Tom T Hall At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
Retirement hasn’t slowed country artist Tom T. Hall down. Born in 1936 in Olive Hill, Kentucky, Hall has eleven Number One hit country songs to his name, as well as a place in the Country Music Hall of Fame and in the Grand Ole Opry membership. Hall first began work in the music industry as a songwriter in 1963, when artist Jimmy C. Newman recorded his song “DJ for a Day.” Shortly after, Hall moved to Nashville, where he gained the nickname “The Storyteller,” after all of his hit songs that have been recorded by artists like Johnny Cash, George Jones, Loretta Lynn and Alan Jackson, among others. After Jeannie C. Riley won both a CMA and a Grammy award off his song “Harper Valley PTA,” Hall’s successful recording career took off. In 1971, he was invited to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry.