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Glenn has a guitar from Hank Williams

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Did you know Glenn Beck owns a guitar that was a gift from Hank Williams, Jr.?

Glenn told the story on Thursday’s “The Glenn Beck Radio Program” when Texas-based country singer Aaron Watson dropped by the studio.

He said that Williams gave him the guitar after the controversy over his lead-in on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” Williams performed the song asking sports fans “are you ready for some football?” until ESPN pulled his lead-in from the program following the backlash over his comments on then-President Barack Obama.

As Glenn described the story, Williams smashed a bunch of guitars after his song was pulled from “Monday Night Football, but he had one left.

“’I was about to take the last one and smash it, and I decided, it’s gotta go to Beck,’” Glenn remembered him saying.

To see more from Glenn, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Glenn Beck Radio Program” with Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, Stu Burguiere and Jeffy Fisher weekdays 9 a.m.–noon ET on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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