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Hank Williams has written plenty of tunes covered by jazz artists over the years.

Read Jazz Goes Honky-Tonkin': The Songs Of Hank Williams Jazz24

August 17, 2012 – If you haven't heard his music in a while, you might have forgotten: The country pioneer had swing. Jazz24

Clockwise from upper left: Neil Young with Patti Smith, Hank Williams, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Maureen Gray.

Read Guest DJ Patti Smith

June 19, 2012 – The singer describes the many influences and inspirations behind her latest album, Banga.


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Read Breathing New Life Into Hank Williams' Lyrics

October 12, 2011 – The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams features interpretations of his lyrics from Dylan and others.


The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams puts unreleased works by the country legend in the hands of a dozen contemporary songwriters.

Read Hank Williams' Unfinished Thoughts, Finished

October 1, 2011 – Some contemporary songwriters are giving new life to the late legend's wealth of incomplete songs.


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Listen Hank Williams' New Box Set On World Cafe WXPN

December 7, 2010 – Hear the story behind the new box set of previously unreleased Hank Williams recordings. WXPN


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Listen Hank Williams' Radio Magic On 'Mother's Best Recordings'

November 11, 2010 – A new box set reveals the fun side of a country legend who built his career on songs of heartache.


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Listen Hank Williams: The Working Musician, The Creative Genius

October 1, 2010 – All of Williams' performances on a variety show in the 1950s are available on a new box set.



Listen Fall Music Preview

September 21, 2010 – All Songs Considered offers a sneak preview of some of this fall's most anticipated releases.


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Read A Brief History Of Music's Alter Egos

August 16, 2010 – Explore some of the standout and surprising musician alter egos over time.

Read Party Of One: Misery Alienates Company

July 7, 2009 – Hear five songs to ensure that you and your stuffed animals will have a night to remember.

Listen Hank Williams' Lost Music: Rare And Resurfaced

October 25, 2008 – The legend's daughter talks about the 143 never-before-released recordings from a 1951 radio series.


Read Listeners Pick Love Songs for Valentine's Day

February 6, 2007 – Listeners share their favorite Valentine's Day songs and the stories of how they came to love them.

Listen The Folk Music Revival of 2001

January 11, 2002 – On this edition of All Songs Considered we look at some of the artists responsible for 2001's fo...

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