• Lovesick Blues

  • The Life of Hank Williams
  • By: Paul Hemphill
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (40 ratings)

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Lovesick Blues

By: Paul Hemphill
Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
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Publisher's summary

A sickly and awkward boy who turned into a country music legend, Hiram Williams had reinvented himself as Hank Williams and taken to alcohol by the age of 14. He was dead by the age of 29. Here, Paul Hemphill recounts the tortured life and whirlwind career of the hillbilly Shakespeare as only a fellow Southerner can.

©2005 Paul Hemphill (P)2006 Recorded Books, LLC

Critic reviews

“ …this is the finest work of literature about Williams yet written.” ( Booklist)