Hank Jr. Takes A Stand In Just-Released Song “Take A Knee, Take A Hike”

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Without saying a single word, Hank Williams Jr. dropped a brand-new song overnight that had fans in a frenzy. The country legend has stayed suspiciously quiet about several controversial topics the last few years, and now we know why.

He was saving it all for a song, which he released quietly on October 4th on his official YouTube channel. He didn’t mention a word anywhere on social media – until the video had already gotten thousands of views – letting his lyrics speak for him.

The song is titled “Take A Knee, Take A Hike” and Bocephus certainly takes a stand. He shared the audio on his Facebook page on October 5, letting fans know where they could download it – Apple Music, iTunes, and Spotify – which you can do so here.

Take A Knee, Take A Hike

Take A Knee, Take A HikeLISTEN NOW: http://smarturl.it/TakeAKnee

Posted by Hank Williams Jr. on Friday, October 5, 2018

It is unknown whether the song will be released as a single, or if there is any other music following it.

“Oh, how we all love Monday night / When my song is done everyone’s so pumped and hyped,” he sings in the opening lyrics. “Some won’t stand for the anthem and that’s their right / Well, freedom isn’t free / Our military means our liberty, so if you’re gonna take a knee, take a hike.”

He backs up his argument throughout the song with references to Merle Haggard’s hit “Fightin’ Side of Me” as well as his 2012 song “We Don’t Apologize For America.”

YouTube video

 

YouTube video

“Take A Knee, Take A Hike” has a traditional country feel with an outlaw twist brought to life with fiddle and steel guitar instrumentals.

Listen to Hank Jr.‘s brand new song “Take A Knee, Take A Hike” in the video below.

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