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If Jimi Hendrix had grown up in eastern Kentucky he may have sounded alot like Dean Hall. Hall's infusion of intense guitar wrangling, extreme vocal range, and clever, masterful songwriting creates a unique sound that easily spans the genres of rock, blues, and country. His songwriting roots run deep; his father is the legendary country music Hall of Fame member, Tom T. Hall.
During a brief tenure as lead guitarist for multi-platinum selling country artist, Gretchen Wilson, Hall had the opportunity to co-write several songs with her. Three songs, “The Girl I Am”, “Pain Killer” and “To Tell You the Truth” were included in her newly released third album "One of the Boys”. Another song they co-wrote, “Wasting Whiskey” was included on a bonus track exclusively available at Circuit City. The specific tracks they wrote together have received rave reviews...
“The album's final cut, "To Tell You the Truth," is simply devastating. ...The sheer craftsmanship in this song is a feat of inspiration.” — Thom Jurek, All Music Guide
“... she counters all the butt-kicking with solid ballads like
"Heaven Help Me," "Pain Killer," and "To Tell You the Truth," her most
heartbreaking and honest lyric. ” — Roy Kasten, Amazon.com
“Polished! Hot! Absolutely incredible! Will blow your mind!” — Dion,
KLOS, Los Angeles, CA
“…musically speaking, he scared the hell out of me.” —Texas Blues Magazine, Houston, TX
Hall has two CD's on his independent label, Python Records, (available at CD Baby) and he's currently writing and recording songs for his third. For more information go to: www.deanhall.com.