After a COVID-related pause, the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME began to get caught up last night (11/21) with a gala ceremony inducting its class of 2020, songwriter DEAN DILLON and artist/writers MARTY STUART and HANK WILLIAMS JR. The ceremony, held at the CMA THEATER inside the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM, was highlighted by little moments, two of them involving 1997 inductee BRENDA LEE.
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IT’S ABOUT TIME FOR HANK WILLIAMS JR. TO LIGHT UP TV Icon’s New Album Available January 15 Upcoming Appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The View, CBS This Morning and Audience All Access NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 14, 2016) – Country legend Hank Williams Jr.’s new album IT’S ABOUT TIME will be available Friday, January 15 in stores and across digital retailers. The Nash Icon Records’ project marks his 37th studio album and includes the current single “Are You Ready for the Country” featuring Eric Church. “I couldn’t be more excited about this album,” exclaimed Hank Jr. “I have been doing this a long time but I promise this is the best album yet and fans will not be disappointed.” [bctt tweet=”#ItsAboutTime for @hankjr @FallonTonight @JimmyFallon #FallonTonight MON 1/18 @The View #TheView TUE 1/19″] The legendary entertainer will be making national television appearances the week of January 17 in support of the album. TUNE-IN Sunday, January 17 Audience All Access – 8:00pm CT/9:00pm ET on AT&T’s Audience Network (DIRECTV Ch 239 / AT&T U-verse Ch 1114) @att Monday, January 18 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – 10:35pm CT / 11:35pm ET on NBC @FallonTonight | @JimmyFallon | #FallonTonight Tuesday, January 19 CBS This Morning – 7am CT/7am ET on CBS @CBSThisMorning | #NewsIsBack The View – 10:00am CT / 11:00am ET on ABC @The View | #TheView *Check local listings Hank Jr.’s extremely impressive resume has spawned 70 million albums sold worldwide, six PLATINUM albums, 20 GOLD albums and 13 chart-topping albums. He has been named ACM Entertainer of the Year, CMA Entertainer of the Year and BMI Icon in addition to winning a GRAMMY and being inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Follow @HankJr on Twitter, LIKE him on Facebook and visit www.HankJr.com for more information.
Hank Williams Jr. Gears Up For His 2013 Summer Tour. Hank Williams Jr. is getting ready to launch a 2013 summer tour in celebration of his latest album, Old School, New Rules, which is in stores now. Hank will take the stage with a string of hits, along with new tunes. “I always have fun playing shows. I love to get out in front of my loyal fans and making my mark on this great country,” says Hank Williams Jr. This tour is sure to be a rowdy party, that you don’t want to miss! Click below the track listing for Old School, New Rules for a list of dates and see if Hank is coming to a city near you! Track Listing: 1. Takin’ Back the Country 2. I’m Gonna Get Drunk and Play Hank Williams (feat. Brad Paisley) 3. Three Day Trip 4. Old School 5. We Don’t Apologize for America 6. You Win Again 7. The Cow Turd Blues 8. Who’s Taking Care of Number One 9. That Ain’t Good 10. Keep the Change 11. Stock Market Blues 12. I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink (feat. Merle Haggard)
Hank Williams Jr. Joins Forces with Free Music for Free America Campaign. Hank Williams Jr. is all about the free music! When he released his “Keep The Change” it was available for free download on his site, and now he’s offering up free copies of his latest single “That Ain’t No Good“. This time though it is in association with the “Free Music For A Free America” program. Radio stations across America have been offered a specially designed Hank Jr. widget for their station website allowing fans to click though, receive a free download of Hank’s debut song and learn more about his July 10 release, Old School, New Rules. Radio network Dial Global and satellite radio giant Sirius XM have joined in the free music give-away. It’s not entirely clear what this program is intended to do or how it will support a “free America”, but I guess you’ll get some free music out of it one way or the other. The promotion runs through Friday, July 13th alongside a specially designed widget for a free single download for stations to use on their websites for their listeners. So, be sure to check in with your local radio station to see if they are supporting this programing.
