Thomas T. Hall is an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist and short-story writer know all abot him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
|Name||Thomas T. Hall|
|Birthdate ( Age)||25 May 1936|
|Place of Birth||Olive Hill, Kentucky, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Dixie Dean (m. 1968–2015)|
|Parents||Virgil Lee Hall, Della Hall|
|Profession||American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Last Update||August 2021|
Thomas T. Hall was an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer.
He has written 12 No. 1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the No. 1 international pop crossover smash “Harper Valley PTA” and the hit “I Love”, which reached No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He is included in Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Songwriters.
Early Life and Family
Hall was born in Olive Hill, Kentucky, United States.As a teenager, he organized a band called the Kentucky Travelers that performed before movies for a traveling theater.During a stint in the Army, Hall performed over the Armed Forces Radio Network and wrote comic songs about Army experiences.
Following his time in the army he used the G.I. Bill program to enroll at Roanoke College, where he worked as a disc jockey. His early career included being a radio announcer at WRON, a local radio station in Ronceverte, West Virginia. Hall was also an announcer at WMOR 1330AM in Morehead, Kentucky and WGOH 1370AM in Grayson, Kentucky. Hall was also an announcer at WSPZ, which later became WVRC Radio in Spencer, West Virginia, in the 1960s.
Tom T Hall Wife
Tom Hall was married to bluegrass songwriter and producer Dixie Hall from 1969 until her death on January 16, 2015. Tom and Dixie met at a 1965 music industry award dinner she was invited to for having written (as Dixie Deen) the song “Truck Drivin’ Son-of-a-Gun” which became a hit for Dave Dudley.
Hall has a son, Dean Hall, from his 1961 marriage to Opal “Hootie” McKinney from Grayson, Kentucky.In the early 1980s Dean Hall, who is a singer, musician and songwriter, worked for his father, first as a roadie and then as a guitar player, before joining Bobby Bare’s band.
Tom T Hall Net Worth
Thomas T. Hall was an American country music songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, novelist, and short-story writer.who has an estimated Net Worth of between $4 million in 2021.
His 1996 song “Little Bitty”, from the album Songs from Sopchoppy, became a No. 1 single that year when it was recorded by Alan Jackson for the album Everything I Love.In 1998 his 1972 song “Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine” came in second in a BBC Radio 2 poll to find the UK’s favorite easy listening record, despite never having been a hit in the UK and being familiar to Radio 2 listeners mostly through occasional plays by DJ Terry Wogan.
His song “I Love”, in which the narrator lists the things in life that he loves, was used, with altered lyrics and a hard rock arrangement, in a popular 2003 TV commercial for Coors Light, and also used in 2014 in a TV advertisement for Clipper Teas.On July 3, 2007, he released the CD Tom T. Hall Sings Miss Dixie & Tom T. on his independent bluegrass label Blue Circle Records.On June 1, 2014, Rolling Stone magazine ranked “(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine” No. 93 in their list of the 100 greatest country songs.
Hall won the Grammy Award for Best Album Notes in 1973 for the notes he wrote for his album Tom T. Hall’s Greatest Hits. He was nominated for, but did not win, the same award in 1976 for his album Greatest Hits Volume 2. He has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1971.Hall succeeded Ralph Emery as host of the syndicated country music TV show Pop! Goes the Country in 1980 and continued until the series ended in 1982.He also composed the theme song for Fishin’ with Orlando Wilson.
In the mid-to-late 1970s, Hall was a commercial spokesperson for Chevrolet trucks.