American Originals: Hank Williams

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, we focus on the life of Hank Williams. For a man who spent only twenty-nine years on this earth, Hank Williams had an enormous impact on music.  In this hour, we will explore the life and songs of Hank Williams, performed by him and artists like Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt, Patsy Cline, Elvis Costello, Nat King Cole, and Hank III and The Melvins.