“Angel of Death” [Dark Country: Songs For October]

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Hank Williams: “Angel of Death”

Hank again (it always comes back to Hank), with a down-tempo meditation on death asking a simple question: “are you ready?” Like so much country music, the dark themes aren’t just for kicks: they’re a serious warning for people to prepare to meet the Lord, just like it says in “the great book of John.”