(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine

song written and composed by Tom T. Hall, originally recorded by Tom T. Hall and released in 1972

"(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon" is a 1972 song by Tom T. Hall and is the second and final single from his 1972 studio album The Storyteller. It topped the country singles chart in the United States and Canada and went to number 21 in Australia and number 17 in New Zealand. It was covered by Frankie Laine and John Prine. It was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1974.

"(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine"
Single by Tom T. Hall
from the album The Storyteller
B-side"Grandma Whistled"
ReleasedNovember 13, 1972
RecordedJuly 12, 1972
Mercury Custom Recording Studio
Nashville, Tennessee
GenreCountry
Length4:09
LabelMercury
Songwriter(s)Tom T. Hall
Producer(s)Jerry Kennedy
Tom T. Hall singles chronology
"More About John Henry"
(1972)
"(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine"
(1972)
"Hello, We're Lonely"
(1972)

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