I'm Movin' On | Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee
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I’m Movin’ On
  • Year Inducted: 2003
  • Written In: 1950
Everly Brothers
Ray Charles
Charlie Feathers
Ashley MacIsaac
Willie Nelson
Elvis Presley
The Rolling Stones
George Thorogood and the Destroyers
Ike and Tina Turner

I’m Movin’ On remained in Billboard’s top spot for a remarkable 21 weeks before it began its slow descent back down the charts. A record 44 weeks later, Hank Snow’s tune finally left the charts, making it one of the most successful singles in recorded country music history. During the Korean War, Snow, along with a group of performers, headed to South Korea in an effort to cheer up UN soldiers. His rendition of I’m Movin’ On was so popular that soldiers began to regard the song as a war anthem. It became so engrained in the wartime culture, that a maneuver was named after the Canadian: to “pull a Hank Snow” was a code for soldiers to make an unscheduled retreat or advance. In 1960, Ray Charles took his first recorded foray into country when he re-made Snow’s immortal country classic into an inspired R’n’B rock fusion.

I'm Movin' On (Hank Snow) - performed by Tom Cochrane
"I'm Movin' On", written and composed by Hank Snow, was performed by Canadian recording artist Tom Cochrane at the 2003 CSHF Induction Ceremony.
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