Friday, March 2, 2012

Hank III to release new album on April 17th

Hank III has a new project, "Long Gone Daddy", being released on April 17th. The package is a 10-song collection that has Hank III paying homage to his grandfather, Hank Williams, Sr ("I’m A Long Gone Daddy," "Neath A Cold Gray Tomb of Stone," and the title track, as well as Merle Haggard ("The Bottle Let Me Down"), Johnny Cash ("Wreck of the Old 97") and Waylon & Willie ("Good Hearted Woman").

The singer-songwriter Hank Williams influenced most – on this record, at least – is Hank III, whose remarkable vocal, including yodeling sendoff on the title track, would have been just right on a circa 1950 Grand Ole Opry or Louisiana Hayride stage.

Track Listing:
1) I'm A Long Gone Daddy
2) Sun Comes Up
3) The Bottle Let Me Down
4) Wreck Of The Old '97
5) Neath A Cold Gray Tomb Of Stone
6) The Wind Blew Cold
7) Good Hearted Woman
8) This Ain't Montgomery (with Joey Allcorn)
9) What They Want Me To Be
10) If The Shoe Fits (Shuffle Mix)

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