T-O-O-O-O COUNTRY could have been the Theme Song as Mel Tillis accepted his award for “Entertainer of the Year” and Whisperin’ Bill Anderson was honored as “Songwriter of the Year” at the 3rd Annual Golden Voice Awards Breakfast & Show — an event that pays tribute to the awesome talent of legends who are literally the heartbeat behind the soul of country music.
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When Bill Anderson put together a three-song set to celebrate 60 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry (commemorated on July 17 at the House), two country classics instantly sprung to mind: “Po Folks,” Whisperin’ Bill’s hit in the summer of ’61, and “City Lights,” which put Anderson on the songwriting map after kept it at No.
Many of you have probably heard of country music singer, and Songwriter Hall of Famer, Bill Anderson. This month he celebrates 60 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.