A-Me-Oh-Mio, Hank Williams Awarded Special Citation By Pulitzer Prize Board

Today the Pulitzer Prize Board awarded Nashville’s Hank Williams a special citation for “transforming country music into a major musical and cultural force in American life.” The citation praises Williams for his “craftsmanship as a songwriter who expressed universal feelings with poignant simplicity” and recognizes his lasting impact and influence on a “wide range of musicians and performers.”

In 2008 the board awarded a similar citation to singer songwriter Bob Dylan.

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