1950 HOT CHART which ranked radio and jukebox play, listed the top song as Pink Champagne by Joe Liggins who also had the top song in 1945, Honeydripper. Every man wanted to be a honeydripper.
Like a lotta legends, Alabama boy HANK WILLIAMS grew up poor, lived fast and died young. Died in the back seat of a moving cadillac. Story goes he was given his first guitar and learned his music from a black street musician called Tee-Tot. “All the musical training I ever had was from him,” Hank said. “I don’t know one note from another.” Don’t know one note from another but he sure knew how to sing em.