Three of our favorite Hank Williams Jr. songs


Randall Hank Williams, known better by his professional name Hank Williams Jr., or maybe Bocephus, is the son of the country music legend and icon, Hank Williams.

Hank Jr. was born on May 26, 1949, in Shreveport, Louisiana. His career has seen the same success of his father and his sound perfectly blended blues, country, and southern rock!

In celebration of his birthday, here are three of our favorite songs.

“Family Tradition”

You could say that the Williams family has a long family tradition of being musically talented-- from Hank Sr. to Jr, and now Hank Williams III (Hank Jr.'s son). Released in 1979, “Family Tradition” was the title track for his album and peaked at no. 4 on the charts. It is one of his best-known songs and a great one to sing along to.

“All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight”

This 1984 hit could be the anthem to many a young man. It even spent time as the theme song for Monday Night Football. Its music video won “Music Video of the Year” for both the CMAs and ACMs. The song was so good it also had a sequel-- “All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down)”

“A Country Boy Can Survive”

“A Country Boy Can Survive” is the anthem for those who prefer the sticks over city lights. This 1982 song hit no. 2 on the charts and is one of his best-known songs. After 9/11, Hank rewrote the song and titled it “America Will Survive”

Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
First introduced to RFD-TV on Larry’s Country Diner, The Malpass Brothers, modern day troubadours, bring you their very own, brand-new show to RFD-TV. Viewers can enjoy traditional country music from the brother duo of Chris & Taylor Malpass, a featured celebrity guest on each episode, and loads of clever humor.
The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell is one of Ireland’s best known performers – from Australia to Alaska.
Ray’s Roadhouse is a weekly program featuring the music of Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel. Ray and his band Asleep at the Wheel has had a more than 50 year career in the music industry and over the years have earned nine Grammy Awards. The program also will feature guest performers such as Pat Green, Stoney LaRue and Kelly Willis.
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
For more than 20 years on the air during its original run, HEE HAW did more than simply make people laugh; it made an unforgettable mark on country music and became an American Institution.