Hank Williams Sessions
by Mike Taylor

Generated on 17 Dec 2012


Date: 1939 - 1940
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     HAPPY ROVING COWBOY - 2:36  (Bob Nolan)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Late 1940
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     FREIGHT TRAIN BLUES - 1:15  (Traditional, arranged by Roy Acuff)
b.     SAN ANTONIO ROSE - 2:10  (Bob Wills)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: circa 1942
Location: Recorded at Griffin's Radio Shop, Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, ag)

a.     I AIN'T GONNA LOVE YOU ANY MORE - 1:28  (Ernest Tubb)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: April 7, 1942
Location: Recorded at Griffin's Radio Shop, Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, ag)

a.     I'M NOT COMING HOME COMING HOME ANYMORE - 2:51  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: 1946
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     YOU BROKE YOUR OWN HEART  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
b.     A HOUSE OF GOLD  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
Both titles on:      COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)

Date: December 1946
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     PAN AMERICAN - 2:05  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     WEALTH WON'T SAVE YOUR SOUL - 2:31  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c.     CALLING YOU  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)

Date: December 11, 1946
Location: WSM Studio, 7th Avenue and Union Street, Nashville, TN
Label: STERLING

Hank Williams (voc, g), Charles "Skeeter" Willis (fid), Vic Willis (acc), James "Guy" Willis (g), Charles "Indian" Wright (bas)

a. 48-S-23-1 (53-XY-456)    CALLING YOU - 2:53  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11628   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11628   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X4110 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1648 — I Saw the Light, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
b. 48-S-24 (50-XY-20)    NEVER AGAIN (WILL I KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR) - 2:41  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10352   (1949)
     MGM 45: K10352   (1949)
     MGM 45: 45-8010    (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1639 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP726 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 2   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
c. 48-S-25 (51-XY-452)    WEALTH WON'T SAVE YOUR SOUL - 2:45  (Hank Williams)
     STERLING 78: 204   (1947)
     MGM 78: 30455 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30455 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1102 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X4110 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1648 — I Saw the Light, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
d. 48-S-26 (53-XY-457)    WHEN GOD COMES AND GATHERS HIS JEWELS - 2:48  (Hank Williams)
     STERLING 78: 204   (1947)
     MGM 78: 11628   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11628   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X4111 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1649 — I Saw the Light, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
All titles on:      POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/1 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

MGM master numbers were assigned at Nashville in 1948 when they were purchased by MGM from Fred Rose.


Date: 1947
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     YOU BROKE YOUR OWN HEART - 2:03  (Hank Williams)
b.     I'M SO TIRED OF IT ALL - 2:23  (Hank Williams)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: February 13, 1947
Location: WSM Studio, 7th Avenue and Union Street, Nashville, TN
Label: STERLING

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Dale "Smokey" Lohman (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (bas)

a. 48-S-19 (52-XY-421)    I DON'T CARE (IF TOMMOROW NEVER COMES) - 2:46  (Hank Williams)
     STERLING 78: 208   (1947)
     MGM 78: 10226   (1948)
     MGM 45: K10226   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1637 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
b. 48-S-20    HONKY TONKIN' - 2:45  (Hank Williams)
     STERLING 78: 210   (1947)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
c. 48-S-21-1 (53-XY-313)    MY LOVE FOR YOU (HAS TURNED TO HATE) - 2:39  (Hank Williams)
     STERLING 78: 208   (1947)
     MGM 78: 11533   (1953)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5210   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11533   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1637 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP710 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
d. 48-S-22 (52-XY-422)    PAN AMERICAN - 2:47  (Hank Williams)
     STERLING 78: 210   (1947)
     MGM 78: 10226   (1948)
     MGM 45: K10226   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1076 — Move It On Over   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1554 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MUSIC FOR PLEASURE LP 12": MFP 1335 — Country & Western Favourites   (1965)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 572 — Country And Western Favorites, Volume II   (1966)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
All titles on:      POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/1 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

MGM master numbers were assigned at Nashville in 1948 when they were purchased by MGM from Fred Rose.


Date: April 21, 1947
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Dale "Smokey" Lohman (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (rg), Bronson "Brownie" Reynolds (bas)

a. 47-S-123-1 (50-XY-437)    MOVE IT ON OVER - 2:44  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10033   (1947)
     MGM 45: K10033   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1076 — Move It On Over   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1636 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4211 — Great Country Favorites   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": 2E/2SE 12 — Great Country and Western Stars - Various Artists   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
b. 47-S-124-2 (51-XY-446)    I SAW THE LIGHT - 2:43  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10271   (1948)
     MGM 78: 30454 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 630   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10271   (1948)
     MGM 45: K30454 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1101 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X4110 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1648 — I Saw the Light, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 47-S-125-3 (50-XY-438)    (LAST NIGHT) I HEARD YOU CRYIN' IN YOUR SLEEP - 2:42  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10033   (1947)
     MGM 45: K10033   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1492 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
d. 47-S-126-4 (51-XY-448)    SIX MORE MILES (TO THE GRAVEYARD) - 2:46  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10271   (1948)
     MGM 78: 30454 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10271   (1948)
     MGM 45: K30454 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1101 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1493 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
All titles on:      POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

All were re-engineered by Danny Conover at WOR, New York, probably on April 28, 1947.

On the reverse of MGM (UK) 630 is Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith and his Cracker-Jacks with In memory of Hank Williams (53-S-6012-2).


Date: August 4, 1947
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), L.C. Crysel (fid), Sammy Pruett (lg), Herman Herron (sg), Slim Thomas (rg), Lum York (bas)

a. 47-S-6004-1 (52-XY-417)    FLY TROUBLE - 2:42  (Honey Wilds, Bunny Biggs, Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 10073   (1947)
     MGM (UK) 78: 405   (1951)
     MGM 45: K10073   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1076 — Move It On Over   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1555 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
b. 47-S-6005    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     unissued
c. 47-S-6006-B (54-XY-176)    I'M SATISFIED WITH YOU - 2:33  (Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 11768   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 78: 768   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1102   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11768   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1555 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
d. 47-S-6007-4 (52-XY-416)    ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHARTRAIN - 2:50  (Hank Williams, Ramona Vincent)
     MGM 78: 10073   (1947)
     MGM 45: K10073   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1638 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Master 47-S-6005 is now lost.


Date: November 6, 1947
Location: Castle Studios, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Robert "Chubby" Wise (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), probably Louis Innis (bas), possibly Fred Rose or Owen Bradley (pn)

a. 47-S-6018-1 (52-XY-418)    ROOTIE TOOTIE - 2:44  (Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 10124   (1948)
     MGM (UK) 78: 957   (1957)
     MGM 45: K10124   (1949)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM957   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1319 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP726 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 2   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
b. 47-S-6019-2 (52-XY-423)    I CAN'T GET YOU OFF OF MY MIND - 2:49  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10328   (1948)
     MGM 45: K10328   (1948)
     MGM 45 EP: X1637 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP726 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 2   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
c. 47-S-6020-6 (52-XY-362)    I'M A LONG GONE DADDY - 2:48  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10212   (1948)
     MGM 78: 30638 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 459   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10212   (1949)
     MGM 45: K30638 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X4042 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 2   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1217 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
d. 47-S-6025-4 (52-XY-419)    HONKY TONKIN' - 2:42  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10171   (1948)
     MGM 45: K10171   (1949)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP582 — Honky Tonkin'   
     MGM 45 EP: X4108 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1318 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
All titles on:      POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)

Date: November 7, 1947
Location: Castle Studios, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Robert "Chubby" Wise (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), probably Louis Innis (bas), possibly Fred Rose or Owen Bradley (pn)

a. 47-S-6021-1 (52-XY-360)    MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND - 2:42  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10124   (1948)
     MGM 78: 30638 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 942   (1957)
     MGM 45: K10124   (1949)
     MGM 45: K30638 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM942   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X4041 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 1   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1216 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b. 47-S-6022-2 (52-XY-361)    THE BLUES COME AROUND - 2:40  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10212   (1948)
     MGM (UK) 78: 381   (1951)
     MGM 78: 30637 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10212   (1949)
     MGM 45: K30637 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X4042 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 2   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1217 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 47-S-6023-1 (52-XY-447)    A MANSION ON THE HILL - 2:33  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 10328   (1948)
     MGM 78: 30455 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10328   (1948)
     MGM 45: K30455 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1101 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1492 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": MBC-39 — Music City Classics   (1970)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     MERCURY CD: 536078-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
d. 47-S-6024 (52-XY-420)    I'LL BE A BACHELOR 'TILL I DIE - 2:35  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10171   (1948)
     MGM 45: K10171   (1949)
     MGM 45 EP: X1638 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP710 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
All titles on:      POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)

Date: 1947 - 1948
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     WON'T YOU SOMETIMES THINK OF ME - 1:56  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     WHY SHOULD I CRY? - 1:50  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c.     I WATCHED MY DREAM WORLD CRUMBLE LIKE CLAY - 1:48
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d.     I TOLD A LIE TO MY HEART - 2:18  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
e.     MOTHER IS GONE - 2:28  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     IN MY DREAMS YOU STILL BELONG TO ME - 2:20  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
g.     CALLING YOU - 1:53  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
h.     HONKY TONK BLUES - 2:00  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
i.     A HOME IN HEAVEN - 2:03  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
j.     I'M GOING HOME  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
k.     SINGIN' WATERFALLL  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-007 — The First Recordings   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
l.     A HOME IN HEAVEN  (Hank Williams)
     ARHOOLIE 45 EP: 45-548 — Hank Williams & His Guitar   
m.     IN MY DREAMS YOU STILL BELONG TO ME  (Hank Williams)
     ARHOOLIE 45 EP: 45-548 — Hank Williams & His Guitar   
     MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
n.     I'M GOING HOME  (Hank Williams)
     ARHOOLIE 45 EP: 45-548 — Hank Williams & His Guitar   
o.     MOTHER IS GONE  (Hank Williams)
     ARHOOLIE 45 EP: 45-548 — Hank Williams & His Guitar   

Date: 1948
Location: Shreveport, LA

Hank Williams (voc, g), Kitty Wells, Johnnie Wright (vo)

a.     DEAR BROTHER - 2:27  (Hank Williams, Juanita Acuff)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Fall 1948
Location: Shreveport, LA

Hank Williams (voc, g), Curley Williams (vo, fid)

a.     TIME HAS PROVEN I WAS WRONG - 1:13  (Hank Williams, Mel Foree, Curley Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: December 22, 1948
Location: E.T. Herzog Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Label: MGM

a. 49-S-6057 (55-XY-521)    LOST ON THE RIVER - 2:32  (Hank Williams)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (rg), Clyde Baum (man), Willie Thawl (bas)


     MGM 78: 10434   (1949)
     MGM 45: K10434   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP732 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 547 — Mr. & Mrs. Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
b. 49-S-6058 (52-XY-424)    THERE'LL BE NO TEARDROPS TONIGHT - 2:46  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (rg), Clyde Baum (man), Willie Thawl (bas)


     MGM 78: 10461   (1949)
     MGM (UK) 78: 733   (1954)
     MGM 45: K10461   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1085   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1082 — There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight    (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1650 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (AUST) 45 EP: EPO-7507 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4211 — Great Country Favorites   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": 2E/2SE 12 — Great Country and Western Stars - Various Artists   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
c. 49-S-6059 (53-XY-453)    I HEARD MY MOTHER PRAYIN' FOR ME - 2:33  (Audrey Williams)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (rg), Clyde Baum (man), Willie Thawl (bas)


     MGM 78: 10813   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10813   (1950)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
d. 49-S-6060 (50-XY-19)    LOVESICK BLUES - 2:45  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (rg), Clyde Baum (man), Willie Thawl (bas)


     MGM 78: 10352   (1949)
     MGM (UK) 78: 269   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30636 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10352   (1949)
     MGM 45: 45-8010    (1949)
     MGM 45: K30636 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: KGC-107   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 516   (1963)
     MGM 45: K13305   (1965)
     MGM 45 EP: X4042 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 2   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1217 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP770 — Authentic Sound Of Country Hits   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3825 — MGM Million Sellers: Country & Western Hits, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MUSIC FOR PLEASURE LP 12": MFP 1335 — Country & Western Favourites   (1965)
     METRO LP 12": MS-1 — Metro Sampler   (1965)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 530 — Country and Western Favorites   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: August 1948 - May 1949
Location: Shreveport, LA

a.     A HOUSE OF GOLD - 2:14  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b. 55-S-361 (55-XY-255)    SINGIN' WATERFALLL - 2:11  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MGM 78: 12332   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 78: 931   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12332   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM931   (1956)
     MGM 45 EP: X1493 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c.     HEAVEN HOLDS ALL MY TREASURES  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d.     LOST ON THE RIVER  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
e.     HONEY, DO YOU LOVE ME, HUH? - 1:15  (Hank Williams, Curley Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     'NEATH A COLD GRAY TOMB OF STONE - 2:41  (Hank Williams, Mel Foree)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
g. 54-S-506 (54-XY-400)    NO, NOT NOW - 2:09  (Hank Williams, Mel Foree, Curley Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Curley Williams (vo)


     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
h.     WHEN YOU'RE TIRED OF BREAKIN OTHER HEARTS  (Hank Williams, Curley Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     unissued

Master number 55-S-361 was assigned in Nashville in 1955.


