Lovesick Blues

Lovesick Blues : The Life of Hank Williams

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Hank Williams, the quintessential country music singer and songwriter, lived a life as lonesome, desolate, and filled with sorrow as his timeless songs. From Williams's dirt- poor beginnings as a sickly child to his emergence as a star of the Grand Ole Opry, Lovesick Blues is the definitive biography of the man and his music.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 207 pages
  • 129.5 x 190.5 x 17.8mm | 181.44g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0143037714
  • 9780143037712
  • 1,561,537

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Hemphill comes to his love of Hank honestly. . . . He tells the familiar story with economy and grace. (Garrison Keillor, The New York Times Book Review) A book as exhilarating as his music. (The Atlanta Journal- Constitution)
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About MR Paul Hemphill

Paul Hemphill was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the author of four novels and eleven works of nonfiction dealing with the blue-collar South, including The Nashville Sound.
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