Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound (album)

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Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound
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Studio album by Hank Williams, Jr.
Released November 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Country
Length 29:52
Label Elektra/Curb (Reissue)
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Hank Williams, Jr. chronology
Family Tradition
(1978)Family Tradition1978
Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound
Habits Old and New
(1980)Habits Old and New1980
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound is a studio album by country music artist Hank Williams, Jr. that was released by Elektra Records/Curb Records in November 1979, his fourth on the Elektra/Curb labels. The full-length album was Williams' second of 1979, with Family Tradition released in April.


Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, his second consecutive Top 5 for the label and only his second Top 5 album since 1969's Live at Cobo Hall. It was certified Platinum by the RIAA, marking it as his third Gold album certification and his first Platinum album. The album generated two major hit singles, the title track and "Women I've Never Had", that peaked at number 2 and number 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and would become two of Williams' most well known and popular songs.

Track listing[edit]

  • All Songs Written By Hank Williams Jr., except where noted.
  1. "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound" 3:11
  2. "Tired of Being Johnny B. Good" 2:35
  3. "Outlaw Women" 3:02
  4. "(I Don't Have) Anymore Love Songs" 2:24
  5. "White Lightnin'" (J.P. Richardson) 2:21
  6. "Women I've Never Had" 2:52
  7. "O.D.'d in Denver" 2:40
  8. "Come and Go Blues" (Gregg Allman) 4:05
  9. "Old Nashville Cowboy" (Rock Killough, McClellan) 3:04
  10. "The Conversation" (Albright, Jennings, Williams) 3:51


Year Single US
1979 "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound" 2
1980 "Women I've Never Had" 5



  • Produced By Jimmy Bowen
  • Engineered By Jimmy Bowen & Ron Treat


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