Hank Williams - Only Mother's Best [3LP] (180 Gram, gatefold)

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LP Collection Features Remastered Music - First Time Ever On Vinyl!
These Songs Only Ever Appeared On 'Mother's Best'!
No Other Studio, Radio, or Live Recordings Exist Of The Songs Included Here!

3LP Set featuring the best of Hank's Mother's Best Radio Transcription includes "Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain," "I'll Fly Away," "Have I Told You Lately That I Love You," "When The Saints Go Marching In" & more.

Hank Williams' career was brief and incendiary. Most of those fortunate enough to have seen him in concert say that he was a captivating performer. Now, sixty years after his passing, we finally get a sense of Hank Williams onstage, adding another dimension to our scant knowledge of him. Still popular today, he's a giant in American music.

DESTINED TO SURVIVE: The performances heard here were recorded on acetate discs (meant to be played only once or twice) that were shelved in 1951, and they gradually faded from common memory. In the 1970s the acetates were saved from the trash by a WSM employee and eventually given to Hank's daughter, Jett. On behalf of the estate, Jett fought an eight-year battle to establish ownership, finally winning the right to release these recordings in partnership with Time Life.


  • 3LP Set
  • First time ever on vinyl
  • Compiles the songs that ONLY ever appeared on 'Mother's Best'
  • No other studio, radio, or live recordings exist of the songs included here
  • Audio restored and mastered by Michael Graves
  • Triple gatefold packaging
  • New liner notes from Colin Escott
  • Made in USA


Side One:

  1. I'll Sail My Ship Alone
  2. Where The Old Red River Flows
  3. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
  4. I Am Bound For The Promised Land
  5. Pins And Needles In My Heart
  6. Next Sunday Darling Is My Birthday

Side Two:

  1. Low And Lonely
  2. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
  3. Cherokee Boogie
  4. Just When I Needed You
  5. The Blind Child's Prayer
  6. Where He Leads Me, I Will Follow
  7. At The Cross

Side Three:

  1. Lonely Tombs (Oh Those Tombs)
  2. Dust On The Bible
  3. I Dreamed That The Great Judgement Morning
  4. I've Got A One-Way Ticket To The Sky
  5. When The Fire Comes Down From Heaven
  6. I'll Fly Away

Side Four:

  1. I Can't Tell My Heart That
  2. Deck Of Cards
  3. I Heard My Savior Calling Me
  4. Softly And Tenderly
  5. Precious Lord Take My Hand
  6. The Funeral / Steal Away

Side Five:

  1. You Blotted My Happy School Days
  2. Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
  3. Thirty Pieces Of Silver
  4. Lord Build Me A Cabin
  5. Searching For A Soldier's Grave
  6. That Beautiful Home

Side Six:

  1. On Top Of Old Smoky
  2. I Hang My Head And Cry
  3. Seaman's Blues
  4. If I Didn't Love You
  5. From Jerusalem To Jericho
  6. When The Saints Go Marching In

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