Tom T. Hall

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Tom T. Hall (born May 25, 1936 in Olive Hill, Kentucky) is an American country singer and songwriter. His early career included being a radio announcer at WRON, a local radio station in Ronceverte, West Virginia. In 1964 he moved to Nashville, TN, and within months already had songs climbing the charts. Nicknamed "The Story Teller", he has written songs for dozens of country stars such as Johnny Cash, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings, and Alan Jackson. One of the most popular songs he has written is "Harper Valley PTA", originally recorded by Jeannie C. Riley, which sold over six million copies and won both a Grammy and CMA award.


He has a son, Dean Hall, who is also a singer and member of the MuzikMafia.

Some of his other more notable songs include:

  • The Year That Clayton Delaney Died
  • Old Dogs, Children, And Watermelon Wine
  • Ravishing Ruby
  • I Love
  • That Song Is Driving Me Crazy
  • Country Is
  • I Like Beer
  • Faster Horses (The Cowboy And The Poet)
  • Fox On The Run
  • Your Man Loves You, Honey

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