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Big Bill Lister


Big Expenses Lister switched his early 1950’s stint as Hank Williams’ starting act and rhythm guitarist into many hits when he documented versions of Williams’ tunes, “Countryfied,” “THE TINY Home We Built Just above the Hill,” and, most memorably, “There is a Tear in my own Ale. His skill like a performer held his profession afloat lengthy after he halted producing hit tunes, and his honky-tonk design drew from in the united states spectrum. His relatively raw sound might have held him from being truly a industrial smash, but his almost 50-year career held soldiering on anyhow.

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Full Name Big Bill Lister
Died December 1, 2009, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Music Songs There's a Tear in My Beer, RC Cola And Moon Pie, Countryfied, The Little House That We Built, Old Hank, Story Behind Tear in My Beer, Louisiana, Moon Mullican And A Million Seller, Laughs On The Road, Don Helms and Hank, Hank Writes Countryfied, Friends Find Bill In New York, The Hadacol Caravan, Hank Jr. & Sr. Make History, The Dinossaur Is Done, Your Cheating Heart, A Hit Song Don't Care Who Sings It, Big Bill Meets Hank, Long Gone Daddy, I Can't Help It, The Beginning of the End, Cold Cold Heart, Long Gone Lonesome Blues, Jambalaya
Albums Remembering Hank Williams

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1 He and his wife, Lila, were married for 65 years until her death.
2 He is survived by his son, Weldon E. Lister.
3 Country singer.



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