Hank Williams, the son of a sharecropper and grandson of slaves, was born in 1923. He grew up to be one of the most influential country singers ever.
Williams first gained attention as a singer while working with his cousin’s band, The Drifting Cowboys. In 1948 he signed on with MGM Records. He had his first major success with Lovesick Blues,’ which became the first country song to sell one million copies.
The popularity continued when Williams joined forces with producer Fred Rose for hits like ‘Jambalaya (On The Bayou),’Your Cheatin’ Heart, and Hey Good Lookin’.
We are glad to present you the most inspiring sentences from Hank Williams.
Discover the most inspiring Sing, Time quotes from Hank Williams, and much more.
- About Hank Williams
- Hank Williams Quotes On Sing
- Hank Williams Quotes About Time
- Inspiring Phrases From Hank Williams
- Various Statements From Hank Williams
About Hank Williams
September 17, 1923
January 1, 1953
Cause Of Death:
Heart Failure Caused By Drug And Alcohol Abuse
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Country, Western, Honky-Tonk, Rockabilly, Folk, Blues And More.
Vocals, Guitar, Fiddle
Drifting Cowboys, Audrey Sheppard, Lefty Frizzell, Stonewall Jackson, Jerry Byrd, Ray Price And More.
HANK WILLIAMS QUOTES ON SING
If you’re gonna sing, sing ’em something they can understand. — Hank Williams
You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly. — Hank Williams
To sing like a hillbilly, you had to have lived like a hillbilly. You had to have smelt a lot of mule manure. — Hank Williams
Man, it’s hell to have a wife who thinks she can sing, and she can’t. — Hank Williams
There ain’t a man livin’ who hasn’t talked to his dog. — Hank Williams
HANK WILLIAMS QUOTES ABOUT TIME
He plead insanity like they do now all the time. Sir, what would you have done in 1859? — Hank Williams
If you mind your own business, you`ll stay busy all the time. — Hank Williams
It was only his fifth offense, and this time he’s killed someone. — Hank Williams
I went and got a tire tool out of my truck, and straightened him out as cold as a block of ice. It was an attitude adjustment, and it’ll work every time. — Hank Williams
Don’t take life TOO serious you can’t get out alive anyhow. — Hank Williams
I’d have all the cars made in the Carolinas, and I’d ban the ones made in China. — Hank Williams
Inspiring Phrases From Hank Williams
I’m nothing but a drunkard. Why do people expect me to be anything else? — Hank Williams
Hell, Justin and I even talking about recording a blues song sometime. — Hank Williams
You’re singing a song about making love to your drummer, well gay guitar pickers don’t turn me on. — Hank Williams
If it Will it Will — Hank Williams Jr.
It makes me mad to hear these popular orchestras make a jammed–up comedy of a song like ‘Wreck on the Highway.’ It ain’t a funny song. — Hank Williams
In Hank Williams Statements
I ain’t gonna worry wrinkles in my brow, cuz nothin’s never gonna be alright nohow. No matter how I struggle and strive, I’ll never get out of this world alive. — Hank Williams
No matter how I struggle and strive, I’ll never get out of this world alive. — Hank Williams
Various Statements From Hank Williams
My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne. — Hank Williams
I have been living in Montgomery so long that I call it home. — Hank Williams
I have noticed that these pop bands will play our hillbilly songs when they cain’t eat any other way! — Hank Williams
Country folks will survive — Hank Williams Jr.
Personally, I cain’t stand classical stuff, but I don’t tell the world about it. I just turn the radio off. Now, why cain’t these folks who don’t like my kind of music do the same? — Hank Williams
The way I feel is that if you don’t like folk music, stay away from my shows. — Hank Williams
Folk songs express the dreams and prayers and hopes of the working people. — Hank Williams