Hank Williams Sr.

Think about what you were doing when you were 29 years old. Or, if you aren’t there yet, think about what you want to have done by then. Because when Hank Williams was 29 years old, he was already done doing everything he’d ever do. And what he did was a lot.

It may take an entire season of this podcast to tell the Hank Williams story and that may happen. Until then, Hank shows up in these episodes here and there.

Ernest Tubb Texas Defense Social

CR001 Ernest Tubb: The Texas Defense

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Everyone loves Ernest Tubb.

So when he straps on a gun belt one night to head across town and snuff out a character named Jim Denny, well, you might guess that ol’ Jim had it coming. Maybe he didn’t, maybe he did…

For you to make up your own mind, we’ll need to go behind-the-scenes of 650 AM WSM in Nashville, The Grand Ole Opry and the world of country music publishing companies.

This episode is highly recommended for fans of Jimmie Rodgers, Johnny Paycheck, Justin Tubb, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Hank Williams, Roy Acuff and Matlock. Yes, Matlock.

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