Hank Thompson. Kindly Keep It Country

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Hank Thompson released Kindly Keep It Country on the Dot label in 1973. The songs on this excellent album include Kindly Keep It Country; Jill's Jack In The Box; Southern Loving; Four In The Morning; I Ain't Never; The Older The Violin The Sweeter The Music; A Corner Of My Life; Little Red Wagon; Behind Closed Doors; Lord Knows I'm Drinking and A Six-Pack To Go.

This album made it to number 22 on the Country Album Chart in 1973. This copy of the album was a promotional copy for radio station use. This album is in near mint condition, the cover shows a little self wear.

Henry William Thompson was born in 1925 and was best known as Hank Thompson. He was a singer, songwriter, musician and country music singer. His career spanned seven decades. 

Thompson's musical style, characterized as honky tonk Western swing, was a mixture of fiddles, electric guitar and steel guitar that featured his distinctive, smooth baritone vocals.

 

The 1987 novel Crazy Heart by Thomas Cobb was inspired by Thompson's life, specifically by his practice of picking up a local band to back him when he toured. In 2009 Cobb's novel was turned into a successful starring Jeff Bridges.