Tom T. sala, country singer and 'Harper Valley P.T.A.' composer, morto a 85

Suo figlio, Dean Hall, confirmed the musician’s Morte on Friday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee.

Known asThe Storytellerfor his unadorned yet incisive lyrics, Hall composed hundreds of songs.

Along with such contemporaries as Kris Kristofferson, John Hartford and Mickey Newbury, Hall helped usher in a literary era of musica country in the early ’70s, with songs that were political, piace “Watergate Blues” e “The Monkey That Became President,” deeply personal likeThe Year Clayton Delaney Died,” and philosophical like “(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine.

In all my writing, I’ve never made judgments,” ha detto dentro 1986. “I think that’s my secret. I’m a witness. I just watch everything and don’t decide if it’s good or bad.

SONNY CHIBA, ‘KILL BILLSTAR AND MARTIAL ARTS LEGEND, MORTO A 82

Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell performed Hall’s songMama Bake A Pie (Daddy Kill A Chicken)” when Hall was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2019.

Country singer Tom T. Hall has died at age 85. (Associated Press)

Country singer Tom T. Hall has died at age 85. (Associated Press)

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