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Story Behind the Hank Williams Commemorative Stamp
By Beecher O'Quinn
McKinnis Books
2005
216 Pages
ISBN:  0-61512-893-9

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The Story Behind The Hank Williams Commemorative Stamp celebrates the story behind the Hank Williams commemorative stamp and recognizes the dedication and efforts of author Beecher O'Quinn, Jr. and those who worked with him on this stamp project that honors Hank WIlliams for all of the beautiful words and music he left for enjoyment by people throughout the world.

This wonderful and detailed book hails over 130 photos of Hank Williams. Some of which are published for the first time.

  • Displays original letters of support from U. S. Congressmen, Senators, Mayors and Governors, including former Arkansas Governor, Bill Clinton.
  • Exhibits the Letter from the Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee in Washington, DC, which recognizes more support for the Hank WIlliams Stamp than for the Elvis Presley stamp.
  • Letters from Hank Williams, jr., Jett Williams, Charley Pride and many other correspondences.
  • Includes an exquisite article with photos of Don Howard Surface, the relief driver from Bluefield, West Virginia who was hired to help drive Hank Williams to Canton, Ohio on January 1, 1953.

Tis is a terrific book for all Hank Williams and country music fans. The book is available from the International Traditional Country Music Fan Club, 101 Cripple Creek Road, Watauga, TN 37694.