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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. dean 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

His unique look and musical wares landed Hall a supporting role in the DreamWorks film "The Last Castle" starring Robert Redford and James Gandolfini. He also wrote, produced and sang "Chiseled in Stone" for the movie and soundtrack. Not bad for a guy who started as an extra in the movie. His first lines were with Redford.

“Polished! Hot! Absolutely incredible! Will blow your mind!” — Dion, KLOS, Los Angeles, CA

Hall has become one of the southeast's favorite entertainers. In 1998 Winston Cup Racing tapped him to perform on the NASCAR circuit. The NASCAR crowd loved his intense guitar driven sound. He was consistently drawing over-capacity crowds of 10,000 - 18,000 people in the infields as the only performer on the show. Hall's natural athletic ability also landed him another opportunity while on the NASCAR tour; when he wasn't playing music, he was Jimmy Spencer's jackman for the 1999 Winston Cup season.

“…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.