Craig Havighurst

4:08pm

Fri August 12, 2011
Music News

Nashville Revisits An Unlikely Children's Classic

The original Songs of Fox Hollow was released in 1974.
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Singer Tom T. Hall earned the nickname The Storyteller for his mature, literary approach to country songwriting in the 1960s and '70s. When children figured into his songs, they were usually part of adult situations, like the girl who learns about small-town hypocrisy in "Harper Valley PTA."

But one summer in 1974, Hall found himself writing songs for children. The album that resulted, Songs of Fox Hollow, became a cult classic. Now, that record has been remade for a new generation by a group of appreciative Nashville musicians.

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