r don williams and hank williams related? if so ......how?

It seems that Don Williams Jr and Hank Williams don't have any blood relation.

Don Williams was born on May 27, 1939 in Floydada, Texas. His father was a mechanic whose job took him to other regions and much of his childhood was spent in Corpus Christi, Texas. Williams’ mother played guitar and he grew up listening to country music.

Hank Williams on the other hand was born in September 1923 in a small Alabama farming community about 70 miles south of Montgomery. His father was a railroad engineer who was also a victim of shell shock after a year of fighting in France in 1918 during World War I and spent many years in veterans hospitals.

Hank's mother, Lillian Skipper Williams, played the organ in their local church and taught him gospel songs when he was six.

There are plenty of well-known families throughout music history: Tim Buckley and his son Jeff Buckley, the Beach Boy's Wilson brothers, but some musicians are related in ways that are more unexpected or even obscured.

Check out these eight pairs of musicians that you may not know are related shared by Musictimes.com.

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