Hank Williams, Jr.

Description
Henry Horenstein photographed Hank Williams Jr., the son of legendary singer Hank Williams, leaving his tour bus. Williams Jr. (b. 1949) spent his early career singing his father's songs in his own style. After a 1974 suicide attempt and a mountain climbing accident in 1975, he revamped his own image, modeling it after rowdy southern rockers. Later he was considered part of the Outlaw Country Movement.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
negative
1973
print
2003
maker
Horenstein, Henry
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Place Made
United States: New Hampshire, Reeds Ferry, Lone Star Ranch
ID Number
2003.0169.074
accession number
2003.0169
catalog number
2003.0169.074
subject
Photography
Art
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Transportation
Cultures & Communities
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Horenstein, Henry

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