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Hank Williams: The Complete Mother’s Best Recordings…..Plus!
HONORED WITH GRAMMY NOMINATION FOR BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM

NashvilleTN (December 2, 2010) ----- One of the most heralded and monumental projects of the decade, Hank Williams: The Complete Mother Best Recordings….Plus!, was honored last night with a Grammy nomination for Best Historical Album. The nominee announcements for the 53rd Grammy Awards were in Los Angeles and the awards show will air live on Sunday, February 13, 2011 8:00 – 11:30 pm (ET/PT) on CBS.

“It is both humbling and so very rewarding to have my daddy nominated by the Grammy Awards for Best Historical Album,” says Hank’s daughter, Jett Williams.    ‘The nomination alone, almost 60 years after his death, proves the timelessness of his awesome talent.  All the nominees are winners but we are sure proud to have this labor of love among them.  What a journey from his red clay ‘Bama origins to a Hollywood Grammy nomination. He would be so proud. I know we are.”

“I want to give a big ole thanks to the Grammy voters, as Daddy’s music is a part of music history,” adds Hank Williams, Jr.  “These songs are real, they are original and they show why Hank’s music lives on!”

“We are delighted at the Grammy nomination for this unique box set,” says Mike Jason, Senior Vice President of Retail, Time Life and Producer of the Hank Williams box set “We are especially honored to be a part of presenting a truly 3-dimensional view of a great American artist and icon.”

Hank Williams: The Complete Mother Best Recordings….Plus! has received strong support from press in all music genres that has included such outlets as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Spin, Huffington Post, USA Today, New York Daily News, All Things Considered, Country Weekly, CMT.com and Blogcritics.org which saidThe Complete Mother’s Best Recordings….Plus! is a fantastic and important piece of history that allows listeners a glimpse of the past.   Country radio has also been a strong supporter with on-air giveaways and Jett Williams interviews.  Brian Hatfield, Music Director at WKSF-FM in Ashville,NC exclaims, “This is a treasure.  It’s almost as good as having Hank back!!”

Hank Williams: The Complete Mother Best Recordings….Plus! is comprised of fifteen audio discs and a bonus DVD. The shows contain so many priceless moments, including many songs he never recorded elsewhere such as “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” and “On Top of Old Smoky.” On the DVD, two of Hank’s original band members give their last interviews on tape, Don Helms and Big Bill Lister.  The project also contains a 108 page book, written by respected music writer and Hank Williams historian, Colin Escott, along with an introduction by Hank Williams, Jr. and afterword by Jett Williams. 
For additional information please visit www.hankwilliamsmothersbest.com.

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