Hank Williams considered one of the most popular American country music singers and songwriters, who wrote and recorded songs that are still considered to be country music standards.
“You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly.” – Hank Williams
“A good song is a good song, and if I’m lucky enough to write it, well….! I get more kick out of writing than I do singing. I reckon I’ve written a thousand songs and had over 300 published.” – Hank Williams
Gleason, Ralph (06-28-1969). 1952 interview of Hank Williams. Rolling Stone.
“If a song can’t be written in 20 minutes, it ain’t worth writing.” – Hank Williams
“I don’t know what you mean by country music. I just make music the way I know how.” – Hank Williams
“My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne.” – Hank Williams
“I was a pretty good imitator of Roy Acuff, but then I found out they already had a Roy Acuff, so I started singin’ like myself.” – Hank Williams