INTERVIEW: “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson Much like when I sat down years ago in Nashville to ask Dolly Parton a single question during a group press interview, I’ll admit to some trepidation upon sitting down to a phone interview early this fall with legendary songwriter “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson. A member of the Grand Ole Opry and […]
“Whisperin’ Bill”, a University of Georgia graduate and member of the Grand Ole Opry discusses his days on campus, the night he wrote “City Lights” and life as an entertainer. Whisperin’ Bill Anderson | Goin’ Back: Remembering UGA Known around the world as “Whisperin’ Bill”, this UGA grad and member of the Grand Ole […]
Whisperin’ Bill Anderson Discusses His ‘Unprecedented Life’ in Country Music with the Tennessean Music Podcast
by admincw • News • Tags: Bill Anderson, Country Music, Country Music Hall of Fame, Franklin Theatre, Legend, Nashville, Nashville Music Songwriting, TEMPO, Tennessean Music Podcast, Whispering Bill Anderson
In this episode, songwriting legend Country Music Hall of Famer Bill Anderson discusses his engaging new memoir (written with Peter Cooper) “Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life in Country Music,” the new music he’s recorded and his upcoming show at the Franklin Theatre.
Bill Anderson visited the BMI Nashville office on Thursday (Aug. 11) to celebrate five of his songs achieving Million-Air milestones. The awards are given to acknowledge the tracks’ millions of radio spins. Certificates were awarded for “Tips of My Fingers” for three million, “Whiskey Lullaby” for two million, “Give It Away” for two million, […]
SONGCRAFT: Spotlight on Songwriters Billboard magazine listed the Top 20 country songs of the previous 35 years. Bill Anderson wrote four of those 20 songs, and has continued writing them ever since, becoming the only country songwriter to land a Top 40 hit in seven consecutive decades.
Country music icon “Whisperin’” Bill Anderson has signed with The Kinkead Entertainment Agency for booking representation. Bob Kinkead will serve as his agent and is based in the agency’s Nashville office. “I’m really excited about joining Bob and his agency. His is the ’boutique’ approach to booking, with a limited number of artists and a […]
AN UNPRECEDENTED LIFE IN COUNTRY MUSIC: SONGWRITING AND MUSIC ICON BILL ANDERSON PENS LIFE STORY IN NEW REVEALING AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Book Published by University of Georgia Press Slated for September As announced in The Tennessean, songwriting icon and legendary performer “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson pens the lyrics to his life in a new revealing autobiography, slated for release on September 1, 2016. Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music is a 360-page […]