Tag: Dixie Hall

Cedar Hill – Miss Dixie, Tom T & Me 

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Sweet Miss Dixie Deen

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Dixie Hall Remembered

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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The one and only Dixie Hall

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Artist2Artist with Dixie Hall

| January 20, 2015 | 2 Comments
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In mid-May of this past year, I traveled to Franklin, Tennessee to interview the beautiful, talented and highly successful songwriter, Miss Dixie Hall. or… Miss Dixie, if you’ve known her for your entire life – or if you have just met her. Permission granted. Here […]

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Remembering Miss Dixie

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Lots of folks talk about “paying it forward.” Dixie Hall lived by those words. “Miss Dixie,” as she was universally known in bluegrass circles, died Friday, at 80, after a difficult struggle with brain cancer. She is, by far, the most prolific female songwriter in […]

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Dixie Hall passes

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Dixie Hall, life and songwriting partner to Tom T. Hall, and a major figure in the music industry of Nashville, died last night at her home. She was 80 years old. Miss Dixie, as she was known to family and friends, had been ill this past year, […]

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Sunnyflower One – Miss Dixie sings

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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You’re never too old or experienced to have your career take off in a new direction. Miss Dixie Hall, the renowned and award-winning songwriter in bluegrass music, has recorded her first-ever song as a vocalist, and it’s being released this week. It is a message […]

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From Big Country Bluegrass to Miranda Lambert

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From the comments we get, it’s clear that many of our readers are fans of country music as well as bluegrass. So for those of you who follow the Nashville scene, here’s a fun story. On superstar Mirada Lambert’s new album, Platinum, there’s a jumping track […]

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I’ve Got The Moon On My Side from The Crowe Brothers

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Josh and Wayne Crowe know what works for them. After 40 years performing as The Crowe Brothers, these Georgia boys have a firm grip on the sort of traditional and Gospel bluegrass that their fans want to hear. And that’s just what they give ’em. Mountain […]

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