26 January, 2004 ó Friends of Houston Cole Library
and the Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF) will host a program about singing legend Hank Williams, Sr. on
Tuesday, February 22 at at JSUís Cole library.
Speaking about the singer will be Alan Brown, English instructor and WritingCenter director at the University of
West Alabama. He is also a member of the AHF speakers bureau.
The program is about how the boyhood years of Hank Williams Sr. influenced his writing and singing style. Williams grew up
in Chapman and also lived in Montgomery. Brown will use video,
slides, and recordings of Williamsí songs to help the audience understand why
Williamsí appeal has extended beyond country western music and why he is
considered to be one of the greatest singers who ever lived.