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The Campaign

The Reinstate Hank campaign calls for the remittal of Opry star, and country music legend, Hank Williams. More than fifty years have passed since the tragic and untimely death of country music's greatest performer, who made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry on June 11, 1949, with the crowd demanding an unheard of six encores.

A few years later, in 1952, Hiram Hank Williams was dismissed from the Opry with the understanding that he would sober up and then return to the stage that he loved so much. Sadly, he passed away in the back seat of his car a few months later and never made that momentous return.

Despite being one of the most powerfully iconic figures in American music, Hank Williams has yet to be reinstated to the Opry. Now, your help is needed to honor and preserve his legacy. Join the campaign and add your signature to the petition to Reinstate Hank Williams to the Grand Ole Opry.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Updated: Netherlands Active With Reinstate Hank Williams

Howdy Folks!

The Netherlands is lighting up with signature activity on the Reinstate Hank Williams campaign. This is due in no small part to "RestlessinAmsterdam But ReinstateHankWorldwide", a wonderful supporter based in Amsterdam, Holland.

Reinstate Hank is truely going World Wide. Visit the link below to see the effort in action:

http://www.reinstatehank.gh.hyves.nl/

Thanks for everyone's support, and lets keep sharing the petition! If you haven't signed yet, you can sign the petition at the link below:

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/reinstate-hank-williams/sign.html

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Tattoo Artist Squench Signs Petition

Howdy Folks!

The good news just keeps on coming! It's confirmed that the talent behind Squench's Tattoo's (TM) signed the Reinstate Hank Williams Petition! Special thanks to Wayne for making that happen!

Drop by and say thanks to Squench if you like. You can find him on Myspace below:

http://www.myspace.com/squenchstattoos

As always, if you haven't signed the petition yet, you can do so by visiting HERE.

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Howdy Folks!

There's so many ways to help spread word of the petition, and one of the best ways is to actually be able to add the banner that links directly to the Reinstate Petition. You can do that right now if you like! Simply copy and paste the code to any online website, webpage, Myspace, Facebook, or any page that allows you to add code.






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Saturday, August 16, 2008

King of Juke Joint Swing Wayne Hancock Signs Petition

Howdy Folks!

It's confirmed that Wayne "The Train" Hancock, also respected as The King of Juke Joint Swing has signed the Reinstate Hank Williams Petition.

http://www.waynehancock.com
http://www.myspace.com/waynehancock

This news comes shortly after word that Dale Watson, also of Austin Tx. signed the petition. Attention continues to grow and the signatures keep coming! More great news coming...

Have you signed yet? Visit the link below to Sign Today, and Thank You!

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/reinstate-hank-williams/sign.html

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Daughter of Original 'Driftin Cowboys' Signs Reinstate Hank Petition

Howdy Folks!

Daughter of the late Dennis Brown, one of the Original 'Driftin Cowboys', has signed the Reinstate Hank Petition. She left wonderful public comments and they're noted below:

"My Father, Paul Dennis, was one of the original drifting cowboys. He went home to be with the Lord on June 28, 2002. Also, my dad's longtime buddy and musician friend Lum York. I know that they would be the first to say that Hank Williams, Sr. should be reinstated. I feel that it would be an injustice to not only Hank but his family, friends, and loyal country music fans. I ask that you do the right thing.....reinstate Hank Williams, Sr. to his rightful place.

Thank you,

Millie Dennis Brown"

Thank you so much Millie Brown and to all that have signed the petition! If you haven't yet signed the petition, please visit the following link:

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/reinstate-hank-williams/sign.html

And PLEASE help share the above link by e-mailing the link, writing a blog, or any other way you can help spread the information to others.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

CEO of Thunder Records Signs Petition

Howdy Folks!

Thunder Records CEO Jeffery Wilson has signed the Reinstate Hank Petition! Public comment included: "As CEO of Thunder Records & "The Medallions", # 1 Hit "Watcha Gonna Do?" ( Secondary Mkt./ USA/ Indie Charts....HANK SHOULD BE THERE!"

A big thanks to Jeffery Wilson and everyone who has signed the Petition to date! If you haven't signed the petition yet, just CLICK HERE TO SIGN NOW.

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Legend Dale Watson Signs Petition

Howdy Folks!

I received confirmation from Dale this morning that it was indeed him that signed the Reinstate Hank Williams Petition #28059. The public comment he left on the petition was "It's the right thing to do."

I couldn't agree more, and we all feel the same! Let's keep sharing the Petition with friends and family and ask them to do the same!

And a very big thanks to Dale Watson, who also has a Reinstate Banner!!!

http://www.dalewatson.com
http://www.myspace.com/dalewatson

The world is now watching, and it's up to all of us to keep pushing the message out! More to come...I'm sure!

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Friday, August 8, 2008

Reinstate Hank Hits 28,000+

The Reinstate Hank Williams Petition has reached the 28,000+ mark and continues to rise! Sign it if you haven't, but don't forget to help share the Petition with others, and ask them to do the same.

Just send them the following link: http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/reinstate-hank-williams/sign.html

Signatures are coming in from all over the World and there's a noticeable increase in traffic! Thanks to everyone for sharing the banner on Myspace and continuing to nudge friends and family to sign and share the Petition link.

You can get the banner for Myspace by visiting http://www.myspace.com/reinstatehankwilliams

SIGN THE PETITION HERE

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Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Comments From The Petition - 06 Aug 2008

If you haven't taken time to read the comments on the Petition, here's a handful from the past few days. It's always a pleasure to hear what's on the people's mind. The emotions run across the board, and are of course the opinion of the individual being quoted.

"please reinstate hank williams, from a little bisket eater from way back (card carrying)
lets do this now!" Aug 4th

"come on folks, sign this petition. lets get hank back to his home." Aug 5th

"Reinstate Hank you dogs. You've been banking on his name and style for over 50 years." Aug 5th

"Hank deserves to be in the opry. Taylor Swift needs to be opted out." Aug 3rd

"It is a disgrace that this man who has molded country music into the mecca of all music entertainment hasn't been given the recognition he is due. Listening to this new stuff that is now "country". It amazes me that this man who defined country music, is absent from such a forum." Aug 2nd

SIGNATURES VIEWABLE HERE

If you haven't signed the petition yet, CLICK HERE TO SIGN IT NOW!

Most importantly, please help spread the word about the Petition! Thanks!

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Monday, August 4, 2008

Sept 6th - The Reinstate Hank petition book and special guest - Blake Judd from Judd Films.

Metal Farm Release Party & Poster Sneak Preview

Mark your calendars...Metal Farm Release Party at Shake It Records, Cincinnati, OH on Saturday, Sept. 6th.


Live music from The Kentucky Struts & Straw Boss! Art display from Keith Neltner, Mike Amann & Roman Titus.


The Reinstate Hank petition book and special guest - Blake Judd from Judd Films.