Song Premiere: Jason D. Williams — “Hillbillies and Holy Rollers”

Juli Thanki | May 16th, 2014

Listen to any Jason D. Williams song; by the chorus, it’ll become clear that the piano-pounder is the heir apparent to Jerry Lee Lewis. Williams’ new album, Hillbillies and Holy Rollers (out June 10 on Rockabilly Records), is all killer, no filler, as he intersperses solid originals with covers of songs like “Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “I’ll Fly Away.” This morning, we’re pleased to premiere the title track — co-written with album producer Dale Watson — from that record.

  1. Caroline
    May 16, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    ♡♡ it

  2. Kevin Allison
    May 16, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    Love this song! Cant wait to hear the record!

  3. Gary Thomsen
    May 16, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    Love this song. Can.t wait to hear the whole cd!

  4. Piper
    May 16, 2014 at 11:42 pm

    Nice sampler can’t wait for the rest!!

  5. Nancy
    May 17, 2014 at 12:34 am

    Love it Jason D

  6. Ricky Davis Jr.
    May 17, 2014 at 2:08 am

    Fine sounding tune Mr.Williams! Keep on Rockin’, I own “Tore Up” and I’ll own this album as well!

  7. Paul W Dennis
    May 17, 2014 at 7:40 am

    Jason D Williams puts on the most frenetic high-energy live show of any performer out there. You’ll leave his shows exhausted just from watching him. He charted a pair of songs in 1989 so he’s been around for a while

  8. Coni Michel
    May 17, 2014 at 9:46 am

    Sounds great Jason D…been following you for years as much as driving from Iowa to Mississippi to see you. I have all of your COS and will buy this one as soon as it is available. Good luck my friend.

  9. Greg Nowatzki
    May 17, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    This song is outstanding. Saw Jason D in Oglesby Illinois in 1989 or 1990. He’s gotta be the most energetic performer I’ve ever seen, with the possible exception of Billy Ray Cyrus. Just wish he’d find his way to Las Vegas.

  10. Miss Joyce
    May 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    That’s what I’m talking about, Jason D. Love It! Miss Joyce

  11. Leeann Ward
    May 17, 2014 at 11:16 pm

    I especially love the piano on this!

  12. Eric Dunsdon
    May 18, 2014 at 5:47 am

    A wonderful CD Jason. “I like it.like it, like it!”. This is rock ‘n’ roll.

  13. Cathy
    June 2, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    LIKE IT LIKE IT!!!!
    Can’t wait till you get back to the HEY HEY so we can hear it live in Columbus!
    Missin ya bad!

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