I think they're so evocative," the filmmaker said, adding that he wanted to tell the story of Williams not "through all of his greatest hits" but rather of how influential he was on American music.
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I still get identified like, `Oh, the country singer Holly Williams,' and there's nothing wrong with `country singer.' ... Hank Williams had a famous quote that said, `I don't know what you mean by country.
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