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Fun Music Information -> Hank Williams

This is the most recent information about Hank Williams that has been submitted to amIright. If we have more information about Hank Williams, then we provide a link to the section where it appears (the actual page whenever possible).

 
 

Possible Misspelled Names:

These are the alternate spellings of the performer's name we've had to correct in submissions to amIright.

Hank Williams Sr., Hank Williams, B.J. Thomas et al

Quotes:

You got to have smelt a lot of mule manure before you can sing like a hillbilly.
Submitted by: LucidLupin
 

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Hiram Williams. Submitted by: Countryhick

Music Performer Nicknames:

Known informally as: Luke the Drifter. Submitted by: Christian

Known informally as: The Hillbilly Shakespeare. Submitted by: Todd W. Zimmerman

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Let's Turn Back The Years,"Time can't be reversed.Yvette Bristle
"Pictures From Life's Other Side,"Life doesn't have sides.Yvette Bristle
"Your Cheatin' Heart,"Hearts can't get out of a body & cheat.Peter

Use a Song Title to Answer a Different Song:

Song & Band Name
Song & Band Name
"Lonely Life," Jackie Wilson"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," Hank Williams
"(I Hate) Everything About You," Three Days Grace"Cold Cold Heart," Hank Williams
"Are You Lonesome Tonight?," Elvis Presley"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," Hank Williams
"Take These Chains From My Heart," Hank Williams"Unchain My Heart," Ray Charles
There are additional songs titles that answer other songs available.

Remove a Letter From a Song Title:

"Cold Cold Hart" originally "Cold Cold Heart"
hart = male deer
Candy Welty
"Cold Cold Heat" originally "Cold Cold Heart"
An oxymoron!
Mary
"Lot On The River" originally "Lost On The River"
Sutch
"Old Cold Heart" originally "Cold Cold Heart"
Sheila Koffel
"There's A Tea In My Beer" originally "There's A Tear In My Beer"
Wonder if that mixed drink has a name?
Pam Tabor

There are additional song titles with a letter removed available.

Add a Letter to a Song Title:

"Lost On The Driver" originally "Lost On The River"
Sutch
"Scold Cold Heart" originally "Cold Cold Heart"
Ruby Spinel
"Your Cheatin' Hearth" originally "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Amy Grunt
"Lovestick Blues" originally "Lovesick Blues"
Naomi Swanson
"Loveslick Blues" originally "Lovesick Blues"
Samantha Wayland

Change a Letter:

"Lose On The River" originally "Lost On The River"
Sutch
"Lust On The River" originally "Lost On The River"
Sutch
"List On The River" originally "Lost On The River"
Sutch
"Host On The River" originally "Lost On The River"
Sutch

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"Jambalaya""Chumbalaya"John A. Barry
"Mind Your Own Business""Bring Your Own Bottle"Gerald P. Murphy
"Hey Good Lookin'""Hey Face Bookin""Rick Duncan
"Jambalaya""Suburbs' Guy"Giorgio Coniglio
"Your Cheating Heart""Your Seeping Fart"John A. Barry
"Jambalaya""Jim-bo Hired"Airfarcewon
"Kaw-Liga""One Flavor!"Old Man Ribber
"Jambalaya""Junk Bull Mayan"John A. Barry
"Hey, Good Lookin'""She's A Sick Hooker"JollyJester
"Jambalaya""Jumbled Mind"Michael Pacholek

There are additional song parodies available.

Songs for Commercials, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

Song Name
Product
Submittor
Your Cheating HeartThe Inside Soap Awardspickle*

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Your Cheatin' Heart Divorce AttorneymeQal
Your Cheatin' Heart Marriage CounselormeQal

Songs for Duets, That Haven't Been Done Yet:

First Band/Song Name
Second Band/Song Name
New Song Name
Submittor
Listen To Your Heart
   Roxette
Your Cheatin' Heart
   Hank Williams
Listen To Your Cheatin' Heart
Edward
Cold, Cold Heart
   Hank Williams
Your Cheatin' Heart
   Hank Williams
Your Cold, Cold Cheatin' Heart
Edward
Break Your Heart
   Taio Cruz
Cold Cold Heart
   Hank Williams
Break Your Cold Cold Heart
Pepsi's Hartebeest
Break Your Heart
   Taio Cruz
Your Cheatin' Heart
   Hank Williams
Break Your Cheatin' Heart
Pepsi's Hartebeest
There are additional duets that haven't been done yet available.

