Two of country music's most popular trailblazers, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline have both touched the lives of country music fans everywhere. The mark that they have left on country music will forever be remembered and celebrated. The song, "Lovesick Blues" was recorded by both artists, and we want to know who you prefer to sing this country classic!
"Lovesick Blues" was originally written as a show tune and first appeared in a 1922 musical titled Oh, Ernest. Eventually in 1948, Hank Williams was persuaded to sing the song during his first appearance on the country music radio show, Louisiana Hayride. Of course the song became an instant success with it's simple country melody, and quickly reached #1 on the Billboard country charts.
Of course this song was played on jukeboxes nationwide, and eventually led to covers of the popular tune. Most famously, Patsy Cline performed the song in 1960 on the Community Jamboree. With such a unique tone, Cline delivers an amazing performance of the song, and gives Williams a run for his money!
Take a listen to both performances below and decide who you would rather hear sing, "Lovesick Blues". Let us know!
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