Date: January - May 1949
Location: KWKH Studios, Shreveport, LA

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 55-S-230 (55-XY-155)    PLEASE DON'T LET ME LOVE YOU - 2:15  (Ralph Jones)
     MGM 78: 11928   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11928   (1955)
     MGM 45 EP: X1555 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
b. 55-S-231 (55-XY-156)    FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES - 1:57  (Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 11928   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11928   (1955)
     MGM 45 EP: X1556 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c. 55-S-352 (55-XY-246)    FIRST YEAR BLUES - 2:24  (Ernest Tubb)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
d. 55-S-353 (55-XY-247)    THERE'S NO ROOM IN MY HEART FOR THE BLUES - 2:14  (Fred Rose, Zeb Turner)
     MGM 78: 12244   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 78: 921   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12244   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM921   (1956)
     MGM 45 EP: X1554 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
e. 55-S-354 (55-XY-248)    ROCK MY CRADLE (ONCE AGAIN) - 3:02  (Jonny Bond, Billy Folger)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f. 55-S-355 (55-XY-249)    LITTLE PAPER BOY - 3:00  (Jim Anglin, Johnnie Wright)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
g. 55-S-356 (55-XY-250)    I WISH I HAD A NICKEL - 1:42  (W. S. Barnhart, Tommy Sutton)
     MGM 78: 12244   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 78: 921   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12244   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM921   (1956)
     MGM 45 EP: X1555 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
h. 55-S-357 (55-XY-251)    ROCKIN' CHAIR MONEY - 2:05  (Lonnie Glosson, Bill Carlisle)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
i. 55-S-358 (55-XY-252)    TENNESSEE BORDER - 1:52  (Jimmie Work)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
j. 55-S-359 (55-XY-253)    MY MAIN TRIAL IS YET TO COME - 1:56  (Pee Wee King, J.L. Frank)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
k. 55-S-360 (55-XY-254)    THE DEVIL'S TRAIN - 2:58  (Mel Foree, Cliff Carlisle)
     unissued
l. 55-S-362 (55-XY-256)    COOL WATER - 3:43  (Bob Nolan)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
m. 55-S-363 (55-XY-257)    THE WALTZ OF THE WIND - 2:06  (Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 12535   (1957)
     MGM (AUST) 45: MGM-5253   (1957)
     MGM 45: K12535   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1554 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
n. 55-S-364 (55-XY-258)    AT THE FIRST FALL OF SNOW - 3:11  (Lorene Rose)
     MGM 78: 12077   (1955)
     MGM 45: K12077   (1955)
     MGM 45 EP: X1556 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
o.     DIXIE CANNONBALL - 2:22  (Gene Autry, Red Foley, Vaughn Horton)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
p. 55-S-366 (55-XY-260)    I'M FREE AT LAST - 2:20  (Ernest Tubb)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
q. 55-S-367 (55-XY-261)    YOU CAUSED IT ALL BY TELLING LIES - 1:36  (Clyde Moody)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
r. 55-S-368 (55-XY-262)    LEAVE ME ALONE WITH THE BLUES - 2:16  (Joe Pope)
     MGM 78: 12484   (1957)
     MGM (UK) 78: 966   (1957)
     MGM (AUST) 45: MGM-5248   (1957)
     MGM 45: K12484   (1957)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM966   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1639 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
s. 55-S-369 (55-XY-263)    IT JUST DON'T MATTER NOW - 2:26  (Ernest Tubb)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
t. 55-S-370 (55-XY-264)    SWING WIDE YOUR GATE OF LOVE - 2:21  (Hank Thompson)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
u. 55-S-371 (55-XY-265)    WE PLANTED ROSES ON MY DARLING'S GRAVE  (Roy Acuff, Odel MacLeod)
     unissued
v. 55-S-372 (55-XY-266)    THE OLD HOME - 2:41  (Jackie Earls)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
w.     SUNDOWN AND SORROW - 1:21  (Pee Wee King)
     unissued
x. 55-S-373 (55-XY-267)    ALONE AND FORSAKEN - 1:59  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 12029   (1955)
     MGM 45: K12029   (1955)
     MGM 45 EP: X1215 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
y. 55-S-374 (55-XY-268)    THE PRODIGAL SON  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)
     unissued
z. 55-S-375 (55-XY-269)    A TRAMP ON THE STREET  (Grady Cole, Hazel Cole)
     unissued
aa. 55-S-376 (55-XY-270)    SOMEDAY YOU'LL CALL MY NAME - 2:10  (Eddie Hill, Jean Branch)
     MGM 78: 12077   (1955)
     MGM 45: K12077   (1955)
     MGM 45 EP: X1215 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
ab. 55-S-377 (55-XY-271)    THANK GOD - 2:16  (Fred Rose)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5218   (1955)
     MGM 78: 12127   (1955)
     MGM 45: K12127   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP608 — I Saw The Light   
     MGM 45 EP: X1218 — I Saw the Light, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
ac. 55-S-378 (55-XY-272)    BLUE LOVE (IN MY HEART) - 2:03  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 12332   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 78: 931   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12332   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM931   (1956)
     MGM 45 EP: X1492 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1639 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
ad. 55-S-379 (55-XY-273)    ROLY POLY - 2:00  (Fred Rose)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
ae. 55-S-380 (55-XY-274)    THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON - 2:27  (Roy Acuff, Odel MacLeod)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5218   (1955)
     MGM 78: 12127   (1955)
     MGM 45: K12127   (1955)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
af.     WE LIVE IN TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS - 1:57  (Fred Rose)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
ag. 55-S-382 (55-XY-276)    WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE - 2:40  (Fred Rose)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
ah. 55-S-383 (55-XY-277)    NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW - 2:16  (Mel Foree, Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 12535   (1957)
     MGM (AUST) 45: MGM-5253   (1957)
     MGM 45: K12535   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1556 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
ai. 55-S-384 (55-XY-278)    WITH TEARS IN MY EYES - 2:12  (Paul Howard)
     MGM 78: 12484   (1957)
     MGM (UK) 78: 966   (1957)
     MGM (AUST) 45: MGM-5248   (1957)
     MGM 45: K12484   (1957)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM966   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1554 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
aj.     DON'T DO IT DARLING - 1:51  (Zeke Manners)
     MERCURY CD: 536083-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Master numbers were assigned in Nashville in 1955.

Masters 55-S-371 (We Planted Roses on My Darling's Grave) and 55-S-375 (A Tramp On The Street) are now lost.


Date: circa 1949
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     WE'RE GETTIN' CLOSER TO THE GRAVE EACH DAY - 2:06  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     THE ALABAMA WALTZ - 1:05  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: March 1, 1949 (7:30 - 10:30 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 49-S-6030 (55-XY-520)    DEAR BROTHER - 2:44  (Hank Williams, Juanita Acuff)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), Dale Potter (fid), Don Davis (sg), Zeb Turner (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Clyde Baum (man), probably Ernie Newton (bas)


     MGM 78: 10434   (1949)
     MGM 45: K10434   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X4110 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1648 — I Saw the Light, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP726 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 2   (1962)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 547 — Mr. & Mrs. Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
b. 49-S-6031 (53-XY-452)    JESUS REMEMBERED ME - 2:50  (Hank Williams)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), Dale Potter (fid), Don Davis (sg), Zeb Turner (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Clyde Baum (man), probably Ernie Newton (bas)


     MGM 78: 10813   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10813   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X4111 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1649 — I Saw the Light, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 547 — Mr. & Mrs. Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
c. 49-S-6032 (51-XY-450)    LOST HIGHWAY - 2:40  (Leon Payne)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Dale Potter (fid), Don Davis (sg), Zeb Turner (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Clyde Baum (man), probably Ernie Newton (bas)


     MGM 78: 10506   (1949)
     MGM 78: 30453 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10506   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30453 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1102 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1491 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
d. 49-S-6033 (52-XY-428)    MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE - 2:48  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Dale Potter (fid), Don Davis (sg), Zeb Turner (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Clyde Baum (man), probably Ernie Newton (bas)


     MGM 78: 10609   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10609   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X1491 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
All titles on:      POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: March 1-2, 1949 (11:00 pm - 2:00 am)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Dale Potter (fid), Don Davis (sg), Zeb Turner (eg), Jack Shook (rg), probably Ernie Newton (bas)

a. 49-S-6034    HONKY TONK BLUES - 2:37  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
b. 49-S-6035 (52-XY-425)    MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS - 2:53  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10461   (1949)
     MGM (UK) 78: 553   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10461   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X1082 — There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight    (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1319 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 49-S-6036 (52-XY-426)    YOU'RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I'M GONNA LEAVE) - 2:56  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10506   (1949)
     MGM 45: K10506   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X1082 — There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight    (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1650 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (AUST) 45 EP: EPO-7507 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
d. 49-S-6037    MY SON CALLS ANOTHER MAN DADDY - 2:33  (Hank Williams, Jewell House)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: March 20, 1949 (7:30 - 10:30 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Dale Potter (fid), Don Davis (sg), Zeb Turner (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Velma Williams (bas)

a. 49-S-6038 (50-XY-21/51-XY-449)    WEDDING BELLS - 2:53  (Claude Boone)
     MGM (UK) 78: 269   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30456 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30456 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1101 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1491 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
b. 49-S-6039 (50-XY-22/51-XY-451)    I'VE JUST TOLD MAMA GOODBYE - 2:53  (Slim Sweet, Curley Kinsey)
     MGM 78: 30453 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30453 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1102 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1493 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
Both titles on:      MGM 78: 10401   (1949)
     MGM 45: K10401   (1950)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 195-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Spring 1949
Location: Montgomery, AL

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     I'M GOING HOME - 1:25  (Hank Williams)
b.     WE'RE GETTIN' CLOSER TO THE GRAVE EACH DAY - 2:35  (Hank Williams)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536082-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: June 18, 1949
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g), Grady Martin (fid), Jimmy Selph, Zeb Turner (g), Billy Robinson (eg), Ernie Newton (bas)

a.     LOVESICK BLUES - 3:11  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Date: August 30, 1949 (2:00 - 5:00 pm)
Location: E.T. Herzog Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Jerry Byrd (sg), Zeke Turner (eg), Louis Innis (rg), Ernie Newton (bas)

a. 49-S-6072 (52-XY-359)    I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY - 2:45  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10560   (1949)
     MGM 78: 30637 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10560   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30637 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: KGC-113   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 514   (1963)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 514   (1970)
     MGM 45 EP: X4041 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 1   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1216 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP770 — Authentic Sound Of Country Hits   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
b. 49-S-6073 (51-XY-453)    A HOUSE WITHOUT LOVE - 2:52  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10696   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30456 [issued as album MGM-107]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10696   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30456 [issued as album K107]   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1102 — Hank Williams Sings, Volume 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1493 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-105 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 10": E 107 — Hank Williams Sings    (1951)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
c. 49-S-6074 (52-XY-429)    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN' - 2:47  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10609   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10609   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X4223 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1136 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 2   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP710 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
d. 49-S-6075 (52-XY-427)    MY BUCKETS GOT A HOLE IN IT - 2:31  (Clarence Williams)
     MGM 78: 10560   (1949)
     MGM (UK) 78: 666   (1953)
     MGM (CAN) 78: 12635   (1958)
     MGM 45: K10560   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1048   (1953)
     MGM 45: K12635   (1958)
     MGM 45: KGC-127   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X4108 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1318 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP614 — Honky Tonk Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/1 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
e. 49-S-6075-X    MY BUCKETS GOT A HOLE IN IT - 2:03  (Clarence Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)



Date: Fall 1949
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     JESUS DIED FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)

Date: Fall 1949
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g), Audrey Williams (vo)

a.     JESUS DIED FOR ME - 2:26  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

In 1949, 26-year old Hank Williams struck a deal with the makers of Hadacol to sponsor his first syndicated radio series. The Health & Happiness shows were recorded on two consectutive Sundays in Mid-October either 9/10 and 16/10, or 16/10 and 23/10.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
b.     WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
c.     LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
d.     OLD JOE CLARK (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
e.     WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES - 1:47  (Wayne Raney o.b.o. William M. Golden)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11102   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-17 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume III   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 202 — More Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 517863-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

Where The Soul Of Man Never Dies is a vocal duet by Hank and Audrey Williams.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)


     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
b.     YOU'RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I'M GONNA LEAVE)  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     RADIOLA LP 12": MR-1069 — Country-Western Radio: Rare Radio Recordings Of Famous Country-Western Groups Of The 1940's   (1977)
c.     (THERE'S A) BLUEBIRD ON YOUR WINDOWSILL  (Elizabeth Clarke, Robert Mellin)

Audrey Williams (voc), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
d.     FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
e.     A TRAMP ON THE STREET - 3:48  (Grady Cole, Hazel Cole)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11103   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-17 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume III   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 202 — More Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 517863-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

(There's A) Bluebird On Your Windowsill is sung by Audrey Williams.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     RADIOLA LP 12": MR-1069 — Country-Western Radio: Rare Radio Recordings Of Famous Country-Western Groups Of The 1940's   (1977)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
b.     I'M A LONG GONE DADDY  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     RADIOLA LP 12": MR-1069 — Country-Western Radio: Rare Radio Recordings Of Famous Country-Western Groups Of The 1940's   (1977)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
c.     I'M TELLING YOU

Audrey Williams (voc), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     RADIOLA LP 12": MR-1069 — Country-Western Radio: Rare Radio Recordings Of Famous Country-Western Groups Of The 1940's   (1977)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
d.     BILL CHEATAM (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
e.     WHEN GOD COMES AND GATHERS HIS JEWELS  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     RADIOLA LP 12": MR-1069 — Country-Western Radio: Rare Radio Recordings Of Famous Country-Western Groups Of The 1940's   (1977)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     RADIOLA LP 12": MR-1069 — Country-Western Radio: Rare Radio Recordings Of Famous Country-Western Groups Of The 1940's   (1977)
All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11104   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-17 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume III   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 202 — More Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 517863-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

I'm Telling You is sung by Audrey Williams.

