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American singer-songwriter and musician. Wikipedia

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  • Hank Williams Jr.

    American singer-songwriter and musician. Often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and country. Wikipedia

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  • Emmylou Harris

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  • Red Foley

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  • Waylon Jennings

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  • Marty Stuart

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  • Merle Haggard

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  • Audrey Williams

    American musician known for being the first wife of country music singer and songwriter Hank Williams, the mother of Hank Williams Jr. and the grandmother of Hank Williams III and Holly Williams. Born in Banks, Alabama, the daughter of Artie Mae and Charles "Shelton" Sheppard. Wikipedia

  • Jim Reeves

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  • Buddy Holly

    American singer-songwriter who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. Born in Lubbock, Texas, to a musical family during the Great Depression, and learned to play guitar and sing alongside his siblings. Wikipedia

  • American singer and songwriter. Daughter of country music icon Hank Williams and Bobbie Jett, whose brief relationship with Hank Williams occurred between his two marriages. Wikipedia

  • Conway Twitty

    American country music singer. He also had success in the rock and roll, R&B, and pop genres. Wikipedia

  • Dolly Parton

    American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I'm Dolly, which led to success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), before her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Wikipedia

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  • Drifting Cowboys

    The Drifting Cowboys were the backing group for American country legend and singer-songwriter Hank Williams. The band went through several lineups during Williams' career. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Cash

    American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Much of Cash's music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption, especially in the later stages of his career. Wikipedia

  • Charlie Daniels

    American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock, country, and bluegrass music. Best known for his number-one country hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia". Wikipedia

  • Bob Dylan

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  • I Saw the Light (film)

    2015 American biographical drama film directed, written, and produced by Marc Abraham, starring Tom Hiddleston as country music legend Hank Williams and Elizabeth Olsen as his first wife, Audrey Williams. Based on the book Hank Williams: The Biography by Colin Escott, George Merritt, and William MacEwen. Wikipedia

  • Eddy Arnold

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  • Neil Young

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  • Garth Brooks

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  • Hank Locklin

    American country music singer–songwriter. He had 70 chart singles, including two number one hits on Billboards country chart. Wikipedia

  • American country music musician. Youngest of three children. Wikipedia

  • American country music singer and songwriter associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives but set to music. His most noted examples are "Giddyup Go" (1965) and "Teddy Bear" (1976), both of which topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Wikipedia

  • Ray Price (musician)

    American country music singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Regarded as among the best male voices of country music, and his innovations, such as propelling the country beat from 2/4 to 4/4, known as the "Ray Price beat", helped make country music more popular. Wikipedia

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