Hank Williams Jr’s rebellious mix of country, rock, and blues was the perfect soundtrack for kickstarting Sturgis’ 75th celebration. Hank Jr. rocked the house this past August at the Broken Spoke Campground during the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. His last performance at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was back in 2004.
Hank Wiliam Jr’s father, Hank Williams, was one of country music’s most influential musicians. Hank Williams Jr. has been carrying on the family tradition for over 50 years. Hank Jr’s children are also following the same path to becoming rock/country icons in their own way.
According to Rolling Stone magazine, Hank Williams Jr. has just signed a contract with Nash Icon Records and is about to release a brand new album. When talking about his album, Hank didn’t give away too many details, but he did hint at a possible single to look out for, he said: “remember this one: ‘Dress Like an Icon’, that’s all I’m gonna tell you!”.
We’ve compiled a few of our favorite Hank Williams Jr. tunes to get you rockin’ and rowdy for Hank’s upcoming album. Check out the tunes ‘Country Boys Can Survive’, ‘Family Tradition’, and ‘Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound’ below.
What is your favorite Hank Williams Jr. song? Share your favorite tune in the comments.