Despite what it says on the label MR-1069 is a mixture of tracks from the Health and Happiness shows not a complete show.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)


     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
b.     LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
c.     I WANT TO LIVE AND LOVE ALWAYS - 2:25  (Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d.     BILE THEM CABBAGE DOWN featuring Jerry Rivers

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
e.     I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE) - 2:25  (Luther G Presley)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3999 — On Stage! Hank Williams    (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 022 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1964)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     FINGERS OF FIRE featuring Bob McNett

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
g.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11105   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-17 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume III   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 202 — More Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 517863-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

I Want To Live And Love Always is a vocal duet by Hank and Audrey Williams.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)

b.     A MANSION ON THE HILL  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
c.     THERE'LL BE NO TEARDROPS TONIGHT  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
d.     WAGNER featuring Jerry Rivers  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
e.     THE PRODIGAL SON - 2:57  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     MGM LP 12": E 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)
     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11106   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-10 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume II   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 201 — Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 517864-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

The Prodigal Son was called The Prodigal on E 3850.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
b.     PAN AMERICAN (version 2)  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
c.     LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
d.     ARKANSAS TRAVELER featuring Jerry Rivers  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
e.     I SAW THE LIGHT  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)


     GOLDEN COUNTRY LP 12": LP-2207 — Hank Williams And The Drifting Cowboys On Radio - Recorded 1949   (1982)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11107   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-10 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume II   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 201 — Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 517864-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

This version of Pan American has an extra verse.


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)

b.     MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS (version 2)  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
c.     WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
d.     COTTEN-EYED JOE featuring Jerry Rivers  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
e.     I'VE JUST TOLD MAMA GOODBYE  (Slim Sweet, Curley Kinsey)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11108   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-10 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume II   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 201 — Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 517864-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

This version of Mind Your Own Business has an extra verse. (If I get my head beat black and blue/That's my wife and my stove wood too).


Date: October, 1949
Location: Castle Studios, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN

a.     HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Grant Turner (ann)

b.     I CAN'T GET YOU OFF OF MY MIND  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
c.     I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
d.     FISHERMAN'S HORNPIPE featuring Jerry Rivers  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

e.     THY BURDEN'S ARE GREATER THAN MINE  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)

Hank Williams (voc, rg), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hillous Butrum (bas)


     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
f.     SALLY GOODIN' (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Hank Williams (rg), Hillous Butrum (bas)

All titles on:      LE BLANC ET 16": EO-QM 11109   (1949)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-10 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume II   (1984)
     JAMBALAYA LP 12": CW 201 — Rare Radio Programmes - 1949   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 517864-2 [set 517862-2] — Health & Happiness Shows   (1993)

Date: November 12, 1949
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (vo, g)

a. 76N 1813    YOU'RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I'M GONNA LEAVE) - 2:45  (Hank Williams)
     AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 103   (1949)
     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Master number was assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: November 16, 1949
Location: Rhein-Main AFB, Gateway Theatre, Frankfurt

Hank Williams (voc)

a.     LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
unissued

Date: November 18, 1949
Location: Titania Palast (Palace), Berlin

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     MOVE IT ON OVER - 2:52  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Unknown Date

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     SOMETHING GOT A HOLD OF ME - 2:29  (A. P. Carter)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: January 9, 1950 (2:00 - 5:00 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bob McNett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton (bas)

a. 50-S-6003 (51-XY-191)      LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES - 2:36  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10645   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30639 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 527   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10645   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30639 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: KGC-134   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X4042 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 2   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1217 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
b. 50-S-6004 (52-XY-430)    WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME? - 2:22  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10696   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 78: 483   (1952)
     MGM (CAN) 78: 12611   (1958)
     MGM 45: K10696   (1950)
     MGM 45: K12611   (1958)
     MGM 45: KGC-108   (1962)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP639 — Songs For A Broken Heart   
     MGM 45 EP: X4223 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1136 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 2   (1955)
     MGM LP 7": SLM 4168 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 50-S-6005 (51-XY-192)    WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE? - 2:36  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10760   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10760   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X1491 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 1   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
d. 50-S-6006 (51-XY-192)    MY SON CALLS ANOTHER MAN DADDY - 2:32  (Hank Williams, Jewell House)
     MGM 78: 10645   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10645   (1950)
     MGM 45: KGC-134   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X4222 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1135 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 1    (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP732 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536079-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: January 10, 1950 (2:00 - 5:00 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Don Helms (sg), Hillous Butrum (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (org)

a. 50-S-6007 (53-XY-73)    TOO MANY PARTIES AND TOO MANY PALS - 2:57  (Billy Rose, Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson)
     MGM 78: 10718   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30758 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10718   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30758 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1047 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1643 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
b. 50-S-6008 (53-XY-74)    BEYOND THE SUNSET - 2:58  (Blanche Kerr Brock, Virgil P. Brock, Albert Kennedy Rowswell)
     MGM 78: 10630   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30758 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10630   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30758 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1644 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
c. 50-S-6009 (53-XY-75)    THE FUNERAL - 3:03  (words Public Domain; music, Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10630   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30757 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10630   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30757 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1644 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
d. 50-S-6010 (55-XY-522)    EVERYTHING'S OK - 2:48  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10718   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10718   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X1165 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter   (1955)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: circa 1950
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     MESSAGE TO MY MOTHER - 4:04  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     HOW CAN YOU REFUSE HIM NOW? - 2:34  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c.     LAST NIGHT I DREAMED OF HEAVEN - 1:20  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d.     WEARIN' OUT YOUR WALKIN' SHOES - 1:35  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
e.     THERE'S NOTHING AS SWEET AS MY BABY - 1:59  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     'NEATH A COLD GRAY TOMB OF STONE - 2:50  (Hank Williams, Mel Foree)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: February 18, 1950
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (vo, g)

a. 76N 1805    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN' - 3:26  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b. 76N 1808    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
Both titles on:      AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 116   (1950)
     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MERCURY CD: 546468-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Master numbers were assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: February 21, 1950
Location: Station WSLI, Jackson, MS

Hank Williams (voc, g), Lewis M. "Junior" Stanley (lg), David Miller "Bird Legs" Louther (sg), Red Pleasant (rg), Ernest Milton Beasley (man), Wayne E. "Pedro" Sterling (bas)

a.     LOST HIGHWAY - 4:03  (Leon Payne)
b.     I'M A LONG GONE DADDY - 5:40  (Hank Williams)
c.     LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES - 3:26  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

The backing group were the "Southern Serenaders" a regular group on station WSLI.


Date: Spring 1950
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     I'M GOING HOME - 1:51  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Summer 1950
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     (I'M GONNA) SING, SING, SING - 1:48  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: June 10, 1950
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

a. 76N 1809    LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES - 2:56  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
b.     WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME? - 1:43  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)

c.     Talk with Minie Pearl - 3:37

Hank Williams (nar)


     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
All titles on:      AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 130   (1950)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Master number was assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: June 14, 1950 (12:00 - 1:30 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Rusty Gabbard (rg), Ernie Newton (bas)

a. 50-S-6064-1 (50-XY-118)    THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME - 2:43  (Leon Payne)
     MGM 78: 10760   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10760   (1950)
     MGM 45 EP: X1492 — Sing Me a Blue Song, Volume 2   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3560 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b. 50-S-6065    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     unissued

The master of 50-S-6065 is now lost.


Date: August 4, 1950

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME - 4:33  (Leon Payne)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: August 12, 1950
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

a. 76N 1806    WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME?  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)
b.     Talk with Minie Pearl - 3:37

Hank Williams (nar)


     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c. 76N 1807    THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME - 1:34  (Leon Payne)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)
All titles on:      AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 139   (1950)
     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)

Master numbers were assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: August 31, 1950 (2:00 - 5:00 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 50-S-6096 (50-XY-223)      NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME - 2:29  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas)


     MGM 78: 10832   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 78: 553   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10832   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP639 — Songs For A Broken Heart   
     MGM 45 EP: X4222 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1082 — There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight    (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1135 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 1    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
b. 50-S-6097 (50-XY-222)    MOANIN' THE BLUES - 2:22  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Farris Coursey (drm)


     MGM 78: 10832   (1950)
     MGM (UK) 78: 381   (1951)
     MGM 78: 30636 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K10832   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30636 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: KGC-112   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X4041 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 1   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1216 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 50-S-6098 (50-XY-215)    NO, NO JOE - 2:26  (Fred Rose)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (org)


     MGM 78: 10806   (1950)
     MGM 45: K10806   (1950)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
d. 50-S-6099 (50-XY-214)    HELP ME UNDERSTAND - 2:54  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (org)


     MGM 78: 10806   (1950)
     MGM 78: 30757 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10806   (1950)
     MGM 45: K30757 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1047 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1643 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
All titles on:      POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: November 11, 1950
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 76N 1803    MOANIN' THE BLUES - 3:19  (Hank Williams)
b. 76N 1804    NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME - 2:30  (Hank Williams)
Both titles on:      AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 151   (1950)
     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Master numbers were assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: Fall 1950
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     HELP ME UNDERSTAND  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)

Contains an extra verse.


Date: December 1950
Location: WSM Studios, Nashville, TN

a.     LOVESICK BLUES (partly as intro)  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ralph Christian (ann)


     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)
     JSP RECORDS CD: JSP7757D — Early Country Radio   (2005)
b.     MOANIN' THE BLUES  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg)


     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
     JSP RECORDS CD: JSP7757D — Early Country Radio   (2005)
c.     (THERE'S A) BLUEBIRD ON YOUR WINDOWSILL  (Elizabeth Clarke, Robert Mellin)

Audrey Williams (voc), Jerry Rivers (fid), Hank Williams (g), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg)

d.     HELP ME UNDERSTAND - 6:18  (Hank Williams)

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg)


     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     JSP RECORDS CD: JSP7757D — Early Country Radio   (2005)
e.     WHEN GOD DIPS HIS LOVE IN MY HEART - 2:23  (Cleavant Derricks)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ralph Christian (ann)


     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     JSP RECORDS CD: JSP7757D — Early Country Radio   (2005)
f.     LOVESICK BLUES (partly as outro)  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ralph Christian (ann)

All titles on:      UNKNOWN ET 16": YTNY 14217 — 1951 March Of Dimes   (1950)

When God Dips His Love In My Heart is a dute with Audrey Williams


Date: December 21, 1950 (7:15 - 9:50 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), Sammy Pruett (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (pn)

a. 50-S-6132-1 (50-XY-459)    COLD, COLD HEART - 2:42  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10904   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 459   (1952)
     MGM 78: 30751 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10904   (1951)
     MGM 45: K30751 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-113   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 514   (1963)
     MGM 45: K13359   (1965)
     MGM 45 EP: X4103 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1613 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3825 — MGM Million Sellers: Country & Western Hits, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": MG-DJ 9 — D.J. Sampler for January, 1961, Release, Volume 1   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
b. 50-S-6133-1 (50-XY-460)    DEAR JOHN - 2:33  (Aubrey Gass)
     MGM 78: 10904   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 405   (1951)
     MGM 45: K10904   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP675 — Hank's Laments   
     MGM 45 EP: X1637 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
c. 50-S-6134-1 (50-XY-461)    JUST WAITIN' - 2:38  (Hank Williams, Bob Gazzaway)
     MGM 78: 10932   (1951)
     MGM (CAN) 78: 12727   (1958)
     MGM 45: K10932   (1951)
     MGM 45: K12727   (1958)
     MGM 45: KGC-142   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X1165 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
d. 50-S-6135-1 (50-XY-462)    MEN WITH BROKEN HEARTS - 3:08  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 10932   (1951)
     MGM 78: 30756 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K10932   (1951)
     MGM 45: K30756 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1047 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1643 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: January 6, 1951
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     MOANIN' THE BLUES  (Hank Williams)
b.     NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Date: circa 1951
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 54-S-325 (54-XY-391)    FOOL ABOUT YOU - 1:24  (Ralph C. Hutcheson)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     FOOL ABOUT YOU  (Ralph C. Hutcheson)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
c.     THE ANGEL OF DEATH - 2:20  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
d.     THE ANGEL OF DEATH  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
e.     WHEN THE BOOK OF LIFE IS READ - 1:24  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     I CAN'T ESCAPE FROM YOU - 2:15  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
g.     WEARY BLUES FROM WAITIN' - 2:26  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
h.     READY TO GO HOME - 1:45  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
i.     CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR - 1:56  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
j. 54-S-504 (54-XY-395)    THY BURDEN'S ARE GREATER THAN MINE  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)
     unissued

Master number 54-S-325 was assigned in Nashville on September 24, 1954.
Master number 54-S-504 was assigned in Nashville in September, 1954.


Date: March 16, 1951 (1:30 - 5:00 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 51-S-6027 (51-XY-161)    I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU) - 2:22  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (pn)


     MGM 78: 10961   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 471   (1952)
     MGM (CAN) 78: 12611   (1958)
     MGM 45: K10961   (1951)
     MGM 45: K12611   (1958)
     MGM 45: KGC-128   (1962)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP675 — Hank's Laments   
     MGM 45 EP: X1014 — Crazy Heart   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1650 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (AUST) 45 EP: EPO-7507 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
b. 51-S-6028 (51-XY-162)    HOWLIN' AT THE MOON - 2:41  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid, how), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (pn)


     MGM 78: 10961   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 454   (1951)
     MGM 45: K10961   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP582 — Honky Tonkin'   
     MGM 45 EP: X4108 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1318 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/1 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 1   (1984)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 234-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
c. 51-S-6029-2 (51-XY-163)    HEY, GOOD LOOKIN' - 2:53  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (pn)


     MGM 78: 11000   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 454   (1951)
     MGM 78: 30754 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11000   (1951)
     MGM 45: K30754 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-108   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 515   (1963)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 515   (1970)
     MGM 45 EP: X4102 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 1   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP757 — Hank Williams Favorites   (1959)
     MGM 45 EP: X1612 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM LP 7": SLM 4168 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/1 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
d. 51-S-6030-2 (51-XY-164)    MY HEART WOULD KNOW - 2:24  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), Owen Bradley or Fred Rose (pn)


     MGM 78: 11000   (1951)
     MGM 45: K11000   (1951)
     MGM 45 EP: X1014 — Crazy Heart   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1636 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM 45 EP: X1650 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (AUST) 45 EP: EPO-7507 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 3   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
All titles on:      POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

MGM master number 66-XY-495 was assigned in Nashville in 1966 when it was overdubbed with a Hank Williams Jr. vocal.


