Hank Williams’ Montgomery, Alabama

17 Apr

Hank Williams may have made his name is Nashville, but he was a son of Montgomery, AL. Hard living, alcohol and pain pills killed Ole Hank at the tender age of just 29 years old. Yes, 29 years old! Just think of the music he might have produced had he lived a longer life. Needless to say, his catalog of classic country songs is still incredibly impressive.  

“I Saw the Light” was Hank’s biggest gospel hit

Hank’s final resting place at Oakwood Cemetary in Montgomery, AL

Alan Jackson’s B/W video was moving tribute to memory of Hank Williams

Hank is buried alongside his wife, Audrey

Williams recorded a few songs under the moniker of “Luke the Drifter”

Me paying respects to the King of Country

Statue in downtown Montgomery park

A more detailed look at Hank and his guitar

Entering Hank’s museum in downtown Montgomery

Standup of Williams at museum entrance

This marker directs fans to Hank’s gravesite

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