Tony Bennett had a hit record with Hank's song "Cold, Cold Heart".
On the 14th of September in 1946, Hank and Audrey moved from Alabama to Nashville.
In the Country Music Hall Of Fame, his plaque reads: "The simple beautiful melodies and straightforward plaintive stories in his lyrics of life as he knew it will never die."
Steve Young's song "Montgomery In The Rain" is about the shrine at Hank Williams' grave.
Hank taught himself to play guitar around the age of ten, by watching other people play.
In 1969 Hank Jr. completed some of Hank Sr.'s unfinished songs for an album titled "Songs My Daddy Left Me".
He made his Grand Ole Opry debut on 11 June 1949 and was fired from the Opry on 11 August 1952, being told not to come back until he was sober.
In 1993 he was pictured on a U.S. postage stamp as part of a Legends of American Music series.
There is a life size statue of Hank with a guitar in Montgomery, Alabama, across from City Hall.
He is buried at the Oakwood Cemetery Annex, in Montgomery, Alabama.
Hank Jr.: I get sick of hearing people tell me how much they loved my daddy. They hated him in Nashville.
He was born with a spine defeat which was made worse after being thrown from a horse when he was seventeen.
He disliked his first name "Hiram" and encouraged people to call him "Hank".
He was married twice, to Audrey (from 1944 – 1952) and Billie Jean (from 1952 – his death in 1953).
He is the father of Country Music legend Hank Williams Jr. and country singer Jett Williams.
He was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.
His song "Hey, Good Lookin'" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
He died in the back seat of a limousine while passing through West Virginia on the way to a concert.
In 1994 Life Magazine published a list of "The100 Most Important People in Country Music" with Hank Williams at number 1.
Unable to hire a bodyguard, he once hired a wrestler, named Cannonball Nichols, to play bass in his band.
Hank: (upon meeting Billie Jean Jones) If you ain't married, ol' Hank's gonna marry you.
Hank: You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly.
Hank: A song ain't nothin' in the world but a story just wrote with music to it.