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About Hal Bynum

Hal Bynum first made his name on the country/bluegrass scene as a songwriter, penning over 50 songs that were recorded during the 1950s and '60s before abandoning a series of odd jobs to move to Nashville and pursue a full-time career in 1968. Such compositions as "The Old, Old House" (George Jones, Bill Monroe), "Lucille" (Kenny Rogers), and "Chains" (Patty Loveless) propelled Bynum to membership in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Bynum took his time debuting as a vocalist, however; employing a strongly narrative style, his debut album, If I Could Do Anything, was issued in 1998. ~ Steve Huey