December 28

QUESTION:

Hank Williams gave his son, Hank Williams Jr, the nickname ‘Bocephus’ inspired by what or whom? Was it: [a] a pet possum he had as a child, [b] a ventriloquist’s dummy he saw at the Grand Ole Opry, or [c] an elderly Mississippi blues singer.

ANSWER:

[b] Bocephus was the name of the dummy that was part of comedian-ventriloquist Rod Brasfield’s act frequently featured on shows at the Grand Ole Opry.