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66 Years Ago: Hank Williams Gets First No. 1 With ‘Lovesick Blues’

Sixty-six years ago today (May 7, 1949), Hank Williams earned his first No. 1 hit, with "Lovesick Blues."

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Country Singers We Lost Too Soon [PICTURES]

Country music often deals with the darker side of existence, but when death comes unexpectedly -- especially for a well-known and well-loved personality -- an artist's music often takes on even greater poignancy.

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Top 20 Opening Lyrics in Country Music

You know the old saying "You never get a second chance to make a first impression"? Well, that's just as true in music as it is in life!

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Hank Williams’ ‘The Garden Spot Programs’ Named Best Historical Album at the 2015 Grammy Awards

'The Garden Spot Programs,' a series of radio shows recorded by Hank Williams in 1950 and just released in May of 2014, were named Best Historical Album at the 2015 Grammy Awards.

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Do You Know These Country Stars’ Real Names?

Some of the biggest country stars have a pretty big secret -- they aren't who you think they are!

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Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Recordings Among 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Works from Willie Nelson and Hank Williams are among the list of recordings selected as 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame inductees.

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Two New Cast Members Join Hank Williams Biopic

'I Saw the Light,' the upcoming biopic on the life of Hank Williams, just added two more cast members. Actors Bradley Whitford and Cherry Jones have both joined the cast, making it one of the most star-studded films to be released next year.

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53 Years Ago: Hank Williams Among First Inductees into Country Music Hall of Fame

Fifty-three years ago today, on Nov. 3, 1961, Hank Williams, publisher Fred Rose and Jimmie Rodgers were among the first inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Each of the honorees was inducted posthumously.

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I Saw the Light Cast
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Four New Roles Cast in Hank Williams Biopic

Four new cast members have been announced for the upcoming biopic, 'I Saw the Light,' about the life of Hank Williams. According to the Hollywood Reporter, David Krumholtz, Josh Pais, James DuMont and Wrenn Schmidt have all been added to the movie.

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Maddie Hasson Cast as Billie Jean Horton in Hank Williams Biopic

The upcoming Hank Williams biopic, 'I Saw the Light,' just got a little more star power. 'The Finder' actress Maddie Hasson has been cast as Billie Jean Horton, Williams' second wife.

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