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Charlie Daniels is featured in the latest issue of Esquire.

I like Charlie Daniels but have never been a huge fan.

Charlie is now 72 years old.

Of course, the reason I mention the interview  is because he talks about Hank Williams in this brief quote.

That lonesome whip-poor-will, he sounds too blue to fly, the midnight train is whining low, I’m so lonesome I could cry.” Shakespeare never said it any better. But you can like Hank Williams and you can still like Shakespeare.

This relates back to the famous “Hillbilly Shakespeare” quote about Hank Williams. Some of these days I’ll do a little article on this comparison.

Here’s the Esquire link.

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