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What People Are Saying About The Songs
“I loved-loved-loved your song (“Hawks Nest: Tunnel of Death”) for The Hawks' Nest Tunnel film. There is no way that song will NOT be in the film. It is incredible and so are you. Just want you to know how I appreciate you. You rock!” Mari-Lynn Evans Producer of The Appalachians on PBS (6 million viewers)
“Just reading the lyrics in your song makes me cry. Dear God, this song is great and you are a genius.” Judy Bonds, Coal River Mountain Watch, winner of the Goldman Prize, “The Nobel for Environmentalists”
“This song says what I have tried so hard to put into words. I love it. You have outdone yourself again.” Maria Gunnoe, Coal River Mountain Watch, winner of the Goldman Prize, “The Nobel for Environmentalists”
"T. Paige, ʻThe Soundtrack of our Movementʼ (to save Appalachiaʼs mountains). One of the most eloquent songwriters around. Thereʼs a real soul to what he sings.” Paul Corbit Brown, named in the Top 100 Human Rights Defenders, Human Rights Watch, Dublin, Ireland; President, Keeper of The Mountains Foundation
"This is a great song." Denise Giardina, environmentalist, West Virginia gubenatorial candidate, author, “Storming Heaven”, “Saints and Villains”
For, “The Ballad of Shirley Jones”
"This song is about my Uncle Shirley. He died at the age of 18 from working in Hawks Nest." Rita Jones Hanshaw
"Horrible tragedy, this song is amazing and totally captures how most of the people who worked in that tunnel must of felt." Tessa Colyer
“My grandmother is the daughter of Cecil Jones. She never knew her father as he died along with his brothers before she was born. Until yesterday, her daughters and grandchildren were not really aware of this massive tragedy. Thank you to the people making the songs and films so we have more information about our past. This story MUST be told.” Patricia Daniels
rickietube1 "Wow, that's a great job on the song. I have been around the tunnel and I know of 4 locations where victims were buried, so I know what you are singing about. When does the film come out? This should be the theme song for the film."
Shiny Shine 2 years ago
"My grandfather was Charles Jones. I am so proud that this tragedy is finally coming to light".
Cary Curlee 1 day ago "Awesome song! I have my students read Hawk's Nest (a novel about the tunnel) in Intro to Appalachian Studies. I believe this story story needs to be told!"
For, “When You Go” "This song makes me proud to know you"....Sandy Wells, The Charleston Gazette. "I try and not cry at work. Beautiful!" Linda Petry "I love that song." Mike @ firstname.lastname@example.org
"I love this song. It is powerful. Anyone that truly cares about people will be affected by this song. You have stayed true to yourself a long long time Paige. It's time your work is recognized. Hopefully this song will be the beginning of something really good for you. You are a wonderful beautiful person Paige. I am so proud to know you and call you my friend...." Bo Webb CRMW
"Let us all be better stewards of the land for the people and thank you for sharing your feelings here.” Agust Gudmundsson, Filmmaker
“Oh my, Paige, this will touch everyone who hears it. What a beautiful tribute!” Mary Caputi, MD
“Very moving and tender tribute to the fallen Massey miners.” Tony Oppegard, Attorney for Minersʼ Rights
“Very, very, great song!!! Couldnʼt take my eyes off if it! You got a winner there. Thank you for sharing. Loved it.”....Joe Youtube musician, viewer
T. PAIGE’s tracks