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Hank Williams Sr.

A Musical Biography featuring Hugh Harris
December, 31 2005, at the Liberty Theater

After the outstanding success of the first musical biography of the life of Hank Williams Sr. on January 1, 2005, featuring Hugh Harris, everyone involved wanted to repeat the show a year later. So on Saturday, December 31, 2005, at the Liberty Theater in Eunice, Hank Williams lived again, letting his music tell the story of his life.

Click here for more details about the content of the program on the page that describes the first performance.

Click for the introductory page on Hank Williams Tribute and Old Tyme Country Shows.

On stage, Hugh Harris becomes Hank Williams Sr.

D.L. Menard described meeting Hank Williams at the Teche Club in New Iberia in 1951, including the advice Hank gave him. Then, after Hugh Harris sang "Honky Tonk Blues," Menard appeared on stage with Reggie Matte on accordion to perform "La Porte d'en arrière," adapted from Williams' song.

Ken David is on upright bass and Terry Huval is on steel guitar.


Kyle Harris, Hugh's brother, played lead guitar.

The band performing with Harris as the Drifting Cowboys shown from left consisted of Kyle Harris, Randy Champagne, Gina Forsyth, Kenneth David, and Terry Huval.

Posted 1-16-06

All photographs and text by David Simpson.

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