Tom T Hall Cover Songs
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Here on this Tom T Hall cover songs page you'll find a collection of demo covers, free Tom T Hall chords and lyrics pdf sheets, some rhythm tips and full lesson tutorials available for purchase. 

I'm also using Tom T Hall album covers to indicate the source of each song.

Tom T Hall Cover Songs

Country Singer Tom T Hall Cover Songs
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1. Engineers Don't Wave From Trains Anymore

Engineers Don't Wave From Trains Anymore is from the 1982 album "The Storyteller And The Banjo Man".

The song was never released as a single.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, G, F, C7, F, C, Am
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2. I Like Beer

I Like Beer was a single released in 1975 and peaked at #4 in the US and #12 in Canada.

The song can be found on the album "Faster Horses". 

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down down root down down 
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: Gb, B7, E, A, Am, C#7
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3. Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine

Old Dogs, Children And Watermelon Wine was released from "The Storyteller" album was a #1 hit in both Canada and the US. The song was written by Tom T Hall about an encounter with an old janitor

he meet in Miami while attending a political event. Frankie lane, Ferlin Husky and John Prine have all covered this song. 

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: 3rd fret
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: G, D, A7, D7, Em, E7, E, A, Gbm
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4. Pamela Brown

Pamela Brown was released as a single in 1972 but failed to chart in the US but did chart in Australia at #24.

The song is from his album "The Storyteller".

  • Drop D Tuning: Yes 
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down root up down up  and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, A7, Gb, Bm, D7
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5. That's How I Got To Memphis

That's How I Got To Memphis was not released as a single back in 1969 by Tom T Hall but was recorded and released by Bobby Bare in 1970. His version peaked at #3.

Tom T Hall had this track on his "Ballad Of Forty Dollars & His Other Great Songs".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root  up down up and repeat
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: E, A, Dbm, Gbm, B7
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6. The Last Country Song

The Last Country Song was never released as a single but can be found on his 1979 album "Old T's In Town".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down bass up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: C, F, G
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7. The Year Clayton Delaney Died

The Year That Clayton Delaney Died was a #1 hit in the US for Tom T Hall in 1971 and is based on his neighbor and boyhood hero Lonnie Easterly.

The song hails from the album "In Search Of A Song".

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up root up down up 
  • Picking: No
  • Chords: C, G7, C7
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