Lord Build Me A Cabin – Hank Williams


“Lord Build Me A Cabin” is a classic country gospel song written by Hank Williams, one of the most iconic and influential figures in the history of country music. The song was recorded in 1949 and was released as the B-side to “I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still in Love with You).”

The song’s lyrics speak to the desire for a simple, humble life, and the longing for a place to call home. The chorus goes, “Lord, build me a cabin in the corner of glory land / And in the shade of the tree of life that it may ever stand / Where I can hear the angels sing and shake Jesus’ hand / Lord, build me a cabin in the corner of glory land.”

Hank Williams’ version of the song features his trademark twangy vocals, accompanied by a simple acoustic guitar. The stripped-down arrangement and heartfelt delivery give the song a raw and authentic feel that’s characteristic of Williams’ style.

“Lord Build Me A Cabin” has become a beloved classic in the country gospel genre and has been covered by numerous artists over the years. The song’s message of hope, faith, and the desire for a better life has resonated with listeners for generations, and it remains a testament to Hank Williams’ enduring influence on country music.

Whether you’re a fan of classic country or simply appreciate a great gospel song, “Lord Build Me A Cabin” is a must-hear. So sit back, relax, and let Hank Williams’ heartfelt vocals transport you to the corner of glory land.

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