Legendary Songwriter Hall of Fame and Country Music Hall of Famer ‘Whisperin’ Bill Anderson revisits some of his biggest hits made famous by him and other artists, on this, his 73rd album. Spanning nearly 60 years, the collection includes new versions of 10 of his best tunes, including “Whiskey Lullaby,” “Po’ Folks,” “City Lights” and “Give It […]
Whisperin’ Bill Anderson reimagines the hits on new album: ‘It was like visiting an old friend’ | The Tennessean
Whisperin’ Bill Anderson reimagines the hits on new album: ‘It was like visiting an old friend’ Whisperin’ Bill Anderson needed a new doormat. Instead of hunting down a shoe scraper with the word “Welcome” or “Anderson” on it, he found one that – after about six decades of penning country music hits and entertaining audiences […]
Hear Bill Anderson’s New Version of His Stunning ‘Whiskey Lullaby’ [Exclusive Premiere] Songwriting legend “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson’s next album came out of an entirely different project: His 2016 autobiography Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life in Country Music. When singer, songwriter and producer Thomm Jutz added his playing — specifically, the melody of “Whiskey Lullaby” […]
Bill Anderson to Revisit 60 Years of Hits on Upcoming Album Fifty-nine years ago, soft-voiced singer and ace songwriter Bill Anderson whispered his way into Grand Ole Opry membership, where he’s been a mainstay ever since. “Whisperin’” Bill’s vocal style remains subdued in the present but his legendary gift for songwriting, which first garnered attention […]
Whisperin’ Bill Anderson looks back at the 1967 western ‘Stranger on the Run’ |Medium by Jeremy Roberts
Recently I gauged Stranger on the Run in my Jeremy’s Classic Western Roundup column. Henry Fonda’s frequently forgotten sagebrush saga was a Halloween 1967 made-for-NBC-movie with James Dean’s costar Sal Mineo, director Don Siegel, and screenwriter Dean Riesner [both repeat Clint Eastwood collaborators] among the talented personnel. Aside from actors Michael Burns and Rex Holman, […]
Nashville Insider ‘Quarantined’ Ep 172 – Bill Anderson and Adam Wurtzel play ‘Fandango’ No Description During the recent interview with Nashville Insider, Bill Anderson and Adam Wurtzel play a game of ‘Fandango” a tv game show that Anderson hosted in the 70’s but this time Bill is the contestant! How do you think he faired?
Nashville Insider ‘Quarantined’ Ep 172 – Bill Anderson No Description Country Insider, Adam Wurtzel caught up with Bill Anderson via Zoom to talk about what it is like being quarantined and stuck at home. Check it out above!
Country Music Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Famer, Whisperin’ Bill Anderson, is being honored by WJJC in Commerce, Ga., the station that started his career in the music industry more than 60 years ago. WJJC is re-branding as Whisperin’ 95.1 to honor the legendary songwriter and performer. This humbling recognition comes after Anderson’s […]
BILL ANDERSON PENNED “HAPPINESS” RE-RECORDED BY CELEBRITIES IN U.K. AS A TRIBUTE TO HEALTH SERVICE WORKERS
During this unprecedented time in history, when the feelings of joy and happiness may not be felt as often, National Health Service (NHS) workers in the United Kingdom are finding solace in a ‘Whisperin’ Bill Anderson hit song re-recorded by an all-star cast. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame member […]
Viral Holiday Video with More than 3 Million Views features Kid Rock, Tanya Tucker, Gretchen Wilson, Jeannie Seely, Joe Denim and Ira Dean CMT Music is now airing Country Music Hall of Famer and Grand Ole Opry member, ‘Whisperin’ Bill Anderson’s viral holiday video “Waffle House Christmas” The video is “scattered, smothered and covered with […]