Date: March 23, 1951 (7:00 - 10:30 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Audrey Williams (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas)

a. 51-S-6014 (56-XY-532)    THE PALE HORSE AND HIS RIDER - 2:51  (Ervin Staggs, Johnnie Bailes, Z. Clements, M.D. Wright)
     MGM 45: K13359   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
b. 51-S-6015 (56-XY-533)    A HOME IN HEAVEN - 2:28  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
Both titles on:      MGM 78: 12394   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12394   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1961)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 547 — Mr. & Mrs. Hank Williams   (1965)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Spring 1951
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. (undubbed)    JESUS IS CALLING - 1:36  (Hank Williams, Charlie Monroe)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: May 5, 1951
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (vo, g)

a. 76N 1810    COLD, COLD HEART  (Hank Williams)
b. 76N 1811    DEAR JOHN - 2:08  (Aubrey Gass)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)
Both titles on:      AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 175   (1951)
     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)

Master numbers were assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: June 1, 1951 (7.00 - 10.00 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), Harold Bradley (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), possibly Owen Bradley (org)

a. 51-S-6056 (51-XY-462)    RAMBLIN' MAN - 3:01  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11120   (1951)
     MGM 78: 11479   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 78: 652   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11120   (1951)
     MGM 45: K11479   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1049   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-111   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 516   (1963)
     MGM 45 EP: X4222 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1135 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 1    (1955)
     MGM LP 7": SLM 4168 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
b. 51-S-6057 (51-XY-463)    PICTURES FROM LIFE'S OTHER SIDE - 2:49  (Charles E Baer)
     MGM 78: 11120   (1951)
     MGM 78: 30755 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11120   (1951)
     MGM 45: K30755 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1047 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1643 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/1 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
c. 51-S-6058 (51-XY-464)    I'VE BEEN DOWN THAT ROAD BEFORE - 2:53  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11017   (1951)
     MGM 45: K11017   (1951)
     MGM 45 EP: X1165 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
d. 51-S-6059 (51-XY-465)    I DREAMED ABOUT MAMA LAST NIGHT - 2:58  (Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 11017   (1951)
     MGM 78: 30756 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11017   (1951)
     MGM 45: K30756 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1644 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 547 — Mr. & Mrs. Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
All titles on:      POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536080-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: Summer 1951
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     TEN LITTLE NUMBERS  (Juanita Acuff)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)

Date: July 25, 1951 (7:15 - 10:35 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 51-S-6078 (51-XY-576)    I'D STILL WANT YOU - 2:57  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), probably Eddie Hill (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas)


     MGM 78: 11100   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 483   (1952)
     MGM 45: K11100   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP649 — Songs For A Broken Heart, Volume 2   
     MGM 45 EP: X1639 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b. 51-S-6079 (51-XY-577)    (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE - 2:26  (Hank Williams, Jimmie Davis)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), probably Eddie Hill (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas)


     MGM 78: 11054   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 957   (1957)
     MGM 45: K11054   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM957   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X4223 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1136 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 2   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP710 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/2 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c. 51-S-6080 (51-XY-578)    CRAZY HEART - 2:25  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), probably Eddie Hill (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas)


     MGM 78: 11054   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 733   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11054   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1085   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1636 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 634-1 Y-2/1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 634-4 Y-1 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 634-2 — Hey Good Lookin', December 1950 - July 1951, Volume VI   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d. 51-S-6080-X    CRAZY HEART  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MGM 45 EP: X1014 — Crazy Heart   (1952)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
e. 51-S-6081 (51-XY-579)    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE - 2:31  (Hank Williams)


     unissued

Date: August 10, 1951 (7:00 - 10:30 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), probably Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas), unknown possibly Owen Bradley or Marvin Hughes (pn)

a. 51-S-6111 (51-XY-601)     I'M SORRY FOR YOU MY FRIEND - 2:40  (Hank Williams)
     unissued
b. 51-S-6112-A (51-XY-602)    HALF AS MUCH - 2:41  (Curley Williams)
     MGM 78: 11202   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 527   (1952)
     MGM 78: 30754 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11202   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30754 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-109   (1962)
     MGM (UK) 45: 2006-106   (1972)
     MGM 45 EP: X4103 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1613 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 7": SLM 4168 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 10": E 170 — Pop Parade, Volume 2   (1952)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 51-S-6113 (51-XY-603)    I'D STILL WANT YOU - 2:34  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 695-1 Y-1 — Rare Takes and Radio Cuts   (1984)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d. 51-S-6114-A (51-XY-604)    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE - 2:31  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11100   (1951)
     MGM (UK) 78: 471   (1952)
     MGM 45: K11100   (1951)
     MGM 45 EP: X1014 — Crazy Heart   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X4108 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1318 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP614 — Honky Tonk Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/1 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Master 51-S-6111 is now lost.


Date: September 14, 1951
Location: Station KFBI, Wichita, Kansas

a.     Hank interviewed by Mack Sanders
     TIME-LIFE CD: 27462-D — The Lost Concerts   (2012)

Date: September 15, 1951
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     HALF AS MUCH  (Curley Williams)
b.     LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
c.     (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE  (Hank Williams, Jimmie Davis)
d.     HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
e.     WHERE THE OLD RED RIVER FLOWS  (Jimmie Davis)
All titles unissued.

Date: Unknown date in late 1951
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, ag)

a.     CRAZY HEART  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)
unissued

I have this on CD SSI 7538 issued by Creative Sounds, the same compilation of tracks was issued by Satellite Sounds and also by Forever Music on 0409.


Date: September 22, 1951
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (vo, g)

a. 76N 1812    HEY, GOOD LOOKIN' - 2:46  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG1 5019 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 128 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1977)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 370 — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1976)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     COLD, COLD HEART  (Hank Williams)
Both titles on:      AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 197   (1951)
     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Master number was assigned by MGM for LP issue.


Date: September 29, 1951
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg)

a.     CRAZY HEART  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)

Date: October 25, 1951
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     THERE'S A TEAR IN MY BEER - 2:46  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     ALL THE LOVE I EVER HAD - 1:46  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
Both titles on:      POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)

Date: November 14, 1951
Location: CBS Television, New York

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     HEY, GOOD LOOKIN'  (Hank Williams)
unissued

Date: December 11, 1951 (10:00 am - 12:00 noon)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Sammy Pruett (eg), probably Jack Shook (rg), Ernie Newton or "Cedric Rainwater" (Howard Watts) (bas)

a. 51-S-6128 (51-XY-912)    I'M SORRY FOR YOU MY FRIEND - 2:40  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11160   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 505   (1952)
     MGM 45: K11160   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP649 — Songs For A Broken Heart, Volume 2   
     MGM 45 EP: X1636 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
b. 51-S-6129 (51-XY-913)    HONKY TONK BLUES - 2:09  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 30639 [issued as album MGM-168]   (1952)
     MGM 78: 11160   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 505   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30639 [issued as album K168]   (1952)
     MGM 45: K11160   (1952)
     MGM 45: KGC-109   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 517   (1963)
     MGM 45 EP: X4041 [issued as album X168] — Moanin' The Blues, part 1   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X4109 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1317 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM 45 EP: X1216 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 2   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP614 — Honky Tonk Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 168 — Moanin' the Blues   (1952)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 196-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 51-S-6130-A (51-XY-914)    LET'S TURN BACK THE YEARS - 2:21  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11202   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 666   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11202   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1048   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP675 — Hank's Laments   
     MGM 45 EP: X1638 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
All titles on:      POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: circa 1952
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. (version 1)    ARE YOU WALKIN' AND A TALKIN' FOR THE LORD - 2:42  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b. (version2)    ARE YOU WALKIN' AND A TALKIN' FOR THE LORD  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
c.     YOU BETTER KEEP IT ON YOUR MIND - 2:23  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d.     A TEARDROP ON A ROSE - 2:27  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
e.     I AIN'T GOT NOTHIN' BUT TIME - 2:40  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
f.     LOW DOWN BLUES - 1:20  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
g.     IF YOU'LL BE A BABY TO ME - 0:56  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
h.     JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU) - 1:51  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: March 22, 1952
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     HONKY TONK BLUES - 1:54  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)
b.     LET THE SPIRIT DESCEND - 2:05  (J. M. Purdom)
     MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)
c.     COLD, COLD HEART - 2:31  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: March 26, 1952
Location: NBC Television, New York

a.     HEY, GOOD LOOKIN'  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc), Grady Martin (fid), Don Helms (sg), Billy Byrd (eg), Jack Drake (bas)

b.     I SAW THE LIGHT  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc), Roy Acuff, Anita Carter, Opry Cast Ensemble (vo)

Both titles unissued.

I have seen a DVD of this performance for sale on EBay (which I was outbid on), whether it was legitamate or a bootleg I do not know. Certainly it can be seen on You Tube.


Date: April 1, 1952

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     ARE YOU WALKIN' AND A TALKIN' FOR THE LORD - 2:15  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: April 1952

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     WILD SIDE OF LIFE - 2:55  (Arlie A. Carter, William Warren)
b.     I CRIED AGAIN - 3:11  (Autry Inman)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: April 4, 1952

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     DRIFTING TO FAR FROM THE SHORE - 3:13  (Charles E Moody)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: April 5, 1952
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

a.     BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE - 1:36  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), possibly Tommy Jackson, Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg)


     AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 292, Pt. 1   (1952)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
b.     THE OLD COUNTRY CHURCH - 2:35  (James D Vaughan)

"Little" Jimmy Dickens (voc), Hank Williams (voc, g), possibly Tommy Jackson, Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg)


     AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 292, Pt. 1   (1952)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c.     I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU)  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), possibly Tommy Jackson, Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg)


     AFRS ET 16": END-18, Programme 292, Pt. 2   (1952)
     ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC LP 12": ACM-3 — Anthology of Country Music "Early Country Live" Volume I   (1983)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 827 531-1 Y-2 — Hank Williams On The Air   (1985)
All titles on:      MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Hank Williams acts as emcee for this show in Red Foley's absence. Hank Williams and "Little" Jimmy Dickens sing "The Old Country Church" as duet with possibly Uncle Ed(die) MacEwen playing the accordian.

Program 292, Part 2, is on a seperate disc from Program 292, Part 1.


Date: April 23, 1952
Location: NBC Television, New York

a.     COLD, COLD HEART  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Billy Byrd (eg), Jack Drake (bas)


     unissued
b.     I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU) - 1:57  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Anita Carter (vo), Grady Martin (fid)


     MERCURY CD: 536087-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c.     GLORY BOUND TRAIN  (Roy Zimmerman)

Hank Williams (voc), Roy Acuff, Opry Cast Ensemble, Carter Family (vo)


     unissued

I have seen a DVD of this performance for sale on EBay (which I was outbid on), whether it was legitamate or a bootleg I do not know. Certainly it can be seen on You Tube.


Date: May 4, 1952
Location: Capitol Theatre, Niagra Falls, New York, NY

a.     Comedy with Hank and the Drifting Cowboys

Hank Williams (nar)

b.     I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU)  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

c.     ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL (instrumental)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

d.     WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME?  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

e.     ARE YOU WALKIN' AND A TALKIN' FOR THE LORD  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

f.     THE FUNERAL  (words Public Domain; music, Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

g.     HEY, GOOD LOOKIN'  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

h.     COLD, COLD HEART  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

i.     LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, ag), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms, George Varney (sg)

All titles on:      TIME-LIFE CD: 27462-D — The Lost Concerts   (2012)

Date: June 13, 1952 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), probably Jack Shook (ag), Charles "Indian" Wright (bas)

a. 52-S-6059-A (52-XY-339)    WINDOW SHOPPING - 2:30  (Marcel Joseph)
     MGM 78: 11283   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 678   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11283   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1076 — Move It On Over   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
b. 52-S-6060-A (52-XY-340)    JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU) - 2:50  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11283   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 566   (1952)
     MGM 45: K11283   (1952)
     MGM 45: KGC-110   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 517   (1963)
     MGM (UK) 45: 2006-106   (1972)
     MGM 45 EP: X4109 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1317 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP757 — Hank Williams Favorites   (1959)
     MGM LP 7": SLM 4168 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 52-S-6061-A (52-XY-341)    SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE - 2:34  (Fred Rose, Eddie Nelson)
     MGM 78: 11318   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 566   (1952)
     MGM 78: 30752 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11318   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30752 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X4102 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 1   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP757 — Hank Williams Favorites   (1959)
     MGM 45 EP: X1612 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 023 [set 2683 046] — Hank Williams On Stage   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
d. 52-S-6062-A (52-XY-342)    I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE - 2:24  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM 78: 11366   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 585   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11366   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1016   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-110   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X4109 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1317 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP614 — Honky Tonk Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: July 5, 1952
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU)  (Hank Williams)
b.     HALF AS MUCH  (Curley Williams)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Date: July 5, 1952
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     WINDOW SHOPPING  (Marcel Joseph)
b.     LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES  (Hank Williams)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 546467-2 [set 546466-2] — Live At The Grand Ole Opry   (1999)

Date: July 11, 1952 (1:45 - 3:45 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), probably Jack Shook (ag), Ernie Newton (bas)

a. 52-S-6067-A (52-XY-412)    YOU WIN AGAIN - 2:34  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 30753 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1952)
     MGM 78: 11318   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 678   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11318   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30753 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-112   (1962)
     MGM 45: K13300   (1965)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP639 — Songs For A Broken Heart   
     MGM 45 EP: X4102 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1612 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/1 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4227 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams, Vol. 2   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
b. 52-S-6068-A (52-XY-413)    I WON'T BE HOME NO MORE - 2:43  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) 78: 652   (1953)
     MGM 78: 11533   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11533   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1049   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X4109 [issued as album X242] — Honky Tonkin', part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1317 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM LP 10": E 242 — Honky Tonkin'   (1954)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8019 — May You Never Be Alone   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     MGM 8-Track: L-13-4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1963)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
c. 52-S-6069-A (52-XY-414)    BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW - 2:57  (Bonnie Dodd)
     MGM 78: 11309   (1952)
     MGM 78: 30755 [issued as album MGM-203]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11309   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30755 [issued as album K203]   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1644 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 203 — Hank Williams as "Luke the Drifter"   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-119 — Luke The Drifter   (1954)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4690 — All Star Country   (1970)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
d. 52-S-6070-A (52-XY-415)    WHY DON'T YOU MAKE UP YOUR MIND - 2:43  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11309   (1952)
     MGM 45: K11309   (1952)
     MGM 45 EP: X1165 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3267 — Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3927 — Luke the Drifter    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4138 — Beyond the Sunset   (1963)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
All titles on:      POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: July 12, 1952
Location: Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU)  (Hank Williams)
     unissued
b.     HONKY TONKIN' - 2:13  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 536086-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: July 13, 1952
Location: Sunset Park, West Grove, Pennsylvania

a.     Introductions

Ray Davis (nar)

b.     HEY, GOOD LOOKIN'  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

c.     Comedy with Hank and the Drifting Cowboys

Hank Williams (nar)

d.     FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental)  (Traditional)

Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

e.     (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE  (Hank Williams, Jimmie Davis)

f.     JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU)  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

g.     LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

h.     HALF AS MUCH  (Curley Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

i.     I SAW THE LIGHT  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

j.     LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Jerry Rivers (fid), Don Helms (sg), Bobby Montgomery (rg), Roy Perkins (bas)

All titles on:      TIME-LIFE CD: 27462-D — The Lost Concerts   (2012)

Melvin Price, a musician in a local band, made a thirty minute recording. Bootleg copies are in existance.


