The Song “I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive,” was written by Fred Rose and also American Country Music singer-songwriter, Hank Williams.
The song released in 1952, was the last song to be released in Hank’s lifetime. The song reached Number 1 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart, in January in 1953 (posthumously).
The co-writer Fred Rose died just a year after the song’s release.
The song meant to be humorous, took an additional poignancy following the mysterious death of Williams.
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It has been convered by such artits Jimmy Dale Gilmore, Asleep at the Wheel, Jerry Lee Lewis plus others.