The Story Is... The Songs of Tom T. Hall

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All Music Guide - Erik Hage
Vocalist Charlie Sizemore, known not only for his solo efforts but for his work with Ralph Stanley, puts his bluegrass polish on the songs of Tom T. Hall on this release. He adds a heart-piercing, emotional spin to a lot of the tracks, as his expressive singing is a far cry from Hall's less-emotive style. Hall even makes a cameo appearance here, as does Kathy Mattea on "I Flew Over Our House Last Night" and the Oak Ridge Boys on "Me and Jesus". Sizemore's boss, Ralph Stanley, even adds his distinctive high-lonesome harmony to "I'll Never Do Better Than You." Since breaking out on his own, Sizemore has made a habit out of releasing fine country/bluegrass albums with a host of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Erik Hage
Vocalist Charlie Sizemore, known not only for his solo efforts but for his work with Ralph Stanley, puts his bluegrass polish on the songs of Tom T. Hall on this release. He adds a heart-piercing, emotional spin to a lot of the tracks, as his expressive singing is a far cry from Hall's less-emotive style. Hall even makes a cameo appearance here, as does Kathy Mattea on "I Flew Over Our House Last Night" and the Oak Ridge Boys on "Me and Jesus". Sizemore's boss, Ralph Stanley, even adds his distinctive high-lonesome harmony to "I'll Never Do Better Than You." Since breaking out on his own, Sizemore has made a habit out of releasing fine country/bluegrass albums with a host of top-notch visitors. This tribute to Tom T. Hall is no exception.
Billboard
This inspired pairing...is one tribute that works like a charm.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/2002
  • Label: Rebel Records
  • UPC: 032511176721
  • Catalog Number: 111767
  • Sales rank: 117,321

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Sizemore Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Ralph Stanley Vocal Harmony
Kathy Mattea Vocal Harmony
John Miller Vocal Harmony
Paul Martin Piano, Steel Guitar
Danny Barnes Mandolin, Vocal Harmony
J.D. Crowe Banjo
Aubrey Haynie Fiddle
Chris Golden Mandolin, Percussion
Randy Kohrs Dobro
John Golden Banjo
Technical Credits
Tom T. Hall Introduction
Paul Martin Producer, Engineer
David Glasser Mastering
Robert K. Oermann Liner Notes
Charlie Sizemore Producer
Mick Montgomery Engineer
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