Friday, December 21, 2012

Record #0210: Howlin’ At the Moon / I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You) – HANK WILLIAMS

MGM K10961 (original) USA, May 1951
Words & Music by:  Hank Williams
Hank Williams (vocals), Sammy Pruett (lead guitar), Jack Shook (rhythm guitar), Don Helms (steel guitar), Jerry Rivers (fiddle), Owen Bradley / Fred Rose (piano), Ernie Newton / Cedric Rainwater (bass)
Recording sessions: Castle Studio, Nashville, TN, Mar. 16, 1951
Highest chart positions:  Side A – US Country #3; Side B – US Country #2

These were two of Hank Senior’s 36 Top 10 US Country hits. Both songs are true classics and have been covered by many artists (especially the flip side).

Hank III has also a good cover of his grandpa's "Howlin' At the Moon".

List price:  Very Good + is $15, Near Mint is $30

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