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Classic Rewind: Hank Williams Jr – ‘I’d Rather Be Gone’

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One response to “Classic Rewind: Hank Williams Jr – ‘I’d Rather Be Gone’

  1. Ken January 16, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    Hank lip-synching one of his finest recordings on Hee-Haw from the show that aired on New Year’s Eve 1969. The MGM single had just peaked at #4 in October. Hank shared the writing credit on this song with Merle Haggard. Haggard recorded the song first [February 26, 1969] but did not release his version until 1971 as a track for his “Someday We’ll Look Back” Capitol album.

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