Who Am I

Album: Not Released On an Album (1989)
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  • As the granddaughter of Hank Williams Sr. and the daughter of Hank Williams, Jr. it is no surprise that Holly Williams has been penning songs from an early age. This was the first song the Americana singer-songwriter ever wrote. She told American Songwriter magazine in November 2012: "I can literally sing it to this day. I still kind of love the chorus. At the time, I was obsessed with getting it to Debbie Gibson. Obsessed.
    I wasn't really listening to country music then. I was only eight years old and it was a pretty heavy song about a woman in mourning wondering where her place was in the world. I don't know how I came up with these things!"
  • Asked by American Songwriter what happened to the song, Williams replied: "I sing it in the shower, very loudly, when my husband and dogs are not home. It's a belter!"
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