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Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Leave Me Alone With These Blues” (Hank Williams Cover)

Bonnie “Prince” Billy is one of the closest things we’ve got to a true modern folk singer-songwriter, and it’s an absolute joy when he takes on traditional and classic folk songs like he does in this new live session for Fogged Clarity. He plays Hanks Williams’ “Leave Me Alone With These Blues,” which Will Oldham… More »

By: James Rettig / January 16, 2015 - 10:55 am

Watch Jack White’s Hour-Long Interview With Dan Rather

Since leaving the CBS News anchor desk in 2006, Dan Rather has been producing news programs for AXS TV, including a show called The Big Interview that consists of in-depth conversations with celebrities and has recently featured people like Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and Darius Rucker. His latest guest was Jack White, fresh off the… More »

By: James Rettig / September 17, 2014 - 11:15 pm

This Surprise Festival Performance Suggests Tom Hiddleston Is Qualified To Play Hank Williams

British actor Tom Hiddleston will play legendary country singer Hank Williams in an upcoming biopic, even if the Williams family would rather he didn’t. Earlier this year, Hank Williams III criticized the casting of Hiddleston, best known for his role as Loki in the Marvel films, and said that he wanted someone like Matthew McConaughey,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 8, 2014 - 9:32 am

Jack White Covers Hank Williams

This is, admittedly, not a great day for Hank Williamses. But don’t let the fathers bear the sins of the sons. O.G. country music legend Hank Williams (that would be Hank Senior) is the subject of a new compilation called The Lost Notebooks Of Hank Williams, in which various music luminaries make songs out of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 4, 2011 - 10:10 am

Hope For Haiti Now, Buy “Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)”

A misleading post title, because of course we are all hoping for Haiti, and have been, day and night since a catastrophic earthquake decimated an already destitute society. We know our place in the order of things — you should be going to your legit news site of choice regularly these days; Stereogum’s here for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 22, 2010 - 4:51 pm

The ‘Gum Drop CIV: Hear New Castanets, Win A Where The Wild Things Are Skateboard Deck, iPod, And CD

Castanets, aka Ray Raposa and a shifting cast of collaborators, is about to release Texas Rose, The Thaw, And The Beasts via Asthmatic Kitty, but you won’t find his haunting cover of Hank Williams’ “Rambling Man” on it. The previously unreleased take on the classic debuted in this week’s Drop. It’s one of seven Williams’… More »

By: brandon / September 2, 2009 - 9:14 am

Bob Dylan, Jack White Work On Lost Hank Williams Songs

When not selling Cadillacs, or being covered by everybody, Dylan’s hanging with famous Detroit bullfighter Jack White and friends to finish up a few lost honkytonk tunes. According to Paste, they’re composing the music to Hank Williams’s unused lyrics. More »

By: Stereogum / November 16, 2007 - 3:05 pm