Songwriter Session: Bill Anderson

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October 22, 2016 - Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson is one of the most successful singer-songwriters in the genre.

He wrote many of his #1 hits, including “Mama Sang a Song,” “ Still,” “I Get the Fever,” and “My Life.”

His songs have also been recorded by Lefty Frizzell (“ Saginaw, Michigan”), Charlie Louvin (“I Don’t Love You Anymore”), Jean Shepard (“Slippin’ Away”), Connie Smith (“Once a Day”), and Mark Wills (“Wish You Were Here”).

His “Tip of My Fingers” made the Top Ten for himself (1960), Roy Clark (1963), Eddy Arnold (1966), and Steve Wariner (1992).

Anderson won CMA Song of the Year honors for “Whiskey Lullaby” (Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss) and “Give It Away” (George Strait).

Anderson will perform and discuss his new autobiography Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life in Country Music.

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