Date: August 1952
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     KAW-LIGA - 2:38  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)

Date: September 4, 1952
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a.     YOUR CHEATIN' HEART - 2:33  (Hank Williams)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
b.     I COULD NEVER BE ASHAMED OF YOU  (Hank Williams)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)
Both titles on:      MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: September 23, 1952 (1:30 - 3:40 pm)
Location: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 52-S-6095-A (52-XY-569)    I COULD NEVER BE ASHAMED OF YOU - 2:42  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), Eddie Hill (rg), Floyd "Lightnin" Chance (bas)


     MGM 78: 30753 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1952)
     MGM 78: 11366   (1952)
     MGM (UK) 78: 585   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11366   (1952)
     MGM 45: K30753 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1016   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP649 — Songs For A Broken Heart, Volume 2   
     MGM 45 EP: X4103 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1613 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
b. 52-S-6096-A (52-XY-570)    YOUR CHEATIN' HEART - 2:40  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), Eddie Hill (rg), Floyd "Lightnin" Chance (bas)


     MGM 78: 11416   (1953)
     MGM 78: 30751 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 78: 896   (1956)
     MGM 45: K11416   (1953)
     MGM 45: K30751 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-107   (1962)
     MGM 45: MVG 515   (1963)
     MGM 45: K13305   (1965)
     MGM 45: K13300   (1965)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 515   (1970)
     MGM 45 EP: X4102 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 1   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP770 — Authentic Sound Of Country Hits   (1959)
     MGM 45 EP: X1612 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 1   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3825 — MGM Million Sellers: Country & Western Hits, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     LOST HIGHWAY CD: MRNR-02162-2 — Hank Williams - The Original   (2001)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
c. 52-S-6097-A (52-XY-571)    KAW-LIGA - 2:31  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), Eddie Hill (rg), Floyd "Lightnin" Chance (bas), Farris Coursey (drm)


     MGM 78: 11416   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 78: 609   (1953)
     MGM 78: 30752 [issued as album MGM-202]   (1953)
     MGM 45: K11416   (1953)
     MGM 45: K30752 [issued as album K202]   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1034   (1953)
     MGM 45: KGC-111   (1962)
     MGM (UK) 45: 2006-106   (1972)
     MGM 45 EP: X4103 [issued as album X202] — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, part 2   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP757 — Hank Williams Favorites   (1959)
     MGM 45 EP: X1613 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 7": SLM 4168 — The Very Best Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 10": E 202 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1953)
     MGM LP 10": E 211 — Pop Parade, Volume 3   (1953)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-137 — Hank Williams   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3272 — The Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again    (1961)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/2 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
     MGM LP 12": MGM-1 — MGM Sampler - July 1965 Convention   (1965)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3923 — Hank Williams Lives Again   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4680 — Life to Legend - Hank Williams   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4787 — All Star Country Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 1SE 33ST — The Last Picture Show (Film Soundtrack)   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2315 077 — The Last Picture Show - Original Soundtrack Performed By The Immortal Hank Williams   (1972)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 073 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     UNIVERSAL (JAPAN) LP 12": UIJY-9013 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (2007)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     MGM (UK) Cassette: 3110 049 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume I   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
d. 52-S-6098-A (52-XY-572)    TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART - 2:35  (Fred Rose, Ty Heath)

Hank Williams (voc, g), Tommy Jackson (fid), Don Helms (sg), Chet Atkins (eg), Eddie Hill (rg), Floyd "Lightnin" Chance (bas)


     MGM (UK) 78: 609   (1953)
     MGM 78: 11479   (1953)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5205   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11479   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1034   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP639 — Songs For A Broken Heart   
     MGM 45 EP: X4223 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1136 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 2   (1955)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2352053 — Hank Williams Greatest Hits, Volume 2   
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/2 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/1 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8020 — In Memory Of Hank Williams   (1966)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536081-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Date: December 3, 1952
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 54-S-507 (54-XY-398)    THE LOG TRAIN  (Hank Williams)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP 12": CMF-006 — Just Me And My Guitar   (1985)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     TIME-LIFE Cassette: R989-01 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (1994)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CD: CMF-067D — Rare Demos: First To Last   (1990)
     POLYDOR CD: 847 197-2 [set 847 194-2] — The Original Singles Collection, Plus   (1991)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     TIME-LIFE CD: C26300GG53 — Legendary Country Singers - Hank Williams   (2002)

The MGM master number was assigned in Nashville in 1954.


Date: July 8, 1953
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g), Hank Snow (vo)

a. 53-S-6103 (53-XY-383)    WEARY BLUES FROM WAITIN'  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11574   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 78: 704   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11574   (1953)
     MGM 45 EP: X1215 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-144 — Moanin' the Blues   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2683071/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     MGM LP 12": 821 233-1 Y-2/2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3271 302 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 821 233-4 Y2 — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits - Volume 2   (1984)
     POLYDOR CD: 821 235-2 [set 821 233-2] — Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits   (1988)
b. 53-S-6104 (53-XY-384)    I CAN'T ESCAPE FROM YOU  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11574   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 78: 704   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11574   (1953)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP649 — Songs For A Broken Heart, Volume 2   
     MGM 45 EP: X4222 [issued as album X291] — Ramblin' Man, part 1   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1135 — Ramblin' Man, Volume 1    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3219 — Ramblin' Man    (1955)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/2 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/4 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
c. 53-S-6105 (53-XY-591)    YOU BETTER KEEP IT ON YOUR MIND  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11675   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11675   (1964)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP582 — Honky Tonkin'   
     MGM 45 EP: X1319 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)

Private Hank Williams recordings overdubbed by Chester B 'Chet' Atkins (guitar), Sammy Pruett (guitar), Don Helms (steel guitar), Charles 'Indian Chuck' Wright (bass) and Jerry Rivers (fiddle).


Date: July 9, 1953
Location: Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 53-S-6112 (53-XY-592)    A TEARDROP ON A ROSE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 12029   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 78: 896   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12029   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP675 — Hank's Laments   
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
b. 53-S-6113 (53-XY-593)    HOW CAN YOU REFUSE HIM NOW?  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11707   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11707   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X4111 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1649 — I Saw the Light, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E2/3 — 36 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1957)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
c. 53-S-6114 (53-XY-594)    THE ANGEL OF DEATH  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11861   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11861   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP608 — I Saw The Light   
     MGM 45 EP: X1218 — I Saw the Light, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
d. 53-S-6115 (53-XY-595)    I AIN'T GOT NOTHIN' BUT TIME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11768   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 78: 768   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45: MGM-SP 1102   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11768   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP582 — Honky Tonkin'   
     MGM 45 EP: X1319 — Honky Tonkin', Volume 3   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3412 — Honky Tonkin'   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
e. 53-S-6116 (53-XY-596)    A HOUSE OF GOLD  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11707   (1954)
     MGM 45: K11707   (1954)
     MGM 45: KGC-128   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X4111 [issued as album X243] — I Saw the Light, part 2   (1954)
     MGM 45 EP: X1649 — I Saw the Light, Volume 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 10": E 243 — I Saw The Light   (1955)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
f. 53-S-6117 (53-XY-597)    WE'RE GETTIN' CLOSER TO THE GRAVE EACH DAY  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 12438   (1957)
     MGM 45: K12438   (1957)
g. 53-S-6118 (53-XY-598)    LOW DOWN BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11675   (1954)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5210   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 78: 942   (1957)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM942   (1957)
     MGM 45: K11675   (1964)
     MGM 45 EP: X1215 — Moanin' the Blues, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGM-D-150 — Sing Me a Blue Song   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3330 — Moanin' the Blues   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1961)
     MGM LP 12": E 4267/3 — The Hank Williams Story   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8021 — I'm Blue Inside   (1966)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)

Private Hank Williams recordings overdubbed by Chester B 'Chet' Atkins (guitar), Sammy Pruett (guitar), Don Helms (steel guitar), Charles 'Indian Chuck' Wright (bass) and Jerry Rivers (fiddle).

Svein Martin Pedersen has informed me that there appears to be different overdubbing on K12029 and EP675 . They have a more fullbodied instrumentation and Hank's voice is speeded up a little to make it sound "sweeter".


Date: July, 1953
Location: New York
Label: MGM

Ira Dell (nar)

a. 53-S-313    I WON'T BE HOME NO MORE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: DJ Record (unumbered)   (1953)

Ira Dell, editor of Dell Publications, introducing I Won't Be Home No More (master 52-S-6068).


Date: September 24, 1954
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 54-S-324 (54-XY-390)    (I'M GONNA) SING, SING, SING  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 78: 11861   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 78: 799   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11861   (1954)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP608 — I Saw The Light   
     MGM 45 EP: X1218 — I Saw the Light, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8040 — Hank Williams - Love Songs, Comedy And Hymns   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 831 633-1 Y-2/1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 831 633-4 Y-1 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 831 633-2 — Long Gone Lonesome Blues, August 1949 - December 1950, Volume V   (1987)
b. 54-S-326 (54-XY-392)    CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5205   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 78: 799   (1955)
     MGM 78: 12185   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12185   (1986)
     MGM 45 EP: X1556 — The Immortal Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1957)
     MGM (UK) LP 10": MGN-D-154 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3605 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
c. 54-S-327 (54-XY-393)    MESSAGE TO MY MOTHER  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5201   (1955)
     MGM 78: 11975   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11975   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP608 — I Saw The Light   
     MGM 45 EP: X1218 — I Saw the Light, Volume 1   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (green cover)   (1956)
     MGM LP 12": E 3331 — I Saw The Light (church cover)   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
d. 54-S-328 (54-XY-394)    MOTHER IS GONE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (AUST) 78: MGM-5201   (1955)
     MGM 78: 11975   (1955)
     MGM 45: K11975   (1955)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP732 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM LP 12": E 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1961)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)

Private Hank Williams recordings overdubbed by the Drifting Cowboys.


Date: 1954
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 54-S-505 (54-XY-396)    READY TO GO HOME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 45: K12438   (1957)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP732 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, No. 3   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": 3-E4/3 — Hank Williams, Volume II   (1958)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 784 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 419 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1979)

Date: 1955
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 55-S-365 (55-XY-259)    DIXIE CANNONBALL  (Gene Autry, Red Foley, Vaughn Horton)
     MGM 45 EP: X1698 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
b. 55-S-366 (overdubbed)    I'M FREE AT LAST  (Ernest Tubb)
     MGM 45 EP: X1699 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)
c. 55-S-381 (55-XY-275)    WE LIVE IN TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS  (Fred Rose)
     MGM (CAN) 78: 12635   (1958)
     MGM 45: K12635   (1958)
     MGM 45: KGC-127   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X1638 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1959)
     MGM LP 12": E 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1959)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8023 — The Many Moods Of Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)

Overdubbed Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions.


Date: January, 1956
Location: New York
Label: MGM

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 56-S-25 (56-XY-14)    THY BURDEN'S ARE GREATER THAN MINE - 3:28  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)
     MGM 78: 12185   (1956)
     MGM 45: K12185   (1986)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536085-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
     MERCURY CD: 170164-2 — Alone With His Guitar   (2000)

Master number 54-S-504 re-numbered.


Date: July, 1958
Location: Bradley Studio, 21 st Street, Hillsboro Village, Nashville, TN

Hank Williams (voc, g)

a. 55-S-379 (overdubbed)    ROLY POLY  (Fred Rose)
     MGM (CAN) 78: 12727   (1958)
     MGM 45: K12727   (1958)
     MGM 45: KGC-142   (1962)
     MGM 45 EP: X1699 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)

This overdub session is not recorded in the MGM master book. Personnel possibly Ray Edenton (rhythm guitar); Thomas Grady Martin (electric guitar); Floyd T "Lightnin" Chance (bass); Murray M "Buddy" Harman Jr. (drums); Floyd Cramer (piano).


Date: May 13, 1959
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 59-XY-634    MY MAIN TRIAL IS YET TO COME  (Pee Wee King, J.L. Frank)
     TIME-LIFE LP 12": TLCW-01/3 — Country & Western Classics - Hank Williams   (1981)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
b. 59-XY-635    THE OLD HOME  (Jackie Earls)
     MGM 78: 12438   (1957)
     MGM 45 EP: X1699 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
c. 59-XY-636    SUNDOWN AND SORROW  (Pee Wee King)
     MGM 45 EP: X1700 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)

Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions overdubbed by 6 musicians. Original master number, when applicable, is shown in parentheses.

