Carly Pearce, with four CMA Awards nominations for New Artist, Song, Vocal Event and Video of the Year for “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” has a reverence for the Opry that extends well before her years playing Dollywood, dreaming of country fame. A Saturday night regular, the 30-years-young country phenom was the perfect person to […]
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
September 4, 2014 Hi Folks: Last month in our newsletter, I asked you to tell me what three songs you would choose to play to impress a person who was listening to country music for the first time. The response was overwhelming, with well over a hundred different titles being submitted. Thanks to each of […]
Bill with his granddaughter, Caroline, at her high school graduation May 16th. From the archives, a picture of Bill interviewing Minnie Pearl for the Backstage At The Grand Ole Opry TV show in the early eighties, and Bill appearing at the Listening Room in Nashville during the recent Tin Pan South celebration. He shared the […]
Bill Anderson performed at the Grand Ole Opry on March 4, 2014 in celebration of the release of his album LIFE! Bill performed the songs “Blackberry Winter,” “Bubba Garcia’s,” and “Old Army Hat,” for which he got a standing ovation. After the show, Bill spent more than an hour signing autographs and meeting fans.