Bill Anderson (singer)
Bill Anderson in 2017
|Birth name||James William Anderson III|
|Also known as||Whisperin' Bill Anderson|
|Born||November 1, 1937|
Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
|Genres||Nashville sound, country, bluegrass|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, television personality|
|Associated acts||Jan Howard, Dolly Parton, Mary Lou Turner, Ray Price, Roger Miller, Connie Smith, Mel Tillis|
|Website||Bill Anderson Official Site|
James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937), known as Whisperin’ Bill Anderson, is an American country music singer-songwriter and television personality. He has been a member of the weekly Grand Ole Opry radio program and stage performance in Nashville, Tennessee, beginning in 1961.
He has released more than 40 studio albums and has reached No. 1 on the country charts seven times: "Mama Sang a Song" (1962), "Still" (1963), "I Get the Fever" (1966), "For Loving You" (with Jan Howard, 1967), "My Life (Throw It Away If I Want To)" (1969), "World of Make Believe" (1973), and "Sometimes" (with Mary Lou Turner, 1976).
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- "Opry Member List PDF" (PDF). April 23, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
- "Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees - Songwriters Hall of Fame". www.songhall.org.
- Rosen, Jody (June 25, 2019). "Here Are Hundreds More Artists Whose Tapes Were Destroyed in the UMG Fire". The New York Times. Retrieved June 28, 2019.