I know I am late...it's still Thursday though!
"In 1949 he moved to Nashville, where he became a regular at the Grand Ole Opry. A dependence on pills and alcohol led to his death, at the age of 29, while he was on his way to perform. He was named after Hiram I of Tyre, but his name was misspelled as "Hiriam" on his birth certificate.His songs have been rerecorded by various artists and still act as an influential part of music today, having been covered in a range of pop, gospel, blues and rock styles. His son and grandson are both musicians."
You know what to do! For those of you with a memory span similar to mine: off to the comment section with you and HINT! at this week's special guest. Isn't he just a big piece of eye-candy?
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