This country music legend is in the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, member of the Grand Ole Opry, South Carolina’s Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and Georgia Broadcasters’ Hall of Fame. He’s been voted Songwriter of the Year six-times, Male Vocalist of the Year, shared Duet of the Year honors and starred in the Country Music Television Series Of The Year. A few of his hits include “Po’ Folks,” “Wish You Were Here,” “Two Teardrops,” “The Tips Of My Fingers,” “8X10,” and the unforgettable country and pop smash, “Still.”
In 1995, Billboard magazine named four Bill Anderson compositions – “City Lights,” “Once A Day,” “Still,” and “Mama Sang A Song” – among the Top 20 Country Songs of the past 35-years. He also co-wrote “Whiskey Lullaby,” with Jon Randall.
Artists who have recorded his material include Ray Price, Connie Smith, Lynn Anderson, Jim Reeves, Kenny Chesney, and George Strait. He has released more than 40 studio albums, has topped the charts with seven number one singles, and has charted in the Top 10 twenty-nine additional times.