Hank Williams' Five Most Haunting Performances

On the 65th anniversary of his death, Rolling Stone Country looks at five of the country icon's most chilling vocal deliveries

"I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive" (1952)

Released in 1952, this cleverly titled single would prove to be tragically prescient: Williams died the following year. The song hit Number One after his death, and has come to define the singer's doomed fate. In the throes of his drinking at the time he recorded the song, Williams' vocal on the track still stands among his finest.