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Born Randall Hank Williams in Shreveport, Louisiana, and known by the nickname Bocephus (a name given to him by his father because he thought his son as a baby resembled a TV ventriloquist dummy named Bocephus), he was raised by his mother Audrey after his father's death in 1953. He began performing when eight years old, and in 1963 made his recording debut with "Lone Gone Lonesome Blues", a staple of his father's…

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  • NON-GAY!!! It's on NON-MUSIC???!!!!!!!!???? It's on YES Hank Williams!!! It's on NON-HANK WILLIAMS JR.......????????
  • I have read and just have this to say! Archie Bunker was spot on! 35 years ago!! YouTube! Tells all! So https://youtu.be/hL5_2wxftTU! Do you know that it is on record that OBamBa thinks there are 57 states and he includes Canada in his speech as being one!!! Get a grip Go back to school!
  • Hey son you`re born to Boogie. MACALLAN by the gallon
  • @catgus: interesting shout... I don't think I rate him worth comment either :)
  • Spank! .
  • Spank! Whoooo! I love my wild days! All my roughly friends have settled down! An nobody wants to get Drunk and settle down! SPANK! Hangover heart more then they used too! All, of my rowdy friends have settled down! SPANK! Whooo! WHATEVER! :-)
  • As a Brit,I'd love to join in on the trashing of Obama,but I don't rate him worth comment....Hank on the the other hand,is supreme!
  • Damn, that was probably the most profound shout I've ever read on this site.
  • Why Hank says bullshit about Obama? Why? I like Hank so but he said bullshit!
  • Politically fucked and obnoxious in his old age but the man has decades of great tunes I will always enjoy.

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