Hank Williams Jr. Releases Video For New Single “That Ain’t Good”. Hank Williams Jr.’s run in with ESPN last year was nothing short of controversial, but it really looks like things are working out for this country music classic. He’s got a new album coming out on July 10th, he’s been out on the road on a brand new tour, and now he has a new video out for single, “That Ain’t Good“. I’d say that contrary to the song title, things are actually pretty good for Hank right about now! Take a look at his new video below, and see what you think! Check Out Hank Jr’s New Video for “That Ain’t Good”. Get More: That Ain’t Good, Hank Williams Jr., Hank Williams Jr. Videos
Here Is The Official Lyric Video For Hank’s “That Ain’t Good”. Hank Williams Jr. will have a new album, Old School, New Rules, out July 10th! It will be a 12 track record that will include Merle Haggard and Brad Paisley on a few songs. Track 9 on the album is “That Ain’t Good.” Below is the official lyric video for your listening pleasure. Let’s cross our fingers and hope that an official music video will be released soon! Enjoy!
Hank Williams Releases New Album Featuring Merle Haggard and Brad Paisley! Hank Williams Jr. has got new music coming out, and he isn’t holding back! His new album, Old School, New Rules is set to release on July 10th, and includes contributions from Merle Haggard and Brad Paisley on two of the twelve tracks. The new record also features the controversial response to his run-in with ESPN, as well as many that appear to be equally charged with politically motivated passion! Hank Jr. is working his way through the states on his Taking Back The Country Tour, and if you’d like to hear more about that, check out HaleighT’s review of his performance from Fayetteville, AR! Old School, New Rules Complete Track Listing 1. Takin’ Back The Country 2. I’m Gonna Get Drunk And Play Hank Williams (with Brad Paisley) 3. Three Day Trip 4. Old School 5. We Don’t Apologize for America 6. You Win Again 7. Cow Turd Blues 8. Who’s Takin’ Care of Number One 9. That Ain’t Good 10. Keep The Change 11. Stock Market Blues 12. I Think I’ll Just Stay Here And Drink (with Merle Haggard)
Justin Timberlake Stops By A Hank Williams Jr. Show! Justin Timberlake along with his best friend/WilliamRast business partner Trace Ayala were hanging out backstage in Mississippi last Friday night with country music legend Hank Williams Jr. Williams was in town doing a concert in Southhaven, Mississippi, where Timberlake along with fiancee Jessica Biel, mother Lynn Timberlake, and buddy Ayala all took in a night of some ‘Rockin’ Randal.’ “What a great guy! Justin is a friend of my rebel son Kid Rock. He sure is a good country boy. We talked about girls, guitars, turkey hunting, going on cruises and how much we hate them, even though Bobby (Kid Rock) is on one right now and loving it, ugh! Hell, Justin and I even taking about recording a blues song sometime.” -Hank Williams Jr.
Hank Williams Jr. And Jamey Johnson Perform At The AMP In Fayetteville, Ar. This past Saturday (April 28) Hank Williams Jr. and Jamey Johnson performed at The AMP in Fayetteville, AR. The show was part of the Taking Back The Country tour and made for a perfect start to my 2012 spring/summer concert season! This year the AMP was moved to a larger area and good thing, because these two country music outlaws filled the space with more than excited fans! As always, Johnson killed it! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, he is one talented son-of-a-gun. Each time I see him perform he proves to me that I have good taste! He sings his songs with such ease and confidence, that it makes fans angry when his set list reaches the end. Williams took the stage and proved to everyone (even though he needs to prove nothing) that he’s still got it! Performing all of his classic Bocephus tunes and throwing a few surprises in there, he had the crowd going insane! My favorite part of the night was hearing fans shouting how many times they have seen the “Born To Boogie” star in concert. “This is my sixth time to see him,” a couple people said. Williams has probably got some of the most loyal fans out there, and it is a great thing to see their excitement and passion flow when they speak of him. For those of you who have the tour heading your way (Evansville, Dayton, Bossier City, Wichita, Cheyenne) get yourself a ticket! You are sure to have a great night that you’ll never forget, or maybe you will…depending on what you drink! This show has HaleighT’s stamp of approval with an overall grade of an A+!