Country music hero Hank Williams was honored by the Purlitzer Price Board with the Purlitzer Pirce in a special categories. According to the organisation, Williams is one of the most outstanding persons in American music, brought country music to the American culture and influenced thousands of musicians (both of his era and later artists).
Williams, who died in 1953 at the age of 29, is one of the few persons to receive a special Purlitzer price, among them Bob Dylan. Read the full story at hillbilly-music.com.
Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.