59-XY-634 (55-S-359)
59-XY-635 (55-S-372)
59-XY-636


Date: October 28, 1959
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 59-XY-1107    FIRST YEAR BLUES  (Ernest Tubb)
     MGM 45 EP: X1698 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
b. 59-XY-1108    ROCK MY CRADLE (ONCE AGAIN)  (Jonny Bond, Billy Folger)
     MGM 45 EP: X1699 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1960)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
c. 59-XY-1109    ROCKIN' CHAIR MONEY  (Lonnie Glosson, Bill Carlisle)
     MGM 45 EP: X1700 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1960)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
d. 59-XY-1110    TENNESSEE BORDER  (Jimmie Work)
     MGM 45 EP: X1700 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1960)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)

Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions overdubbed by 5 musicians; possibly Harold Ray Bradley (electric guitar), Ray Edenton (rhythm guitar), Don Helms (steel guitar), Floyd 'Lightnin'' Chance (bass) and Murray 'Buddy' Harman (drums). Original master number is shown in parentheses.

59-XY-1107 (55-S-352)
59-XY-1108 (55-S-354)
59-XY-1109 (55-S-357)
59-XY-1110 (55-S-358)


Date: October 29, 1959
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 59-XY-1111    IT JUST DON'T MATTER NOW  (Ernest Tubb)
     MGM 45 EP: X1698 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
b. 59-XY-1112    SWING WIDE YOUR GATE OF LOVE  (Hank Thompson)
     MGM 45 EP: X1700 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 3   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/1 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
c. 59-XY-1113    COOL WATER  (Bob Nolan)
     MGM (UK) 45 EP: EP770 — Authentic Sound Of Country Hits   (1959)
     MGM 45 EP: X1698 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 548-1 Y-2/1 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 548-4 Y2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - August 1947   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 548-2 — I Ain't Got Nothin' But Time, December 1946 - April 1947, Volume I   (1985)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 811 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1964)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3803 — The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams   (1969)

Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions overdubbed by 5 musicians; possibly Harold Ray Bradley (electric guitar), Ray Edenton (rhythm guitar), Don Helms (steel guitar), Floyd 'Lightnin'' Chance (bass) and Murray 'Buddy' Harman (drums). Original master number is shown in parentheses.

59-XY-1111 (55-S-369)
59-XY-1112 (55-S-370)
59-XY-1113 (55-S-362)


Date: April 3, 1960 (afternoon)
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 60-XY-621    THY BURDEN'S ARE GREATER THAN MINE  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4254 — Lost Highway and Folk Ballads   (1964)
b. 60-XY-622    READY TO GO HOME  (Hank Williams)
c. 60-XY-623    JESUS IS CALLING  (Hank Williams, Charlie Monroe)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 834 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)

Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions overdubbed by 5 musicians. Original master number, when applicable, is shown in parentheses.

60-XY-621 (54-S-504)
60-XY-622 (54-S-505)
60-XY-623


Date: April 3, 1960 (evening)
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 60-XY-624    I'M GOING HOME  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
b. 60-XY-625    LAST NIGHT I DREAMED OF HEAVEN  (Hank Williams)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
c. 60-XY-626    ARE YOU BUILDING A TEMPLE IN HEAVEN  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 557-1 Y-2/1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 557-4 Y-1 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 557-2 — I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, March 1949 - August 1949, Volume IV   (1986)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 834 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)

Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions overdubbed by 5 musicians.

60-XY-624
60-XY-625
60-XY-626


Date: April 20, 1960 (afternoon)
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 60-XY-662    ARE YOU WALKIN' AND A TALKIN' FOR THE LORD  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
b. 60-XY-663    WHEN THE BOOK OF LIFE IS READ  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
c. 60-XY-790    WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE  (Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": MG-DJ 7 — MGM Starpower Release 1960 (Volume 1)   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 554-1 Y-2/1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 554-4 Y-1 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949   (1986)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 554-2 — Lost Highway, December 1948 - March 1949, Volume III   (1986)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 834 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)
     MGM LP 12": E 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)

Previous Hank Williams recordings overdubbed by 5 musicians. Original master number, when applicable, is shown in parentheses.

60-XY-662 (Are You Walkin' And A Talkin' For The Lord [version 2])
60-XY-663
60-XY-790 (55-S-382)


Date: April 20, 1960 (evening)
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 60-XY-665    THE PRODIGAL SON  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2315 397 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 2   (1978)
b. 60-XY-666    THE DEVIL'S TRAIN  (Mel Foree, Cliff Carlisle)
     MGM LP 12": E 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 825 551-1 Y-2/2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 825 551-4 Y-1 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948   (1985)
     POLYDOR CD: 825 551-2 — Lovesick Blues, August 1947 - December 1948, Volume II   (1985)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
c. 60-XY-667    THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON  (Roy Acuff, Odel MacLeod)
     MGM LP 12": E 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 834 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1960)

Johnny Fair Syrup Radio Show Transcriptions overdubbed by 5 musicians. Original master number, when applicable, is shown in parentheses.

60-XY-665 (55-S-374) (undubbed)
60-XY-666 (55-S-360)
60-XY-667 (55-S-380)


Date: April 12, 1961
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 61-XY-566    IF YOU'LL BE A BABY TO ME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
b. 61-XY-567    A TEARDROP ON A ROSE  (Hank Williams)
c. 61-XY-568    WHEN YOU'RE TIRED OF BREAKIN OTHER HEARTS  (Hank Williams, Curley Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2353 118 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 749-1 Y-2/2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR (UK) Cassette: 3110 230 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 1   (1978)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 749-4 Y-1 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 749-2 — Let's Turn Back The Years, July 1951 - June 1952, Volume VII   (1987)
     MERCURY CD: 536084-2 [set 536077-2] — The Complete Hank Williams   (1998)
d. 61-XY-569    FOOL ABOUT YOU  (Ralph C. Hutcheson)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 833 752-1 Y-1/2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR Cassette: 833 752-4 Y-1 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952   (1987)
     POLYDOR CD: 833 752-2 — I Won't Be Home No More, June 1952 - September 1952, Volume VIII   (1987)
     BEAR FAMILY RECORDS CD: BCD 16636 AH — Rockin' Chair Money   (2009)
e. 61-XY-570    WEARIN' OUT YOUR WALKIN' SHOES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 016] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2391 519 — The Collectors Hank Williams, Volume 4   (1981)
f. 61-XY-571    JESUS DIED FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 956 — The Spirit Of Hank Williams   (1963)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1961)

Overdubs on previous recordings possibly by Ray Edenton (rhythm guitar), Thomas Grady Martin (electric guitar), Floyd 'Lightnin'' Chance (bass) and Murray 'Buddy' Harman (drums). Source details is shown in parentheses.

61-XY-566 (Non-session Recording, circa 1952)
61-XY-567 (Non-session Recording, circa 1952)
61-XY-568 (Non-session Recording, August 1948 - May 1949)
61-XY-569 (54-S-325)
61-XY-570 (Non-session Recording, circa 1950)
61-XY-571(Non-session Recording, Fall 1949)


Date: 1961
Location: Nashville, TN?
Label: MGM

a. 61-XY-913    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 517   (1970)

Overdub of 51-S-6129 (51-XY-913).

Polydor MVG 317 has master 61-XY-913 for Honky Tonk Blues arranged by Bill McElhiney. Ruppli and Novitsky have 61-XY-913 assigned to another session, it is assumed there was a confusion with 45 rpm master 51-XY-913.


Date: December 6, 1961
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 61-XY-1025    HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)
b. 61-XY-1026    WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
c. 61-XY-1027    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4168 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1963)
     POLYDOR LP 12": 823 292-1 Y-2 — The Very Best of Hank Williams   (1973)
d. 61-XY-1028    I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE)  (Luther G Presley)
e. 61-XY-1029    LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)
f. 61-XY-1030    OLD JOE CLARK (instrumental)  (Traditional)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)
g. 61-XY-1031    WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES  (Wayne Raney o.b.o. William M. Golden)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3999 (1) — Hank Williams On Stage - Recorded Live   (1962)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original show number is shown in parentheses.

61-XY-1025 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
61-XY-1026 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
61-XY-1027 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
61-XY-1028 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)
61-XY-1029 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)
61-XY-1030 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
61-XY-1031 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)


Date: December 8, 1961
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 61-XY-1032    I'M A LONG GONE DADDY  (Hank Williams)
b. 61-XY-1033    I'M TELLING YOU
c. 61-XY-1034    BILL CHEATAM (instrumental)  (Traditional)
d. 61-XY-1035    WHEN GOD COMES AND GATHERS HIS JEWELS  (Hank Williams)
e. 61-XY-1036    THE BLUES COME AROUND  (Hank Williams)
f. 61-XY-1037    I WANT TO LIVE AND LOVE ALWAYS  (Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3999 (1) — Hank Williams On Stage - Recorded Live   (1962)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original show number or master number is shown in parentheses.

61-XY-1032 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
61-XY-1033 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
61-XY-1034 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
61-XY-1035 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
61-XY-1036 (47-S-6022)
61-XY-1037 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)


Date: 1962?
Location: Nashville?
Label: MGM

a. (overdubbed)    CRAZY HEART  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)
b. (overdubbed)    MOVE IT ON OVER  (Hank Williams)
c. (overdubbed)    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
d. (overdubbed)    I'LL BE A BACHELOR 'TILL I DIE  (Hank Williams)
e. (overdubbed)    MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  (Hank Williams)
f. (overdubbed)    THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME  (Leon Payne)
g. (overdubbed)    WINDOW SHOPPING  (Marcel Joseph)
h. (overdubbed)    NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
i. (overdubbed)    I'M SORRY FOR YOU MY FRIEND  (Hank Williams)
j. (overdubbed)    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'  (Hank Williams)
k. (overdubbed)    RAMBLIN' MAN  (Hank Williams)
l. (overdubbed)    HOWLIN' AT THE MOON  (Hank Williams)
m. (overdubbed)    A MANSION ON THE HILL  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
n. (overdubbed)    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 4040 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits (Greatest Hits, Volume 2)   (1962)

According to Bob Pinson, all titles on SE 4040 are with overdubs. Ruppli and Novitsky found no indication in MGM records which masters are used.


Date: December, 1962
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 62-XY-446    I SAW THE LIGHT  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)

47-S-124 was reissued with stereo overdubprs using a master number shown in files as 62-XY-446. As 62-XY-446 was assigned to another session, it is assumed there was a confusion with 45 rpm master 51-XY-446.


Date: December 26, 1962
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 62-XY-1096    A TRAMP ON THE STREET  (Grady Cole, Hazel Cole)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": 2354 016 [set 2683 017] — Hank Williams Memorial Album   (1967)
b. 62-XY-1097    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
c. 62-XY-1098    THE BLUES COME AROUND  (Hank Williams)
d. 62-XY-1099    FINGERS OF FIRE featuring Bob McNett
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original show number or master number is shown in parentheses.

61-XY-1096 (Health & Happiness Show # 2)
61-XY-1097 (49-S-6060)
61-XY-1098 (47-S-6022)
61-XY-1099 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)


Date: December 30, 1962
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 62-XY-1091    HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)
b. 62-XY-1092    YOU'RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I'M GONNA LEAVE)  (Hank Williams)
c. 62-XY-1093    SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE  (Fred Rose, Eddie Nelson)
d. 62-XY-1094    (THERE'S A) BLUEBIRD ON YOUR WINDOWSILL  (Elizabeth Clarke, Robert Mellin)
e. 62-XY-1095    FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (instrumental)  (Traditional)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 4109 — Hank Williams on Stage, Volume 2   (1963)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original show number or master number is shown in parentheses.

61-XY-1091 (Health & Happiness Show # 2)
61-XY-1092 (Health & Happiness Show # 2)
61-XY-1093 (49-S-6061)
61-XY-1094 (Health & Happiness Show # 2)
61-XY-1095 (Health & Happiness Show # 2)


Date: Unknown date, probably 1963
Label: MGM

a. 51-S-6057 (overdubbed)    PICTURES FROM LIFE'S OTHER SIDE  (Charles E Baer)
b. 50-S-6135-1 (overdubbed)    MEN WITH BROKEN HEARTS  (Hank Williams)
c. 50-S-6098 (overdubbed)    HELP ME UNDERSTAND  (Hank Williams)
d. 50-S-6007 (overdubbed)     TOO MANY PARTIES AND TOO MANY PALS  (Billy Rose, Mort Dixon, Ray Henderson)
e. 52-S-6070-A (overdubbed)    WHY DON'T YOU MAKE UP YOUR MIND  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
f. 52-S-6069-A (overdubbed)    BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW  (Bonnie Dodd)
g. 51-S-6058 (overdubbed)     I'VE BEEN DOWN THAT ROAD BEFORE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
h. 51-S-6059 (overdubbed)    I DREAMED ABOUT MAMA LAST NIGHT  (Fred Rose)
i. 50-S-6009 (overdubbed)    THE FUNERAL  (words Public Domain; music, Hank Williams)
j. 50-S-6008 (overdubbed)    BEYOND THE SUNSET  (Blanche Kerr Brock, Virgil P. Brock, Albert Kennedy Rowswell)
     TIP RECORDS LP 12": TIP 634024 — Hank Williams   (1965)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 509 — Hank Williams   (1965)
k. 50-S-6134-1 (overdubbed)     JUST WAITIN'  (Hank Williams, Bob Gazzaway)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
l. 50-S-6010 (overdubbed)     EVERYTHING'S OK  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4300 — Hank Williams Sings "Kaw-Liga" & Other Humorous Songs   (1965)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 4138 — Beyond The Sunset   (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4380 — Movin' On: Luke The Drifter    (1966)

There is no record of this overdubbing session in the MGM logbook.

On E/SE 4300 and E/SE 4380, 52-S-6070's title is modified to Please Make Up Your Mind.


