Box Set — Hank Williams


Hank Williams’ obituary in The Times, Jan. 2, 1953

October 28, 2008

By Robert Hilburn

More than a half century after his death, Hank Williams remains so revered as a songwriter that his gifts as a singer are often underappreciated. But one of the strengths of "The Unreleased Recordings," a remarkable new CD boxed set released today, is the way it showcases the brilliance of his vocal skills.

Besides his singing prowess, the three-disc package, which features 54 radio show performances, also underscores Williams’ musical influences, including his affinity for gospel songs and his playful personality

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