Hank Williams discography

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Hank Williams discography
Studio albums 12
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 19
Singles 61
No.1 Single 11

This article documents the discography of American country music singer-songwriter, Hank Williams.


Year Album Peak chart positions RIAA Label
US Country US CAN Country
1952 Hank Williams Sings MGM
Moanin' the Blues
1953 Memorial Album
Hank Williams as Luke the Drifter
1954 Honky Tonkin'
I Saw the Light
Ramblin' Man
1957 36 of His Greatest Hits
Sing Me a Blue Song
1958 Hank Williams Sings 36 More of His Great Hits
The Immortal Hank Williams
1959 The Unforgettable Hank Williams
1960 Wait for the Light to Shine
The Lonesome Sound of Hank Williams
1961 The First, Last & Always
I'm Blue Inside
1962 Hank Williams on Stage
1963 On Stage Volume II
1965 Father & Son (w/ Hank Williams, Jr.) 8 139
1966 The Legend Lives Anew 35
1967 Hank Williams / Hank Williams Jr. Again
(w/ Hank Williams, Jr.)
1968 In the Beginning 37
Hank Williams' Greatest Hits 42 Platinum
1969 The Essential Hank Williams 25
1970 Life to Legend 34
1973 The Legend of Hank Williams in Song and Story
(w/ Hank Williams, Jr.)
1974 Insights Into Hank Williams in Song and Story 37
1976 Hank Williams, Sr. / Live at the Grand Ole Opry 13 27
24 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits 16 Platinum
1977 24 Greatest Hits Vol. 2 49 Polydor
1978 40 Greatest Hits Platinum Mercury
1985 Just Me and My Guitar CMF
1992 The Best of Hank & Hank (w/ Hank Williams, Jr.) 44 179 26 Curb
1994 The Hits, Volume 1 Mercury
1996 Three Hanks: Men with Broken Hearts
(w/ Hank Williams, Jr. & Hank Williams III)
29 Curb
1998 The Complete Hank Williams Mercury
20 of Hank Williams' Greatest Hits Gold
2002 The Ultimate Collection 32
2005 Hank Williams Gold
2008 The Unreleased Recordings 42 Time Life
The Unreleased Recordings 49
2009 The Unreleased Recordings: Gospel Keepsakes 51
The Unreleased Recordings: Revealed 64
2010 The Complete Mother's Best Recordings...Plus!
2011 Bound for the Promised Land 53
Icon: Hank Williams 51 Mercury
2012 The Greatest Hits Live: Volume 1 61 Time Life
The Greatest Hits Live: Volume 2 67
The Lost Concerts 66
2014 The Garden Spot Programs, 1950[1] 43 Omnivore


Year Song Peak positions Album
US Country US
1947 “Never Again (Will I Knock on Your Door)” singles only
“Wealth Won't Save Your Soul”
“My Love for You (Has Turned to Hate)”
“Pan American”
Move It On Over 4
“On the Banks of the Old Ponchartrain”
1948 “My Sweet Love Ain't Around” Moanin' the Blues
"Honky Tonkin'" 14 Honky Tonkin'
“I'm a Long Gone Daddy” 6 Moanin' the Blues
I Saw the Light I Saw the Light
“A Mansion on the Hill” 12 Hank Williams Sings
1949 Lovesick Blues 1 24 Moanin' the Blues
“Wedding Bells” 2 Hank Williams Sings
Mind Your Own Business 5 singles only
“You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)” 4
My Bucket's Got a Hole in It 2 Honky Tonkin'
1950 “I Just Don't Like This Kind of Living” 5 single only
Long Gone Lonesome Blues 1 Moanin' the Blues
Why Don't You Love Me 1 single only
“Why Should We Try Anymore” 9 Sing Me a Blue Song
“Moanin' the Blues” 1 Moanin' the Blues
1951 Cold, Cold Heart 1 The Memorial Album
“Howlin' at the Moon” 3 Honky Tonkin'
Hey Good Lookin' 1 The Memorial Album
“(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle” 9 Ramblin' Man
“Baby, We're Really in Love” 4 Honky Tonkin'
1952 Honky Tonk Blues 2 Moanin' the Blues
Half as Much 2 The Memorial Album
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) 1 20 Honky Tonkin'
“Settin' the Woods on Fire” 2 The Memorial Album
I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive 1 Honky Tonkin'


Year Song US Country Original A-side single
1949 “Never Again (Will I Knock on Your Door)” 6 “Lovesick Blues”
Lost Highway 12 “You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)”
1950 “My Son Calls Another Man Daddy” 9 “Long Gone Lonesome Blues”
“They'll Never Take Her Love from Me” 5 “Why Should We Try Anymore”
“Nobody's Lonesome for Me” 9 “Moanin' the Blues”
1951 “Dear John” 8 “Cold, Cold Heart”
“I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)” 2 “Howlin' at the Moon”
“Crazy Heart” 4 “(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle”
1952 You Win Again 10 “Settin' the Woods on Fire”
1953 Your Cheatin' Heart(posthumous) 1 “Kaw-Liga”

Posthumous singles[edit]

Year Song Peak positions Album
US Country US
1953 Kaw-Liga 1 The Memorial Album
Take These Chains from My Heart 1 Ramblin' Man
“I Won't Be Home No More” 4 Honky Tonkin'
“Weary Blues from Waitin'” 7 Moanin' the Blues (1956 album)
“Calling You” I Saw the Light
1954 “Low Down Blues” Moanin' the Blues (1956 album)
“How Can You Refuse Him Now” I Saw the Light
“I Ain't Go Nothin' but Time” single only
“Angel of Death” I Saw the Light
1955 “Please Don't Let Me Love You” 9 The Immortal Hank Williams
“Message to My Mother” I Saw the Light (1956 album)
“Teardrop on a Rose” single only
“At the First Fall of Snow” The Immortal Hank Williams
“Battle of Armagedeon” single only
1956 “California Zephyr” The Immortal Hank Williams
“I Wish I Had a Nickel”
“Singing Waterfall” Sing Me a Blue Song
“The Pale Horse and His Rider” singles only
1957 “Ready to Go Home”
“Leave Me Alone with the Blues”
“Waltz of the Wind” The Immortal Hank Williams
1958 My Bucket's Got a Hole in It Honky Tonkin'
“Just Waitin'” single only
1965 “Lovesick Blues” Father and Son
“The Pale Horse and His Rider” (w/ Audrey Williams) Mr. and Mrs. Hank Williams
1966 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry 43 109 Legend Lives Anew with Strings
“They'll Never Take Her Love from Me”
1967 “Dear John” Hank Williams More with Strings
1976 “Why Don't You Love Me” 61 Insight into Hank Williams


  1. ^ "Press Release: Hank Williams The Garden Spot Programs, 1950". Omnivore Recordings. March 27, 2014. Retrieved April 8, 2014.