James William "Bill" Anderson III (born November 1, 1937) is an American country music singer, songwriter and television personality. He has been a member in long standing of the weekly Grand Ole Opry radio program and stage performance in Nashville, Tennessee. 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" (1974), and "Sometimes" (with Mary Lou Turner, 1976). Twenty-nine more of his singles have reached the top ten.
One of the most successful songwriters in country music history, Anderson is also a popular singer, earning the nickname "Whisperin' Bill" for his soft vocal style and occasional spoken narrations. Artists who have recorded his material include Ray Price, Wanda Jackson, Connie Smith, Lynn Anderson, Jim Reeves, Conway Twitty, EddyЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Still [1963, альбом]
- Christmas [1969, альбом]
- Country Music Heaven [1993, альбом]
- Fine Wine [25.08.1998, альбом]
- A Lot of Things Different [07.08.2001, альбом]
- Oh Boy Classics Presents Bill Anderson [09.10.2001, альбом]
- Whisperin' Bluegrass [23.10.2007, альбом]
- Life! [04.03.2014, альбом]
- 20 Greatest Hits [сборник]
- Whispering Bill Anderson's Greatest Hits [сборник]
- The Best of Bill Anderson [1999, сборник]
- 12 Classics [10.09.2002, сборник]
- Songwriter [13.09.2011, сборник]