Hey, Good Lookin'" is a song created and recorded by Hank Williams as a variation of a song of the same name, similar lyrics, and similar melody written by Cole Porter in 1942. Williams' version was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001. Since its original 1951 recording it has been covered by a variety of artists. [1 ]
Content [ edit ]
The song "begins with simple flattery from a man who feels like he's got what it takes to cook up some homemade love."
Chart performance [ edit ]
Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
Appearances in other media [ edit ]
The song appears in the video game
, on the country music radio station K-Rose. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Charted cover versions [ edit ]
Also in 1951,
Jo Stafford and Frankie Laine released a rendition of the song as a duet. This rendition peaked at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. [3 ]
Ray Charles covered the song in the first volume of his 1962 album . Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music
The Mavericks version [ edit ]
Country music band
The Mavericks released a cover version in 1992 from the album This rendition peaked at number 74 on the country singles charts. From Hell to Paradise. [4 ]
Jimmy Buffett/Clint Black/Kenny Chesney/Alan Jackson/Toby Keith/George Strait version [ edit ]
Jimmy Buffett recorded a version for his album. License to Chill Clint Black, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith and George Strait were all featured on this rendition, which peaked at #8 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Billboard Hot Country Songs) charts in 2004. It was also the last Top Ten country hit for Black. This rendition was made into a music video, directed by Trey Fanjoy and Stan Kellam.
Chart positions [ edit ]
The song debuted at number 36 on the U.S.
Billboard Hot Country Songs for the week ending May 29, 2004.
Year-end charts [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Coral Reefer Band
Sound board live albums