Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound (song)

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"Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound"
Single by Hank Williams Jr.
from the album Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound
B-side ""O.D.'d in Denver"
Released September 24, 1979
Format CD Single
Recorded 1979
Genre Country
Length 3:09
Label Elektra/Curb
Songwriter(s) Hank Williams Jr.
Producer(s) Jimmy Bowen
Hank Williams Jr. singles chronology
"Family Tradition"
"Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound"
"Women I've Never Had"
"Family Tradition"
"Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound"
"Women I've Never Had"

"Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Hank Williams Jr.. It was released in September 1979 as the first single and title track from his album of the same name. It peaked at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart[1] and reached number-one on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 2
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 389. 
  2. ^ "Hank Williams, Jr. Chart History (Hot Country Songs)" Billboard.
Preceded by
"I Cheated Me Right Out of You"
by Moe Bandy
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

December 22-December 29, 1979
Succeeded by
"Coward of the County"
by Kenny Rogers