Misheard Lyrics:

"Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Swap my mom to buy Yvonne what she need-oh
Original Lyrics:
Swap my mon to buy Yvonne what she need-oh.
"Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jungle eye, a cold fish pie and fill a gunboat
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my machinery-o
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
"Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
Jumbo lie, a cod fish pie and Philip gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my Michelle, amigo
Original Lyrics:
Jambalaya, a-crawfish pie and-a file gumbo
'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio
"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
Misheard Lyrics:
Pierre, that lonesome whippoorwill
He sounds too blue to fly
Original Lyrics:
Hear that lonesome whippoorwill
He sounds too blue to fly
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Jambalaya"
Misheard Lyrics:
We gotta go forty kilos down the bayou.
Original Lyrics:
He gotta go, pole the pirogue down the bayou.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Sheila Munroe

A lot of words in this are hard to understand. I guess they are Cajun words. Long before I had any idea this song wasn't supposed to be all in standard English, I made out what best I could of the words.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Dated Song Lyrics:

"Hey, Good Lookin'"
The Dated Lyrics:
I got a hot rod Ford and a two dollar bill,
and I know a spot right over the hill.
There's soda pop and the dancin's free.
Why They're Dated:
In the 1950s when this came out, and a soda pop might have cost a nickel or a dime, these words might have made the intended impression. But today two dollars isn't going to impress much in this context. If that's all the money the singer has, today he'd need to look for a place the soda pop as well as the dancing is free. Because today, wherever soda pop is for sale, two dollars is likely not enough to buy it for two.
Submitted by: Renee Keener
 

Song Lyrics That Mention Brand Name Products:

"Hey Good Lookin'"
The Lyrics:
I've got a hot rod Ford and a two-dollar bill
Product Brand Name:
Ford cars/Ford Motor Company
Submitted by: James Owens
 

Songs That Open With Their Titles:

"Lost on the River"
Opening Lines:
Lost on the river, dark is the night
Comments:
Submitted by: Sutch
 

Song Title Space Change:

"There Sat Ear In My Beer" originally "There's A Tear In My Beer"
Submitted by: Yvette Bristle

Band Name Anagrams:

Nail Slim Hawk Submitted by: Joe
Liminal Hawks Submitted by: Anna Graham
Wash In L.A. Milk Submitted by: Boy George Michael Douglas Fairbanks Alaska
Ma Saw Hill Kin Submitted by: Susie Creamcheese
I Will Shank Ma Submitted by: Carl

There are additional Band Name Anagrams available.

Song Title Anagrams:

"Our Icy Heathen Rat" originally "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Submitted by: Heather Brockwell
"I Cart Your Heathen" originally "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Submitted by: Heather Brockwell
"Try A Heathen Curio" originally "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Submitted by: Heather Brockwell
"Airy Heathen Court" originally "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Submitted by: Heather Brockwell

Song Title Spoonerisms:

"I Light The Saw" originally "I Saw The Light"
Probably Black & Decker
Submitted by: Country
"I Light The Saw" originally "I Saw The Light"
Probably Black & Decker
Submitted by: Country
"I'm So Cronesome I Could Lie" originally "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"
Submitted by: Country
"Love Slick Booze" originally "Lovesick Blues"
Are some booze more slick than others?
Submitted by: Janice Ferrell
"Your Heatin' Chart" originally "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Submitted by: Millie Verst

Lyrics Spoonerisms:

"Your Cheatin' Heart"
The Lyrics:
When tears come down like pouring rain,
Why:
When tears come down like roaring pain,
Submitted by: Regina Haniger
 

Band Name Spoonerisms:

Wank Hilliams originally "Hank Williams"
Submitted by: Countryboy
Wink Halliams originally "Hank Williams"
Submitted by: oldiesfan

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