In celebration of what would have been Hank Williams’ 100th birthday on Friday (September 15), BMG will release Hank 100: Greatest Radio Hits 1923-2023out on September 17, along with a blue vinyl reissue of Garden Spot Programs, 1950, Which won the Grammy Award for Best Historical Album in 2015, and will be released on September 29.

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Available as double LP and CD, Hank 100 Featuring 25 of Williams’ greatest hits from his live radio performances, including his 1952 No. 1 hit “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)”, which was recorded on July 13, 1952, at Sunset Park, West Grove, Pennsylvania.

Curated by Cheryl Pawlowski and mastered by Michael Graves, the album also features other Williams classics, including “Hey Good Lookin’,” “Cold, Cold Heart,” “I’m Lonesome I Can Cry,” and “Move It On Over.” “, “Lovesick Blues”, and “Moanin’ The Blues”, among many other notes and liner notes from Hank Williams historian, Colin Escott.

Originally released in 2014, Garden Spot Programs, 1950 is a collection of 24 Williams performances last heard on radio in Texas over 64 years ago. In February 1950, Williams hosted several Garden Spot radio programs for Naughton Farms, a plant nursery in Waxahachie, Texas.

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The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will also celebrate Williams’ 100th birthday with a special concert, “Hank’s 100th Anniversary: ​​A Concert to Celebrate Hank Williams,” presented by Spotify on Thursday (September 21).

The concert will be held in the museum’s CMA Theater and will feature interpretations of Williams classics by Rodney Crowell, Laura Cantrell, Wendy Moten, Susie Boggess, Della Mae, S.J. Goodman, Brennen Lee, Delbert McClinton, and Chuck Meade, along with Williams. grandchildren Hilary Williams, Holly Williams, Sam Williams and Country Music Hall of Fame members Connie Smith and Charlie McCoy.

Hank 100: Greatest Radio Hits 1923-2023 Song list:

1. “Move it to the other side”
2. “I left my father a long time ago.”
3. “Palace on the Hill”
4. “Love Depression”
5. “Wedding Bells”
6. “Mind your own business”
7. “You’ll change (or I’ll leave)”
8. “The Lost Highway”
9. “There will be no tears tonight.”
10. “I don’t like this kind of life.”
11. “She’s Long Gone”
12. “Why don’t you love me?”
13. “They will never take her love from me.”
14. “Why should we try anymore?”
15. “Blues Moan”
16. “No one is lonely for me”
17. “Cold and Cold Heart”
18. “Dear John”
19. “I Can’t Help It (If I Still Love You)”
20. “Hey, you look good.”
21. “(I Heard That) Lonely Whistle”
22. “I’m so lonely I could cry”
23. “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)”
24. “I’ll fly away”
25. “I saw the light”

Garden Spot Programs, 1950 Song list:

1. “Garden Spot Song”
2. “Love Blues”
3. “Palace on the Hill”
4. “Violin Tone”
5. “I just told my mom goodbye.”
6. “Closing/Oh!” Susanna
7. “Garden Spot Song”
8. “Mind your own business”
9. “Love Blues”
10. “Violin Tone”
11. “At the first snowfall”
12. “Closing/Oh! “Susanna”
13. “Garden Spot Song”
14. “I can’t get you out of my mind”
15. “I Don’t Care (If Tomorrow Never Comes)”
16. “Violin Tone”
17. “Beyond that”
18. “Closing/Oh!” Susanna
19. “Garden Spot Song”
20. “I’ll be single until I die”
21. “Wedding Bells”
22. “Violin Tone”
23. “Jesus Remember Me”
24. “Close / Oh!” Susanna”

Photo: Courtesy of Colin Escott / The Missing Pieces Collection

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