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Hank Williams

Hank Williams

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