A few days ago I got an invitation from George Hamilton V to come to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, next Tuesday for the dedication of an interstate bridge that will be named for his father and my longtime friend and fellow Opry star, George Hamilton IV.
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.
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 […]
Sometimes I think we all need to have our faith in the human spirit restored, rekindled, and/or revived.
In essence that’s what I said from the stage of the Grand Ole Opry this past Saturday night.
AN OLD, POPULAR, FICTIONAL SONG BY COUNTRY MUSICIAN BILL ANDERSON TURNS OUT TO HAVE A LIFE OF ITS OWN
An old, popular, fictional song by country musician Bill Anderson turns out to have a life of its own. Guitar Returned to Opry Member Bill Anderson – Top Stories – wztv
Bill took time before heading out for vacation to perform at CMA Music Festival as well as sign autographs. Fans were treated to a performance in the Exhibit Hall area and imediatly following to some good ole “Grip and Grin” (handshakes and photos). We hope to see you next year!
1) I have written five songs and recorded a demo at Hilltop Studios in Nashville. One of the songs is called “The Cherokee Cowboy” and is about the great Ray Price. My question is, how do you get someone of your caliber to listen to them and see if they are worthy of pitching to […]
BILL ANDERSON’S SEVEN DECADES OF WRITING CREDITS SPAWN ANOTHER CHARTED COUNTRY SINGLE WITH MO PITNEY’S “COUNTRY”
Country Legend Signs with Webster Public Relations for media representation With the recent chart success of “Country” from Curb recording artist Mo Pitney, the name of Bill Anderson once again enters the Country Music history books. The success of the track gives Anderson the distinction of having an entry on the country charts for seven […]
March 3, 2015 Hi Folks: I don’t know about you, but I’ve about enjoyed as much winter as I can stand! When I saw the word “March” pop up on the calendar, it gave me hope that the snow, ice, broken water pipes, downed trees, leaky roofs, and frigid temperatures would soon be behind us. […]