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Wreck HankWilliams2 1069

Wreck HankWilliams2 1069

Playing tracks by

The The, Hank Williams, Leon Russell, Hank Williams1, George Jones and more.

WTM #1069: Hank Williams & His Off-Kilter Offspring
wReck thiS meSS ~ Radio Patapoe 88.3
14 September 2009

Playlist: http://bartyodel2.wordpress.com/2010/01/02/wtm-1069-hank-williams-his-off-kilter-offspring/
Listen to part1: http://www.mixcloud.com/wreckthismess/wreck-hank-1/

As I was finishing up my HW tribute show Ronald from Jonges v/d Vlakte showed up with a Dutch version of “Tears in my Beer”. The amazing thing about Williams is that he was every bit as popular as Bing or Sinatra & people used to faint watching him on stage – there was a mild precursor case of Beatlemania in effect whenever he performed. This was partly enflamed by his pelvic gyrations of the midsection [mild and subtle compared to Elvis no doubt] but also his posture & his physical relation to the stage, his guitar. He was lanky & actually, to my eyes, had a certain Joey Ramone appeal – tall & gawky, naive & pained.
Profiled in:
YODEL-AY-EE-OOOO
YODEL IN HIFI: http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4594.htm

Comments

warrenbobrow

Honky Tonky baby

Sonya Bloodworth

Not Bad!!!

Sherry Meehan

I'd go honky tonkin with him.