outlets this morning are reporting, ESPN has parted ways with Hank Williams Jr. Williams posted a notice on his official website
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Hank Williams Jr. Apologizes for Hitler-Obama Analogy

Hank Williams Jr. is apologizing for using an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Barack Obama
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Time Life Building Strong Marketing For Hank Williams: The Legend Begins

The highly anticipated Hank Williams
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Hank Williams – The Legend Begins

Time-Life and the Hank Williams estate have combined their talents to bring out new and unreleased chapters of the Hank Williams legend, and they do so yet again on this very impressive set that features the Country Music Hall of Famer at the beginning, as well as the top of his game! The main focus on the CD is his Health And Happiness Shows, a syndicated radio show that was produced at WSM’s Castle Studio in October 1949 with Grant Turner announcing. While these songs have been made available…
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