What a great song to kick off today's "Country Classic Double" at 11:30 a.m.. On this day back in 1974, Tom T. Hall's "I Love" was the number one country song in the USA.

Here's a brief bio courtesy of Wikipedia:

"Thomas "Tom T." Hall (born May 25, 1936, in Olive Hill, Kentucky) is an American country music singer-songwriter. He has written 11 #1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including the pop crossover hit "I Love", which reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. He became known to fans as "The Storyteller," thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting."