• 2008 Country Music Hall Of Fame inductees

    The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville has just announced the list of this year's inductees, all of whom have a bluegrass connection. The honorees are selected annually in three chronological career categories: pre WWII, WWII to 1975, and 1975-present. Ernest

  • New York Times features Tom T. Hall

    In yesterday's edition of the New York Times, the music section had a story featuring Tom T. Hall. The story was focused on Mr. Hall's relationship to country radio stations and was appropriately headlined as... Who Needs Country Radio? Not Tom

  • Oh, Christmas Candle

    This post comes as a contribution from Dixie Hall, one half of the songwriting powerhouse Tom T. and Dixie Hall, who manage both Good Homegrown Music and Blue Circle Records. Several years ago, we were enjoying a visit to Bluebird

  • Tom T. & Dixie Hall interview

    Last month we told you about the new CD release from Tom T. Hall entitled, Tom T. Hall sings Miss Dixie & Tom T. You can read our story about the CD here. Over the weekend our friend, and fellow blogger,

  • Music of Coal

    Music of Coal: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields is a new two-CD box set released by the Lonesome Pine Office on Youth here in Virginia. The set contains 48 songs covering topics from coal mining history to union organization. The

  • Tom T. sings Dixie and Tom T.

    With all the support the bluegrass world has received from Tom T. and Dixie Hall this past few years, many have wondered when Tom T. might release a bluegrass project himself. Not only had the songwriting duo contributed dozens of

  • Carolina Road the CD

    Here's a CD release that slipped under the radar the end of last month. Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road have released a new self-titled CD, Carolina Road. The recording is on the Blue Circle Records label and was released on

  • Good News From the IBMA

    Tom T. and Dixie Hall announced Wednesday that they have placed the IBMA in their will. At some point, hopefully in the distant future the IBMA will become owners of Good Home Grown Music the Hall's Publishing Company. Tom T.and Dixie