Hank Williams, Jr.

Hank Williams, Jr.

  • Hank Williams, Jr. - DUBUQUE, IA - NOVEMBER 3:  Hank Williams, Jr. performs in support of Republican U.S. vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at a campaign rally at the Grand River Center November 3, 2008 in Dubuque, Iowa. Palin and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) continue to campaign in battleground states the day before the election.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - DUBUQUE, IA - NOVEMBER 3:  Hank Williams, Jr. performs in support of Republican U.S. vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at a campaign rally at the Grand River Center November 3, 2008 in Dubuque, Iowa. Palin and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) continue to campaign in battleground states the day before the election.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - DUBUQUE, IA - NOVEMBER 3:  Hank Williams, Jr. performs in support of Republican U.S. vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at a campaign rally at the Grand River Center November 3, 2008 in Dubuque, Iowa. Palin and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) continue to campaign in battleground states the day before the election.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 31:  Country music artist Hank Williams Jr. warms up the crowd before Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) takes the stage for a campaign rally with Calfornia Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger at Nationwide Arena October 31, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. With less than a week before the U.S. presidential election, McCain launched a two-day bus tour of the swing state of Ohio, where some polls show his opponent, Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) leading by nine points.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 27:  Hank Williams Jr. sang the national anthem before the start of the Tennessee Titans NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at LP Field on October 27, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 13:  Country music artist Hank Williams Jr. performs during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his running mate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at the Virginia Beach Convention Center October 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. About 15,000 people turned out to see McCain and his running mate Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 13:  (L-R) Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, her husband Todd Palin and country music artist Hank Williams Jr. cheer during a rally at the Virginia Beach Convention Center October 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. About 15,000 people turned out to see Palin and her running mate Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 13:  Country music artist Hank Williams Jr. performs during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his running mate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at the Virginia Beach Convention Center October 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. About 15,000 people turned out to see McCain and his running mate Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 13:  Country music artist Hank Williams Jr. performs during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his running mate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at the Virginia Beach Convention Center October 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. About 15,000 people turned out to see McCain and his running mate Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 13:  Country music artist Hank Williams Jr. performs during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his running mate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at the Virginia Beach Convention Center October 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. About 15,000 people turned out to see McCain and his running mate Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - OCTOBER 13:  Country music artist Hank Williams Jr. performs during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and his running mate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin at the Virginia Beach Convention Center October 13, 2008 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. About 15,000 people turned out to see McCain and his running mate Republican vice presidential candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NEW ORLEANS - OCTOBER 06:  Singer Hank Williams Jr. attends the start of the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings on October 6, 2008 at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 14:  Musician Hank Williams Jr. performs onstage during the 2008 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Events Center at Belmont University on April 14, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 14:  Musicians Brad Paisley and Hank Williams Jr. perform onstage during the 2008 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Events Center at Belmont University on April 14, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 16:  Musician Hank Williams Jr. performs onstage at the 2007 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 16, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hank Williams Jr.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 16:  Musician Hank Williams Jr. performs onstage at the 2007 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 16, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hank Williams Jr.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 16:  Musician Hank Williams Jr. performs onstage at the 2007 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 16, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hank Williams Jr.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 10:  Singer Hank Williams Jr. poses backstage at the 2006 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 10, 2006 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Rusty Russell/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hank Williams Jr.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 10:  (L to R) Musicians Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr. and his daughter Holly Williams arrive at the 2006 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 10, 2006 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kid Rock;Holly Williams;Hank Williams Jr.
  • Hank Williams, Jr. - NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 10:  (L to R) Musicians Kid Rock, Hank Williams Jr. and his daughter Holly Williams arrive at the 2006 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 10, 2006 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kid Rock;Holly Williams;Hank Williams Jr.
The offspring of famous musicians often have a hard time creating a career for themselves, yet Hank Williams, Jr. is one of the few to develop a career that is not only successful, but markedly different from his legendary father. Originally, Hank Jr. simply copied and played his father's music, but as he grew older, he began to carve out his own niche and it was one that owed as much to ...more


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