Tag: Dixie Hall

Remembering Miss Dixie on Song of the Mountains

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

This past weekend in Marion, VA, a special edition of the PBS program, Song of the Mountains was recorded at The Lincoln Theatre. Its theme was Remembering Miss Dixie, and all the artists on the program performed songs written by Dixie and Tom T Hall. […]


Dixie & Tom T. Hall: A Homegrown Love Story

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum is hard at work preparing a new exhibit that traces the lives of legendary country and bluegrass songwriters, Tom T. and Dixie Hall. Tom T. had a successful career as a country singer as well, while Miss Dixie was more […]


Dixie Hall to be honored at Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Louise Scruggs Memorial Forum, an annual event remembering the contributions that Louise made to the business side of bluegrass and country music, will this year honor the late Dixie Hall for her work as a songwriter, publisher, journalist, label head and philanthropist during her life. The Forum […]


Remembering Miss Dixie Committee makes 2015 grants

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The recently-formed Remembering Miss Dixie Committee, created as a component of the late Dixie Hall’s wishes, has announced grants to five organizations this month. In addition to her notoriety as a songwriter – and wife and partner to Tom T. Hall – Miss Dixie is remembered for […]


Miss Dixie’s Star Shuttle at Bean Blossom

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our article on October 7 about the establishment of the Remembering Miss Dixie Committee in Nashville prompted the folks at the Bill Monroe Museum at Bean Blossom to share a photo of the gift that Dixie Hall left to them when she passed in January. […]


Remembering Miss Dixie Committee established in Nashville

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following her passing early this year, it has been revealed that prolific bluegrass songwriter Dixie Hall had left funds in her will for the establishment of an organization to assist institutions who are working to help young artists pursue bluegrass music. It was her wish that […]


Cedar Hill – Miss Dixie, Tom T & Me 

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Frank Ray, the leader of Cedar Hill, has contributed many songs to theband’s stage and recorded repertoire. However, about two years ago, Ray lost his son, Scott, and his father, Dallas, and he has experienced a song writer’s block ever since. No amount of effort […]


Sweet Miss Dixie Deen

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Now that Dixie Hall has gone on to her reward, her many friends in and around Nashville feel less constrained about sharing the love and admiration they feel for her. While she was with us, Miss Dixie would have considered it “making a fuss” to hear folks […]


Dixie Hall Remembered

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dixie Hall passed away on January 16 (2015). She had been ill for much of the previous year. She was born in Birmingham Maternity Hospital on May, 26, 1934, and lived for a while in the Birmingham district of Erdington before she and her family […]


The one and only Dixie Hall

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

This little weekly bit of journalistic goofing-off has been my attempt at a humor/faux advice/anti-commentary column. Yes, I’ve attempted to be funny, and I’ll leave you to judge if, or when I’ve succeeded. This week, though, I’m not feeling all that funny. One of my […]