Date: May 1963
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 63-XY-563    LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES  (Hank Williams)
b. 63-XY-564    MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE  (Hank Williams)
c. 63-XY-565    LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)
d. 63-XY-566    I'M A LONG GONE DADDY  (Hank Williams)
e. 63-XY-567    ROOTIE TOOTIE  (Fred Rose)
f. 63-XY-568    THE BLUES COME AROUND  (Hank Williams)
g. 63-XY-569    I WON'T BE HOME NO MORE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
h. 63-XY-570    LET'S TURN BACK THE YEARS  (Hank Williams)
i. 63-XY-571    I'VE JUST TOLD MAMA GOODBYE  (Slim Sweet, Curley Kinsey)
j. 63-XY-572    MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
k. 63-XY-573    I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
l. 63-XY-574    MY HEART WOULD KNOW  (Hank Williams)
m. 63-XY-575    ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHARTRAIN  (Hank Williams, Ramona Vincent)
n. 63-XY-576    YOU'RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I'M GONNA LEAVE)  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 4140 — 14 More of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits, Volume 3   (1963)

Overdubs on previous recordings with stereo effects. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

63-XY-563 (50-S-6003)
63-XY-564 (49-S-6033)
63-XY-565 (49-S-6032)
63-XY-566 (47-S-6020)
63-XY-567 (47-S-6018)
63-XY-568 (47-S-6022)
63-XY-569 (52-S-6068)
63-XY-570 (51-S-6120)
63-XY-571 (49-S-6039)
63-XY-572 (49-S-6035)
63-XY-573 (52-S-6042)
63-XY-574 (51-S-6030)
63-XY-575 (47-S-6007)
63-XY-576 (49-S-6036)

Note: 63-XY-575 and 63-XY-576 have no overdubs.


Date: January 7, 1965
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 65-XY-303    CRAZY HEART  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
b. 65-XY-304    MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)
c. 65-XY-305    NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     unissued

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) and others ? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

65-XY-303 (51-S-6080)
65-XY-304 (49-S-6033)
65-XY-305 (50-S-6096)

Note: On album 2ES 4865, 65-XY-304 includes a narration by Hank Williams Jr.

Note:The full title of E/SE 4276 is "Father & Son: The Startling Realism of Hank Williams, Sr. and Hank Williams, Jr. Singing Together in a Recording Miracle".


Date: February 16, 1965
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 65-XY-346    WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME?  (Hank Williams)
b. 65-XY-347    MOVE IT ON OVER  (Hank Williams)
c. 65-XY-348    LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) and others ? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

65-XY-346 (50-S-6004)
65-XY-347 (47-S-123)
65-XY-348 (49-S-6032)


Date: February 17, 1965
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 65-XY-349    MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS  (Hank Williams)
b. 65-XY-350    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
c. 65-XY-351    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'  (Hank Williams)
d. 65-XY-352    (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE  (Hank Williams, Jimmie Davis)
All titles on:      MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) and others ? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

65-XY-349 (49-S-6035)
65-XY-350 (49-S-6034)
65-XY-351 (49-S-6074)
65-XY-352 (51-S-6079)


Date: March 16, 1965
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 65-XY-365    I WON'T BE HOME NO MORE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)
b. 65-XY-366    WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)
c. 65-XY-367    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 1008 — Hank Williams Sr. & Hank Williams Jr. Singing Together   (1962)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4276 — Father & Son   (1965)
d. 65-XY-368    SOMEDAY YOU'LL CALL MY NAME  (Eddie Hill, Jean Branch)
     unissued

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) and others ? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

65-XY-365 (52-S-6068)
65-XY-366 (49-S-6038)
65-XY-367 (49-S-6060)
65-XY-368 (55-S-376)


Date: 1966
Location: Nashville, TN?
Label: MGM

a. 66-XY-432    YOU WIN AGAIN  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
b. 66-XY-433    I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
Both titles on:      MGM (AUST) 45: MGM-5429   (1966)
     MGM 45: K13489   (1966)
     MGM (UK) 45: 45MGM1309   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

66-XY-432 (52-S-6067)
66-XY-433 (49-S-6072)


Date: 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 66-XY-466    COLD, COLD HEART  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 514   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

66-XY-466 (50-S-6132)


Date: 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 66-XY-493    MY SON CALLS ANOTHER MAN DADDY  (Hank Williams, Jewell House)
b. 66-XY-494    HOWLIN' AT THE MOON  (Hank Williams)
c. 66-XY-495    I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU)  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4378 — Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. Again    (1966)

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

66-XY-493 (50-S-6006)
66-XY-494 (51-S-6028)
66-XY-495 (51-S-6027)


Date: March 22, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 66-XY-516    THERE'LL BE NO TEARDROPS TONIGHT  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 45: K13630   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
b. 66-XY-517    (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE  (Hank Williams, Jimmie Davis)
     MGM 45: K13930   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
c. 66-XY-518    RAMBLIN' MAN  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 516   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
d. 66-XY-519    YOUR CHEATIN' HEART  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

66-XY-516 (49-S-6058)
66-XY-517 (51-S-6079)
66-XY-518 (51-S-6056)
66-XY-519 (52-S-6096)


Date: March 28, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 66-XY-524    JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU)  (Hank Williams)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 517   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
b. 66-XY-525    KAW-LIGA  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM 45: K13542   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
c. 66-XY-526    SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE  (Fred Rose, Eddie Nelson)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
d. 66-XY-527    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
     POLYDOR 45: MVG 516   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

66-XY-524 (52-S-6060)
66-XY-525 (52-S-6097)
66-XY-526 (52-S-6061)
66-XY-527 (49-S-6060)


Date: April 1, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. 66-XY-528    A MANSION ON THE HILL  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     unissued
b. 66-XY-529    WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE?  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4378 — Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. Again    (1966)
c. 66-XY-530    HEY, GOOD LOOKIN'  (Hank Williams)
     unissued
d. 66-XY-531    WINDOW SHOPPING  (Marcel Joseph)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4378 — Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. Again    (1966)

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) & others? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

66-XY-528 (47-S-6023)
66-XY-529 (50-S-6005)
66-XY-530 (51-S-6029)
66-XY-531 (52-S-6059)


Date: April 14, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50003    MOANIN' THE BLUES  (Hank Williams)
b. N 50004    I'LL BE A BACHELOR 'TILL I DIE  (Hank Williams)
c. N 50005    MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  (Hank Williams)
d. N 50006    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4378 — Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. Again    (1966)

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) & others? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50003 (50-S-6097)
N 50004 (47-S-6024)
N 50005 (47-S-6021)
N 50006 (51-S-6114)


Date: April 21, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50007    KAW-LIGA  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
b. N 50008    I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
c. N 50009    MY BUCKETS GOT A HOLE IN IT  (Clarence Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4378 — Hank Williams & Hank Williams, Jr. Again    (1966)

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) & others? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50007 (52-S-6097)
N 50008 (52-S-6062)
N 50009 (49-S-6075)




Date: May 2, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50013    I'M SORRY FOR YOU MY FRIEND  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
b. N 50014    THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME  (Leon Payne)
     MGM 45: K13630   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
c. N 50015    HALF AS MUCH  (Curley Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/1 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)

Strings and the Jordanaires (vocal group) overdubbed on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50013 (51-S-6128)
N 50014 (50-S-6064)
N 50015 (51-S-6112)


Date: May 5, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50016    A HOUSE WITHOUT LOVE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
b. N 50017    LET'S TURN BACK THE YEARS  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 45: K13542   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 241-2 — 24 Karat Gold from the Country   (1968)
c. N 50018    WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 241-2 — 24 Karat Gold from the Country   (1968)
d. N 50019    SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE  (Fred Rose, Eddie Nelson)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)

Strings and the Jordanaires (vocal group) overdubbed on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50016 (49-S-6073)
N 50017 (51-S-6130)
N 50018 (49-S-6038)
N 50019 (52-S-6061)


Date: June 13, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50048    DEAR JOHN  (Aubrey Gass)
     MGM 45: K13717   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
b. N 50049    PICTURES FROM LIFE'S OTHER SIDE  (Charles E Baer)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
c. N 50050    MEN WITH BROKEN HEARTS  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 241-2 — 24 Karat Gold from the Country   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
d. N 50051    I DON'T CARE (IF TOMMOROW NEVER COMES)  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4377 — The Legend Lives Anew: Hank Williams with Strings   (1966)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)

Strings and the Jordanaires (vocal group) overdubbed on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50048 (50-S-6133)
N 50049 (51-S-6057)
N 50050 (50-S-6135)
N 50051 (48-S-19)


Date: October 7, 1966
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50163    HOWLIN' AT THE MOON  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
b. N 50164    LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 45: K13717   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
c. N 50165    SOMEDAY YOU'LL CALL MY NAME  (Eddie Hill, Jean Branch)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)
     MGM (UK) LP 12": MGM-C 8038 — More Hank Williams And Strings   (1967)
     MGM 4-Track: MGC-4429 — More Hank Williams & Strings   (1967)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50163 (51-S-6028)
N 50164 (50-S-6003)
N 50165 (55-S-376)


Date: April 28, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50316    LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
b. N 50317    MY HEART WOULD KNOW  (Hank Williams)
c. N 50318    I WON'T BE HOME NO MORE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
d. N 50319    MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4481 — I Won't Be Home No More   (1967)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50316 (49-S-6032)
N 50317 (51-S-6030)
N 50318 (52-S-6068)
N 50319 (49-S-6035)


Date: June 6, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50357    MY HEART WOULD KNOW  (Hank Williams)
b. N 50358    HALF AS MUCH  (Curley Williams)
c. N 50359    JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU)  (Hank Williams)
All titles unissued.

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) & others? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50357 (51-S-6030)
N 50358 (51-S-6112)
N 50359 (52-S-6060)


Date: June 14, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50364    NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/2 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
b. N 50365    MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
c. N 50366    A MANSION ON THE HILL  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
d. N 50367    MOVE IT ON OVER  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4481 — I Won't Be Home No More   (1967)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50364 (50-S-6096)
N 50365 (49-S-6033)
N 50366 (47-S-6023)
N 50367 (47-S-123)


Date: June 15, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50368    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
b. N 50369    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'  (Hank Williams)
c. N 50370    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 241-2 — 24 Karat Gold from the Country   (1968)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4481 — I Won't Be Home No More   (1967)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50368 (47-S-6005)
N 50369 (49-S-6074)
N 50370 (51-S-6114)


Date: September 27, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50422    (LAST NIGHT) I HEARD YOU CRYIN' IN YOUR SLEEP  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4529 — Hank Williams and Strings, Volume 3   (1968)
b. N 50423    SIX MORE MILES (TO THE GRAVEYARD)  (Hank Williams)
     unissued
c. N 50424    JUST WAITIN'  (Hank Williams, Bob Gazzaway)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4529 — Hank Williams and Strings, Volume 3   (1968)
d. N 50425    BE CAREFUL OF STONES THAT YOU THROW  (Bonnie Dodd)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4529 — Hank Williams and Strings, Volume 3   (1968)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50422 (47-S-125)
N 50423 (47-S-126)
N 50424 (50-S-6134)
N 50425 (52-S-6069)


Date: December 13, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50482    WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE?  (Hank Williams)
b. N 50483    WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME?  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 241-2 — 24 Karat Gold from the Country   (1968)
c. N 50484    CRAZY HEART  (Fred Rose, Maurice Murray)
     MGM 45: K13930   (1967)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
d. N 50485    WINDOW SHOPPING  (Marcel Joseph)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/2 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4529 — Hank Williams and Strings, Volume 3   (1968)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50482 (50-S-6005)
N 50483 (50-S-6004)
N 50484 (51-S-6080)
N 50485 (52-S-6059)


Date: December 15, 1967
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50486    MY BUCKETS GOT A HOLE IN IT  (Clarence Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
b. N 50487    MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  (Hank Williams)
c. N 50488    I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": SE 240-2/1 — 24 Karat Gold Hits   (1968)
d. N 50489    MOANIN' THE BLUES  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": E/SE 4529 — Hank Williams and Strings, Volume 3   (1968)

Overdubs, including strings, on previous recordings arranged by Bill McElhiney. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50486 (49-S-6075)
N 50487 (47-S-6021)
N 50488 (52-S-6062)
N 50489 (50-S-6097)


Date: January 12, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50513    THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME  (Leon Payne)
b. N 50514    SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE  (Fred Rose, Eddie Nelson)
c. N 50515    A HOUSE WITHOUT LOVE  (Hank Williams)
All titles unissued.

