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Family Tradition - Three Generations of Hank WilliamsItem #: HL.00332839
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Written by Susan Masino.
General Book (not sheet music). With Hardcover. 6x9 inches. 256 pages. Published by Backbeat Books. (HL.00332839)
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Covering three generations of Hank Williams, Family Tradition is both unique and vast in scope. Beginning in the present day with Hank III - who gave the author unprecedented access - and time-traveling across the years, this examines just what kind of rebel mojo inspired this crazed family of country music, from Hank Sr. - often regarded as one of the most influential of American musicians - to Hank Jr., to this year's model, Hank III, who has somehow found a way to reconcile his legacy's deep-rooted twang and high-lonesome sound with particularly searing strains of punk and heavy metal, launching an all-out war with traditional Nashville in the process. Listen to Susan Masino live at Book Expo America on the BEA Podcast.