Tennessee Whiskey: The Dean Dillon Story Exclusive Clip Features Praise For the Legendary Country Songwriter

Acclaimed country songwriter, Dean Dillon, appears in the documentary about his life and career, ‘Tennessee Whiskey: The Dean Dillon Story,’ which was directed by Cole Claassen.
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Forming and maintaining a close and personal relationship with your colleagues is often times the best way to create the most innovative professional collaborations. Musicians and executives who have long worked with legendary songwriter Dean Dillon are celebrating his prolific artistry in the new film, ‘Tennessee Whiskey: The Dean Dillon Story.’

In honor of the documentary’s release on VOD today by Freestyle Digital Media, Shockya is premiering an exclusive clip from the movie. The video features interviews with singers George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Kix Brooks and Toby Keith, as well as Troy Tomlinson, the president and CEO of Sony Music, who all praise the scribe’s sensibility and talent.

‘Tennessee Whiskey: The Dean Dillon Story,’ which was directed by Cole Claassen, also features interviews with Dillon, Robert Earl Keen, Pam Tillis, Buddy Cannon, Dale Dodson and Tom Collins. The film chronicles how Dillon, who’s a legend in the country music world, is finally sharing the stories behind his music and life with a national audience.

For more information on ‘Tennessee Whiskey: The Dean Dillon Story,’ visit its Facebook and Twitter pages.

Karen Benardello :As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.