Drifting Cowboy: Hank Williams (Step 3) Drifting Cowboy: Hank Williams (Step 3)
By Maria Sonora ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) By MGM Records via Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain) But that pain and trouble spilled over into... Drifting Cowboy: Hank Williams (Step 3)

By Maria Sonora
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 3)

By MGM Records via Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

But that pain and trouble spilled over into his professional life. He needed pain killers for back pain. He drank too much, and his marriage failed. He lost his work at the Grand Ole Opry for drunkenness and failing to appear.

And he would fail to appear one last time. On his way to Canton, Ohio, it was now after midnight. Hank and his driver crossed the Tennessee State line and arrived in Bristol, ...

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