Hank Williams became one of America's first country music superstars, with hits like "Your Cheatin' Heart," before his early death at 29.
Fun Facts about Hank Sr.
- He released 11 #1 singles between 1948 and 1953, including "Your Cheatin' Heart" and "Hey, Good Lookin'"
- Elvis Presley was considered for the role of Hank Williams in the 1964 movie "Your Cheatin Heart" , but Williams' widow Audrey Williams vetoed the idea, as she felt that Elvis would become the focus of the movie
- He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1961