1983 Hank Williams Jr – Man of Steel

Man of Steel is a studio album by American country music artist Hank Williams Jr. It was released by Warner Bros./Curb Records in September 1983, peaking at number 3 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The title track of the album and the song “Queen of My Heart” were released as singles, peaking at number 3 and number 5 respectively on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Man of Steel was Williams’ tenth album to reach the top five on the Top Country Albums chart and was his tenth album to be certified Gold by the RIAA. Man of Steel was nominated by the Academy of Country Music for the Album of the Year award in 1984.


1Man of Steel (Hank Williams Jr)4:36
2The Air That I Breathe (Albert Hammond, Mike Hazlewood)4:03
3Woman on the Run (Bobby Keel, Tana Keel, Tony Stampley, Williams)3:17
4She Had Me (Hank Williams Jr)2:06
5Midnight Rider (Gregg Allman, Robert Payne)2:52
6Lovesick Blues (Cliff Friend, Irving Mills)2:12
7Queen of My Heart (Hank Williams Jr)3:46
8Now I Know How George Feels (Hank Williams Jr)2:44
9It Just Don’t Get It No More (Tony Joe White)2:48
10Orange Blossom Special (Ervin T Rouse)5:55



BassDavid Hungate
DrumsCraig Krampf
GuitarReggie Young
GuitarKenny Mims
GuitarBillie Walker
Steel GuitarEddie Long
Steel GuitarSonny Garrish
Acoustic GuitarHank Williams Jr
Acoustic GuitarKenny Mims
Acoustic GuitarBillie Walker
Acoustic GuitarRay Edenton
12 String GuitarRandy Scruggs
BanjoRichard Kane
DobroHank Williams Jr
DobroJerry Douglas
MandolinKieran Kane
MandolinVernon Derrick
KeyboardsLarry Muhoberac
KeyboardsHargus Robbins
SynthesizerAlan Steinberger
FiddleHerbert Hessler
FiddleLisa Silver
FiddleVernon Derrick
ClarinetCarlos Nostros
FluteJim Horn
SaxJim Horn
TromboneIrv Kane
TrumpetTerry Mead
PercussionTerry McMillan

Liner Notes

Producer – Hank Williams Jr, Jimmy Bowen
Recorded By – Hank Williams Jr, Jimmy Bowen

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Design – Denise Minobe
Illustration – J. Daniel Chapman
Photography By – Jim Shea

Produced For – Jimmy Bowen Productions, Inc.
Record Company – Warner Communications
Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Manufactured By – WEA Manufacturing
Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation