Gene Watson Remembers Tom T. Hall: Saturday 21 August 2021

Tom T. Hall (Monday 25 May 1936 - Friday 20 August 2021)

On Saturday 21 August 2021Gene Watson remembered Tom T. Hall (Monday 25 May 1936 – Friday 20 August 2021), who passed away the previous day (Friday 20 August 2021).

Gene Watson & Tom T. Hall at Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) Bluegrass Awards in Nashville on Sunday 7 February 2010

Gene Watson and Tom T. Hall at Society for The Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) Bluegrass Awards in Nashville on Sunday 7 February 2010

Tom T. Hall – one of the great ones’

Tom T. Hall: 'Homecoming' (Mercury Records, 1969) Gene Watson: 'Between This Time & The Next Time' (MCA Records, 1981)

In November 1969Tom T. Hall (Monday 25 May 1936 – Friday 20 August 2021) saw the release of ‘Homecoming’ (Mercury Records, 1969), which included four tracks, which were hit singles on the Billboard country music singles chart:

‘Strawberry Farms’ (written by Tom T. Hall) (No.40, 1970) / the ‘b’ side of this single was ‘Three’ (written by Tom T. Hall), which was also recorded by Gene Watson, who included the track on ‘Between This Time & The Next Time‘ (MCA Records, 1981)

‘Homecoming’
(No.5, 1970)

‘A Week In A Country Jail’
 (No.1 for two weeks in January / February 1970)

‘Shoeshine Man’
(No.8, 1970)

Tom T. Hall‘s ‘Homecoming’ (Mercury Records, 1969) reached No.23 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart in 1969.

Tom T. Hall: 'In Search of a Song' (Mercury Records, 1971)

In August 1971Tom T. Hall (Monday 25 May 1936 – Friday 20 August 2021) saw the release of ‘In Search of A Song’ (Mercury Records, 1971), which included one track, which was a hit single on the Billboard country music singles chart:

‘The Year That Clayton Delaney Died’ (No.1 for two weeks in September / October 1971)

Tom T. Hall‘s ‘In Search of A Song’ (Mercury Records, 1971), which reached No.8 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart in 1971, is Gene Watson‘s favourite Tom T. Hall album.

On Tuesday 16 November 2010Tom T. Hall (Monday 25 May 1936 – Friday 20 August 2021) graciously submitted a ‘Peer’s Quote’ about Gene Watson, which was included on Gene Watson’s Fan Site.

Source
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