Hank Williams – “Hank Williams: The Complete Mother’s Best Recordings…Plus!” (2010)

October 15, 2010 at 7:19 pm (Music, Reviews & Articles)

Chet Flippo’s review/article on the brand new amazing box set put out by Time/Life of Hank’s complete Mother’s Best radio show recordings. Taken from the CMT website, Sept. 23, 2010… 


Hank Williams’ Historic Mother’s BestBoxed Set 

Release of long-lost radio transcriptions more than doubles his catalog of recordings. 

If I could send any recorded music collection into distant outer space to forever preserve and represent the true nature of American popular music, I think I would choose this extensive Hank Williams set of his little 15-minute radio shows from the 1950s. They contain a breathtaking display of the width and breadth of American music and culture from the first half of the 20th century and even earlier. The songs Hank sang transcend country.
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