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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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