hank williams

Entertainment
If we try to deny our post-election feelings of despair, they'll come back with a vengeance. One way to look honestly at that despair is to surrender ourselves to music about despair that's so powerful, it transcends despair.
Entertainment
Merle Haggard once sang "I never hang my hat on the same nail too long," and his life story said that was true, except for one part.
Entertainment
Perhaps a Cambridge-educated classics scholar who most recently starred in a trilogy of Shakespeare's Henry V plays and some comic book movies would not immediately come to mind for the story of the Alabama-born country legend Hank Williams.
HuffPost Live
Tom Hiddleston and Wrenn Schmidt discuss the music and legacy of Hank Williams and their roles in recent biographical drama
Entertainment
Hee Haw was a concept that nobody (including myself) thought would ever succeed. Some feared the proposed television program would set the burgeoning country music industry back 25 years.
Detroit
Nick Pivot plays what he calls "shop floor country from the Motor City." His gutbucket, honky tonk lyrics are sure to incite drunken behavior and keep him off any short-list of poet laureate candidates evidenced by his latest, "F**k You, I'm from Detroit."
Entertainment
Round of applause for that Southern accent.
Entertainment
It probably won't matter very much how somebody first starts discovering Ruthie Collins. Her ability to balance what inspires her, old or new, is so natural and so engaging that whatever you first discover about her is likely to lead to all of the other things that make her so unique.
Black Voices
Today, Dr. King's dream feels in jeopardy. It is harder than ever to get a good job that pays a fair wage. Technology is transforming the economy in ways we cannot yet predict.
Entertainment
Tom Hiddleston is really getting into character to play Hank Williams in the upcoming biopic, "I Saw The Light." The British
Entertainment
This week's playlist features music from The Civil Wars, LL Cool J, Sly & the Family Stone, John Prine, and more.
Entertainment
Some of the greatest storytellers have been country music artists. Think about Patsy Cline's "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces," or Hank Williams' "Your Cheating Heart," and "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry."
Entertainment
This week's playlist includes music by Middle Class Rut, Hank Williams, The Beatles, and more.
Culture & Arts
Last week I joined close to 200 Fitzgerald scholars, admirers, students, readers, and teachers from all over the world -- though readers, and admirers, serves to define us all.