The Hank Williams biopic 'I Saw the Light' just got a lot more star power. 'The Avengers' star Elizabeth Olsen has signed on to play Williams' wife, Audrey Mae. Olsen will join Tom Hiddleston in the film, which is expected to start shooting in Louisiana next month.
Jett Williams -- the 61-year-old daughter of country legend Hank Williams, Sr. and a country singer herself -- was arrested on Tuesday morning (Feb. 25) in Lebanon, Tenn. on charges of driving under the influence.
A number of country music's biggest stars have taken on new personas to flush out new creative opportunities, and not all of these alter egos were meant as jokes. Sure, one can't imagine Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum pursuing a full-time career as Dick Fantastic, but several superstars did just that.
Conservative country star Hank Williams, Jr. is getting his own radio show just in time to weigh in on the presidential elections. The outspokenly gun-loving, liberal-hating singer is getting set to produce three two-hour radio shows that are slated to air in the weeks before Election Day.
Hank Williams, Jr.‘s latest release, ‘That Ain’t Good,’ is one for working men and women all over the country. With a bluesy country sound that beckons back to Williams’ heyday as the rowdy king of country in the ’80s, the lead single off of Jr.’s upcoming ‘Old School, New Rules’ album is an honest-to-goodness blue collar tune. The music video for ‘That Ain’t Good,’ and it will strike a chord with
Bob Dylan, Alan Jackson, Merle Haggard, Norah Jones, Jack White and Sheryl Crow are just some of the performers who’ve recorded tracks for a new project entitled ‘The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams.’
All were tasked with fleshing out and setting music to the words Williams wrote in old notebooks he carried with him — notebooks that sat in a vault for decades after the country legend’s death in 19
Woodrow "Red" Wilson Sovine was born in 1918 and was an American Country music singer. Red often would narrate his songs, in which he would talk, rather than sing over the music. He found his niche with "truck driving" and "sentimental" songs.