Hank Williams Jr. (vocal) & others? overdubbed on previous Hank Williams recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50513 (50-S-6064)
N 50514 (52-S-6061)
N 50515 (49-S-6073)


Date: April 25, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50596    NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)
b. N 50597    A MANSION ON THE HILL  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     unissued
c. N 50598    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
d. N 50599    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
e. N 50600    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'  (Hank Williams)
     unissued
f. N 50601    MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  (Hank Williams)
     METRO LP 12": M/MS 602 — The Immortal Hank Williams   (1967)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50596 (50-S-6096)
N 50597 (47-S-6023)
N 50598 (51-S-6129)
N 50599 (51-S-6114)
N 50600 (49-S-6074)
N 50601 (47-S-6021)


Date: May 1, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50609    WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE  (Fred Rose)
b. N 50610    JESUS IS CALLING  (Hank Williams, Charlie Monroe)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
c. N 50611    READY TO GO HOME  (Hank Williams)
d. N 50612    LAST NIGHT I DREAMED OF HEAVEN  (Hank Williams)
e. N 50613    WHEN THE BOOK OF LIFE IS READ  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
f. N 50614    THE DEVIL'S TRAIN  (Mel Foree, Cliff Carlisle)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50609 (55-S-382)
N 50610 (60-XY-623)
N 50611 (54-S-505)
N 50612 (60-XY-625)
N 50613 (60-XY-663)
N 50614 (55-S-360)


Date: May 2, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50615    THY BURDEN'S ARE GREATER THAN MINE  (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)
b. N 50616    ARE YOU BUILDING A TEMPLE IN HEAVEN  (Hank Williams)

Hank Williams (voc, g)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)
c. N 50617    THE PRODIGAL SON  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)
d. N 50618    ARE YOU WALKIN' AND A TALKIN' FOR THE LORD  (Hank Williams)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)
e. N 50619    THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON  (Roy Acuff, Odel MacLeod)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)
f. N 50620    I'M GOING HOME  (Hank Williams)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3850 — Wait For The Light To Shine   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
g. N 50621    I CAN'T GET YOU OFF OF MY MIND  (Hank Williams)


     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50615 (54-S-504)
N 50616 (60-XY-626)
N 50617 (55-S-374)
N 50618 (60-XY-662)
N 50619 (55-S-380)
N 50620 (60-XY-624)
N 50621 (47-S-6019)


Date: May 3, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50622    I DON'T CARE (IF TOMMOROW NEVER COMES)  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
b. N 50623    DEAR JOHN  (Aubrey Gass)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
c. N 50624    MY LOVE FOR YOU (HAS TURNED TO HATE)  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
d. N 50625    WE LIVE IN TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS  (Fred Rose)
e. N 50626    I'D STILL WANT YOU  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50622 (48-S-19)
N 50623 (50-S-6133)
N 50624 (48-S-21)
N 50625 (55-S-381)
N 50626 (51-S-6078)


Date: May 27, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50651    ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHARTRAIN  (Hank Williams, Ramona Vincent)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
b. N 50652    I'LL BE A BACHELOR 'TILL I DIE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)
c. N 50653    LET'S TURN BACK THE YEARS  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
d. N 50654    NEVER AGAIN (WILL I KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR)  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
e. N 50655    BLUE LOVE (IN MY HEART)  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)
f. N 50656    LEAVE ME ALONE WITH THE BLUES  (Joe Pope)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3733 — The Unforgettable Hank Williams   (1968)
g. N 50657    I SAW THE LIGHT  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
h. N 50658    CALLING YOU  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
i. N 50659    DEAR BROTHER  (Hank Williams, Juanita Acuff)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)
j. N 50660    WEALTH WON'T SAVE YOUR SOUL  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
k. N 50661    HOW CAN YOU REFUSE HIM NOW?  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)
l. N 50662    WHEN GOD COMES AND GATHERS HIS JEWELS  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)

Overdubs on previous recordingsto simulate stereo. I Saw The Light has narration added. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50651 (47-S-6007)
N 50652 (47-S-6024)
N 50653 (51-S-6130)
N 50654 (48-S-24)
N 50655 (55-S-378)
N 50656 (55-S-368)
N 50657 (47-S-124)
N 50658 (48-S-23)
N 50659 (49-S-6030)
N 50660 (48-S-25)
N 50661 (53-S-6113)
N 50662 (48-S-26)


Date: May 31, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50670    JESUS REMEMBERED ME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
b. N 50671    A HOUSE OF GOLD  (Hank Williams)
c. N 50672    (I'M GONNA) SING, SING, SING  (Hank Williams)
d. N 50673    MESSAGE TO MY MOTHER  (Hank Williams)
e. N 50674    THANK GOD  (Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
f. N 50675    THE ANGEL OF DEATH  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3331 — I Saw The Light   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50670 (49-S-6031)
N 50671 (53-S-6116)
N 50672 (54-S-324)
N 50673 (54-S-327)
N 50674 (55-S-377)
N 50675 (53-S-6114)


Date: May, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50676    HONKY TONKIN'  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
b. N 50677    PAN AMERICAN  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
c. N 50678    MOVE IT ON OVER  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4690 — All Star Country   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
d. N 50679    (LAST NIGHT) I HEARD YOU CRYIN' IN YOUR SLEEP  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": E/SE 4576 — In the Beginning   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50676 (47-S-6025)
N 50677 (48-S-22)
N 50678 (47-S-123)
N 50679 (47-S-125)

Ruppli & Novitsky (1998) state that N 50676 was used on E/SE 4576 however, as Bob Pinson (1981) states, in fact an overdubbed version of Honky Tonk Blues (N 50598?) was mistakenly used, despite label and sleeve credits to Honky Tonkin.


Date: September 26, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50759     WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/1 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
b. N 50760    MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
c. N 50761    LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
d. N 50762    WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE?  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
e. N 50763    (LAST NIGHT) I HEARD YOU CRYIN' IN YOUR SLEEP  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
f. N 50764    BLUE LOVE (IN MY HEART)  (Floyd. D Jenkins a.k.a. Fred Rose)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50759 (49-S-6038)
N 50760 (49-S-6033)
N 50761 (49-S-6032)
N 50762 (50-S-6005)
N 50763 (47-S-125)
N 50764 (55-S-378)


Date: October 1, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50768    A MANSION ON THE HILL  (Hank Williams, Fred Rose)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
b. N 50769    THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME  (Leon Payne)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
c. N 50770    I'VE JUST TOLD MAMA GOODBYE  (Slim Sweet, Curley Kinsey)
d. N 50771    A HOUSE WITHOUT LOVE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
e. N 50772    SIX MORE MILES (TO THE GRAVEYARD)  (Hank Williams)
f. N 50773    SINGIN' WATERFALLL  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3924 — Let Me Sing A Blue Song    (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50768 (47-S-6023)
N 50769 (50-S-6064)
N 50770 (49-S-6039)
N 50771 (49-S-6073)
N 50772 (47-S-126)
N 50773 (55-S-361)


Date: October 2, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50774    RAMBLIN' MAN  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 45: MG-14849   (1976)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
b. N 50775    MY SON CALLS ANOTHER MAN DADDY  (Hank Williams, Jewell House)
c. N 50776    I CAN'T ESCAPE FROM YOU  (Hank Williams)
d. N 50777    NOBODY'S LONESOME FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
e. N 50778    I CAN'T HELP IT (IF I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU)  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
f. N 50779    THERE'LL BE NO TEARDROPS TONIGHT  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": M3HB 4975/1 — Insights into "Hank Williams in Song and Story"   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
g. N 50780    (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE  (Hank Williams, Jimmie Davis)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
h. N 50781    I JUST DON'T LIKE THIS KIND OF LIVIN'  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
i. N 50782    TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART  (Fred Rose, Ty Heath)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
j. N 50783    WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME?  (Hank Williams)
     MGM 45: MG-14849   (1976)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
k. N 50784    MY HEART WOULD KNOW  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
l. N 50785    YOU'RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I'M GONNA LEAVE)  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3925 — Wanderin' Around   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50774 (51-S-6056)
N 50775 (50-S-6006)
N 50776 (53-S-6104)
N 50777 (50-S-6096)
N 50778 (51-S-6027)
N 50779 (49-S-6058)
N 50780 (51-S-6079)
N 50781 (49-S-6074)
N 50782 (52-S-6098)
N 50783 (50-S-6004)
N 50784 (51-S-6030)
N 50785 (49-S-6036)


Date: October 3, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50786    LOW DOWN BLUES  (Hank Williams)
b. N 50787    SOMEDAY YOU'LL CALL MY NAME  (Eddie Hill, Jean Branch)
c. N 50788    ALONE AND FORSAKEN  (Hank Williams)
d. N 50789    WEARY BLUES FROM WAITIN'  (Hank Williams)
e. N 50790    MOANIN' THE BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4690 — All Star Country   (1970)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/1 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
f. N 50791    I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 3918 — Hank Williams' Greatest Hits: 14 of Hank's All-Time Best    (1963)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4787 — All Star Country Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
     MGM Reel: MGX 3918   (1961)
g. N 50792    MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
h. N 50793    HONKY TONK BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
i. N 50794    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
j. N 50795    THE BLUES COME AROUND  (Hank Williams)
k. N 50796    I'M A LONG GONE DADDY  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
l. N 50797    LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4651 — The Essential Hank Williams   (1969)
     MGM LP 12": 2SES 4865 — The Legend of Hank Williams in Story and Song   (1973)
     MGM LP 12": M3F 4954 — Archetypes   (1974)
     MGM LP 12": MG2-5401/2 — Hank Williams' 24 Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1977)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3926 — I'm Blue Inside   (1968)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses. Lovesick Blues and Long Gone Lonesome Bluesalso had narration added.

N 50786 (53-S-6118)
N 50787 (55-S-376)
N 50788 (55-S-373)
N 50789 (53-S-6103)
N 50790 (50-S-6097)
N 50791 (49-S-6072)
N 50792 (47-S-6021)
N 50793 (51-S-6129)
N 50794 (49-S-6060)
N 50795 (47-S-6022)
N 50796 (47-S-6020)
N 50797 (50-S-6003)


Date: November 11, 1968
Location: Nasville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50823    THERE'S NO ROOM IN MY HEART FOR THE BLUES  (Fred Rose, Zeb Turner)
b. N 50824    THE WALTZ OF THE WIND  (Fred Rose)
c. N 50825    PAN AMERICAN  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4576 (2) — In the Beginning   (1979)
d. N 50826    WITH TEARS IN MY EYES  (Paul Howard)
e. N 50827    I WISH I HAD A NICKEL  (W. S. Barnhart, Tommy Sutton)
f. N 50828    FLY TROUBLE  (Honey Wilds, Bunny Biggs, Fred Rose)
g. N 50829    PLEASE DON'T LET ME LOVE YOU  (Ralph Jones)
h. N 50830    I'M SATISFIED WITH YOU  (Fred Rose)
i. N 50831    NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW  (Mel Foree, Fred Rose)
j. N 50832    FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES  (Fred Rose)
k. N 50833    AT THE FIRST FALL OF SNOW  (Lorene Rose)
l. N 50834    CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR  (Hank Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3928 — First, Last, And Always    (1969)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50823 (55-S-353)
N 50824 (55-S-363)
N 50825 (48-S-22)
N 50826 (55-S-384)
N 50827 (55-S-356)
N 50828 (47-S-6004)
N 50829 (55-S-230)
N 50830 (47-S-6006)
N 50831 (55-S-383)
N 50832 (55-S-231)
N 50833 (54-S-326)
N 50834 (55-S-364)


Date: November 12, 1968
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50835    WINDOW SHOPPING  (Marcel Joseph)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2* — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1979)
     POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)
b. N 50836    WEARIN' OUT YOUR WALKIN' SHOES  (Hank Williams)
c. N 50837    A TEARDROP ON A ROSE  (Hank Williams)
d. N 50838    LOST ON THE RIVER  (Hank Williams)
e. N 50839    JESUS DIED FOR ME  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
f. N 50840    A HOME IN HEAVEN  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
g. N 50841    FOOL ABOUT YOU  (Ralph C. Hutcheson)
h. N 50842    THE PALE HORSE AND HIS RIDER  (Ervin Staggs, Johnnie Bailes, Z. Clements, M.D. Wright)
i. N 50843    IF YOU'LL BE A BABY TO ME  (Hank Williams)
j. N 50844    MOTHER IS GONE  (Hank Williams)
k. N 50845    DEAR BROTHER  (Hank Williams, Juanita Acuff)
l. N 50846    WHEN YOU'RE TIRED OF BREAKIN OTHER HEARTS  (Hank Williams, Curley Williams)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3955 — The Spirit of Hank Williams   (1969)

Overdubs on previous recordings. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50835 (52-S-6059)
N 50836 (61-XY-570)
N 50837 (61-XY-567)
N 50838 (49-S-6057)
N 50839 61-XY-571)
N 50840 (51-S-6015)
N 50841 (61-XY-569)
N 50842 (51-S-6014)
N 50843 (61-XY-566)
N 50844 (54-S-328)
N 50845 (49-S-6030)
N 50846 (61-XY-568)


Date: January 10, 1969
Location: Nashville, TN
Label: MGM

a. N 50860    HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)
b. N 50861    WEDDING BELLS  (Claude Boone)
c. N 50862    LOVESICK BLUES  (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)
d. N 50863    I'LL HAVE A NEW BODY (I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE)  (Luther G Presley)
e. N 50864    LOST HIGHWAY  (Leon Payne)
f. N 50865    OLD JOE CLARK (instrumental)  (Traditional)
g. N 50866    WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES  (Wayne Raney o.b.o. William M. Golden)
     MGM LP 12": M3G 4991 — A Home in Heaven   (1975)
h. N 50867    HAPPY ROVIN' COWBOY (Theme Song) and Grant Turner's Announcement  (Bob Nolan)
i. N 50868    I'M A LONG GONE DADDY  (Hank Williams)
j. N 50869    I'M TELLING YOU
k. N 50870    BILL CHEATAM (instrumental)  (Traditional)
l. N 50871    WHEN GOD COMES AND GATHERS HIS JEWELS  (Hank Williams)
m. N 50872    THE BLUES COME AROUND  (Hank Williams)
n. N 50873    I WANT TO LIVE AND LOVE ALWAYS  (Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker)
All titles on:      MGM LP 12": SE 3999 (2) — Hank Williams On Stage - Recorded Live   (1969)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original show number or master number is shown in parentheses.

N 50860 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
N 50861 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
N 50862 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
N 50863 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)
N 50864 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)
N 50865 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
N 50866 (Health & Happiness Show # 1)
N 50867 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
N 50868 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
N 50869 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
N 50870 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
N 50871 (Health & Happiness Show # 3)
N 50872 (47-S-6022)
N 50873 (Health & Happiness Show # 4)


Date: 1970
Location: Nashville, TN

a. 71N 51233    MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/1 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
b. 71N 51234    SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE  (Fred Rose, Eddie Nelson)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
c. 71N 51235    BABY, WE'RE REALLY IN LOVE  (Hank Williams)
     MGM LP 12": SE 4755-2/2 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1971)
All titles on:      POLYGRAM Cassette: 823 293-4 — 24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits   (1976)

Overdubs on previous recordings to simulate stereo. Original master number is shown in parentheses.

71N 51233 (49-S-6035)
71N 51234 (52-S-6061)
71N 51235 (51-S-6114)