“Faster Horses (the Cowboy and the Poet)”, a song written and recorded by Tom T. Hall for the Mercury label, on November 21, 1975, in U.S. Recording Studio, 12 Music Circle Sq., Nashville, TN, in the same recording session were recorded, three other songs were also recorded: Beer drinkers waltz, Big motel on the mountain and No new friends please. In the recording session Tom was accompanied by: Jerry Kennedy (guitar), Pete Wade (guitar), Ray Edenton (guitar), Chip Young (guitar), Harold Bradley
A song written and recorded by Tom T. Hall, for the Mercury label, on March 4, 1969, in the Columbia studio of Nashville, Tennesse, with the Jerry Kennedy production, was released on November 24, 1969. The song would reach number one of the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles, on January 31, 1970, for two weeks in a row and would stay thirteen weeks on lists.
A Week in a Country Jail, would be included on the album, Homecoming (Mercury 1969). The album would reach the position number 23 of the U
"I Love" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Tom T. Hall. It was released in October 1973 as the only single from the album, For the People in the Last Hard Town. The song would be Hall's most successful single and was his fourth number one on the US country singles chart. The single spent two weeks at the top and a total of 15 weeks on the chart. "I Love" was Hall's only entry on the Top 40 peaking at number 12
Thomas T. Hall (born May 25, 1936 in Olive Hill, Kentucky) is 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 became known to fans as "The Storyteller," thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting.
Country Is" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Tom T. Hall. It was released in September 1974 as the second and final single from the album of the same name, Country Is. The song was Hall's fifth number one on the country chart. The single went to number one for a single week and spent a total of eleven weeks on the country chart
"Old Side of Town" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Tom T. Hall. It was released in December 1979 as the second and final single from the album, Ol't's in Town. The song peaked at number 9 on both the U.S. and Canadian country singles chart.
The narrator tells the tale of the old days in a traditional country setting.
"The Year That Clayton Delaney Died" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Tom T. Hall. It was released in July 1971 as the only single from the album, In Search of a Song. "The Year That Clayton Delaney Died" was Hall's second number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for two weeks and spent a total of eighteen weeks on the country charts.
The song is based on Hall's childhood neighbor and boyhood hero, Lonnie Easterly