Chanteur Country US né Daniel Raye Andrade le 2 Septembre 1929 à Taunton (Massachusetts). Joe Lombardie (Hank The Drifter) passionné d'Hank Williams, a débuté au milieu des années cinquante en enregistrant pour New England Records de Houston (Texas), puis dans les années soixante-dix, pour Crypto Records. Surnommé le "Fantôme d'Hank Williams", il aurait pu devenir, avec un peu plus de chance, un chanteur Country connu.

US Country singer born Daniel Raye Andrade on September 2, 1929 in Taunton (Massachusetts). Joe Lombardie (Hank The Drifter) impassioned of Hank Williams, began in the medium from the Fifties while recording for New England Records from Houston (Texas), then in the Seventies, for Crypto Records. Called the "Phantom of Hank Williams", it could have become, with a little more chance, known a Country singer.

Talents : Singer

Style musical : Traditional Country, Honky Tonk

Hank Williams Is Singing Again (1955) (Hank The Drifter)

Let's All Rock AnD Roll (1956) (Joe Lombardie)

BILL COLLECTOR'S BLUES (1956) (Hank The Drifter)

DON'T YOU LOCK YOUR DADDY OUT (1956 ?) (Hank The Drifter)

PAINTED DOLL (1962) (Hank The Drifter)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

1955 SP NEW ENGLAND FO-7W-1668/9 (US) HANK The DRIFTER & His DRIFTING HILLBILLIES - Hank Williams Is Singing Again / Cheaters Never Win
1956 SP NEW ENGLAND G7-OW-4475/9 (US) Joe LOMBARDIE & The CATS - Cold River Blues / Let's All Rock And Roll
1956 SP NEW ENGLAND G7-OW-4479/80 (US) HANK The DRIFTER & His DRIFTING HILLBILLIES - Cold River Blues / Bill Collector's Blues
1956? SP NEW ENGLAND G7-OW-4481/2
 (US)
Don't You Lock Your Daddy Out (HANK The DRIFTER & His DRIFTING HILLBILLIES) / I'm Crying My Heart Out For You (HANK The DRIFTER)
03/1961 SP NEW ENGLAND 235 (US) HANK The DRIFTER & His DRIFTING HILLBILLIES - I'm Gonna' Spin My Wheels / Hank Williams Is Singing Again
06/1962 SP NEW ENGLAND 1006 (US) Bill Collectors Blues (HANK The DRIFTER) / I'm Crying My Heart Out For You (Joe LOMBARDIE)
06/1962 SP NEW ENGLAND 1007 (US) HANK The DRIFTER - Cold River Blues / Cheaters Never Win
09/1962 SP NEW ENGLAND 1010 (US) Hank You're Gone (But Not Forgotten) (Joe LOMBARDIE) / Painted Doll (HANK The DRIFTER)
1964 SP NEW ENGLAND 1012 (US) HANK The DRIFTER - Hank You're Gone (But Not Forgotten) / Hank Williams Is Still Singing Again
1964 SP NEW ENGLAND 1015 (US) Joe LOMBARDIE & The CATS - Let's All Rock 'n Roll / Cold River Blues
1964 SP NEW ENGLAND 1019 (US) Hank Williams Ghost (HANK The DRIFTER, Vocals & Martin GUITAR) / I'm So Thankful (HANK The DRIFTER & The WESTERN FIDDLIN' RAMBLERS)
1964 SP NEW ENGLAND 1022 (US) HANK The DRIFTER - Hank Williams Is Singing Again / She Was Gone
1964 SP NEW ENGLAND 1023 (US) She's My Bayou Baby (HANK The DRIFTER, Vocals, & VOELKER FAMILY) / Evil Heart (Joe LOMBARDIE)


Albums

1961 LP 12" NEW ENGLAND 90552 (US) A Lonely Stranger (Drifting Through Your Town) - Evil Heart / It's Honky Tonk Music / All These Things You Can't Erase / I Hadn't Oughta Went In / A Lonely Stranger Drifting Through Your Town / Don't Let It Get You Down / Why Did It Have To Be Me / Your'e Making A Wreck Out Of Me / You're Paying For It Now / I Never Had The Blues, Til I Met You / The Bill Collectors Blues / I'm Gonna Spin My Wheels
1980 LP 12" CATTLE LP 07 (GER) HANK THE DRIFTER - Hank Williams Is Singing Again / I'm Crying My Heart Out / Don't You Lock Your Daddy Out / The Bill Collector's Blues / Cheaters Never Win / Cold River Blues / Why Did It Have To Be Me / You're Paying For It Now / I'm So Thankful / Painted Doll / A Lonely Stranger, Drifting Through You Town / Hank Williams' Ghost

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