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The Essential Tom T. Hall: 20th Anniversary Collection - The Story Songs


Download links and information about The Essential Tom T. Hall: 20th Anniversary Collection - The Story Songs by Tom T. Hall. This album was released in 1988 and it belongs to Country, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 01:03:04 minutes.

Artist: Tom T. Hall
Release date: 1988
Genre: Country, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 20
Duration: 01:03:04
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No. Title Length
1. The Year That Clayton Delaney Died (Single) 2:45
2. It Sure Can Get Cold in Des Moines 2:55
3. Ravishing Ruby 2:30
4. The Little Lady Preacher 2:59
5. A Week in a Country Jail 3:02
6. Ballad of Forty Dollars (Single) 3:02
7. The Hitch-Hiker 3:09
8. Who's Gonna Feed Them Hogs 2:35
9. Salute to a Switchblade (Single) 3:24
10. Turn It On, Turn It On, Turn It On 4:12
11. Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine 4:10
12. Coot Marseilles Blues 3:29
13. Don't Forget the Coffee Billy Joe 2:43
14. Homecoming (Single) 3:20
15. Trip to Hyden 2:53
16. The Ballad of Bill Crump 2:57
17. Second Handed Flowers 2:58
18. She Gave Her Heart to Jethro 4:09
19. Pay No Attention to Alice 3:15
20. Before Jessie Died 2:37



Tom T's songs are stories filled with interesting characters. And, some of his most interesting characters are gathered on this record which celebrates the first 20 years of Hall's career as a performer. (Hall was a writer first with his most famous pre-performer song being "Harper Valley PTA.") Whether you're looking for a hits package (which this isn't, strictly speaking) or just want to learn more about Hall, this is a fine place to start.