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  1. From American Idol to The Voice, Texas singer gets 2nd chance at fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | CultureMap

    ... most memorable singing talent. Head busted out "Me and Jesus" during Monday night's show. The song, written by Tom T. Hall, quickly rose to the top of the iTunes chart. Head starts it off slow and than takes off like a freight train, with a sound ...

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  2. Tom T. Hall's 'Me and Jesus': An Unlikely 'Voice'-Resurrected Hit That Somehow Feels Very 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Billboard

    "Me and Jesus," a No. 98 hit for legendary country singer-songwriter Tom T. Hall on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1972, would hardly seem like an obvious song choice for a music competition show.

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  3. See Billy Gilman's Soaring Martina McBride Cover on 'The Voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | RollingStone

    ... away with a bluegrass ("Can we get a real banjo player?" humorously begs coach Blake Shelton, pre-show) spin on Tom T. Hall's "Me and Jesus" (also recorded by George Jones and Tammy Wynette, as well as Brad Paisley for 2014's ). "Bluegrass, blues, ...

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  4. Lee Thomas Miller on 'Perfect Storm' That Led to Stapleton, Paisley HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... to land a spot in Alabama's touring band, where he could put his multi-instrumentalist skills to work. When Tom T. Hall offered him some work as a fiddle player, though, Miller quickly accepted, joining Hall's band for a Florida tour that July. The ...

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  5. ACL Review: Willie Nelson Abbott's 83-years-young son sanctifies allRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... his life. That angel flew too close to the ground once more, but the still is still moving to him. He nodded to Tom T. Hall with a blues-tinged "Shoeshine Man" and to his chief guitar influence on Django Reinhardt's "Nuages." Then, as the sun began ...

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  6. Rewinding the Country Charts: In 1968, Jeannie C. Riley's 'Harper...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Billboard

    ... song by a woman to rule both surveys, and none would again until Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" in 1981. Written by Tom T. Hall, "Valley" tells the story of the widow Johnson and her teenage daughter, who attends Harper Valley Jr. High. Not pleased with ...

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  7. Day in History: Lake City honors former coach Tom MahoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    a Entertainers Tom T. Hall and Johnny Russell will appear as part of the Houston Athletic Booster Club 10th annual country concert. The first fund raising concert was in 1982 and featured Marty Robbins. a Rochester John Marshall High School featured ...

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  8. Lovable larrikins on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Thursday Magnet

    They are billed as lovable larrikins and if you love country music and a night of entertainment, then go along to Wolumla Hall on Saturday, September 17. They are billed as lovable larrikins and if you love country music and a night of entertainment, then go along to Wolumla Hall on Saturday, September 17 to see Terry Gordon and Owen Blundell who will be performing there. Hilarious night out: Expect country music, comedy and impressions when Owen Blundell and Terry Gordon perform at Wolumla Hall on Saturday night.

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  9. Poor Boy's Pleasure - Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... the title track which sounds like it could have been written as Junior's biography by Tim Massey, Dixie Hall, Tom T. Hall, and Junior. That last is a prototypical Junior Sisk track and is sure to become a fan favorite. Junior wrote one for the ...

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  10. Songs We Love: Karl Blau, 'That's How I Got To Memphis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... on World Cafe , where he and Martine told host David Dye that the album's story begins with a cover of the Tom T. Hall song "That's How I Got To Memphis." A No. 3 Billboard country single in 1970 for Bobby Bare, it was the first song Blau and ...

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  11. Karl Blau - June 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... It's a collection of cover tunes - forgotten hits and deep cuts - written in the late 60s and 70s by songwriters Tom T. Hall, Waylon Jennings, Don Gibson, Barry Gibb, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Rush, and others. The album was produced by Tucker Martine, ...

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  12. Live: Music Picks May 26-31Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... Blau (on Veirs' Raven Marching Band label) - and it's also a covers album. On the disc, Blau covers Link Wray, Tom T. Hall, Tom Rush, Townes Van Zandt and the Bee Gees, among others. Although covers albums can be uneven, Blau's is actually quite ...

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  13. ianmckellen730762491401Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    ... for Hands Across America, to raise money for the nation's hungry and homeless. Today's Birthdays: Country singer Tom T. Hall is 80. Actor Ian McKellen ("Lord of the Rings") is 77. Country singer Jessi Colter is 73. Actress-singer Leslie Uggams is ...

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  14. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Boston.com

    Today's birthdays: Former White House news secretary Ron Nessen is 82. Author W.P. Kinsella is 81. Country singer-songwriter Tom T. Hall is 80. Actor Sir Ian McKellen is 77. Country singer Jessi Colter is 73. Actress-singer Leslie Uggams is 73. Movie director and Muppeteer Frank Oz is 72. Actress Karen Valentine is 69. Playwright Eve Ensler is 63. Actress Connie Sellecca is 61. Rock singer-musician Paul Weller is 58. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Democrat of Minnesota, is 56. Comedian Mike Myers is 53. Actress Anne Heche is 47. Actress Octavia Spencer is 46. Actor Justin Henry is 45. Singer Lauryn Hill is 41. Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman is 22. In 1935, Babe Ruth hit his last three career home runs - numbers 712, 713, and 714 - for the Boston Braves in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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  15. Karl Blau Takes a Nashville Turn With Producer Tucker Martine as His GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    ... cued up a recording that he had recently made with his own band, Mount Analog. It was an instrumental for the Tom T. Hall song "That's How I Got to Memphis," an aching ballad that climbed the country charts when Bobby Bare released a version in ...

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  16. Rebekah Long is Here with "Here I Am"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Cybergrass

    ... Collaborating closely with the legendary songwriter Dixie Hall, the late wife of Country Music Hall of Famer Tom T. Hall, Long was the recording engineer and graphic designer for the acclaimed "Daughters of Bluegrass" box set, also adding bass, ...

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  17. Karl Blau's Nashville By NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Seattle Weekly

    ... cued up a recording that he had recently made with his own band, Mount Analog. It was an instrumental for the Tom T. Hall song "That's How I Got to Memphis," an aching ballad that climbed the country charts when Bobby Bare released a version in ...

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  18. Gotta Hear Song of the Week: The country-soul of Karl BlauRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... It's a collection cover tunes - forgotten hits and deep cuts - written in the late 60s and 70s by songwriters Tom T. Hall, Waylon Jennings, Don Gibson, Barry Gibb, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Rush, and others. The album was produced by Tucker Martine, ...

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  19. Still rambling down the road to ruinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... 79th birthday, wrote those highway-habit lines in “Ramblin' Fever,” a 1977 country hit for him. 3) Tom T. Hall wrote “I Can Still Hear the Music in the Restroom,” a 1975 country hit for Jerry Lee Lewis. The song is cited ...

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  20. Dixie & Tom T. Hall: A Homegrown Love StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Bluegrass Music Association, of which they were avid backers. Set to open in June, and titled Dixie and Tom T. Hall: A Homegrown Love Story, the exhibit features a wide range of photos and memorabilia donated or on loan from the Hall estate. "Dixie ...

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