Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"WHISPERIN' BILL" ANDERSON MARKS 2017 WITH "ONE OF THE BEST AUTOBIOGRAPHIES" BY FORBES AND EXTENDED NATIONWIDE TOUR 'Whisperin' Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music' Best-Selling Book Released by UGA Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 16, 2017) – Momentum continues for “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson’s autobiography, An Unprecedented Life In Country Music, after becoming one of the best-selling books released by UGA Press and ranked by Forbes as “One of the Best Autobiographies” over the last year.

“It’s a great read for country fans and non-country fans alike: the unlikely tale of a true innovator who succeeded against all odds...and then did it again.”
-Forbes, Brittany Hodak

The songwriting icon and Country Music Hall of Famer recently extended his nationwide tour after appearing on Fox & Friends, Fox News Radio, SiriusXM Outlaw Country and more to promote his new autobiography and audio book.

Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music a 360-page representation of Anderson’s journey published by University of Georgia Press featuring respected music journalist and Grammy-nominated music producer Peter Cooper as a contributing writer. It includes rare, never-before-seen photos and eye-opening personal stories from Anderson’s nearly eighty years of living – from early days of radio broadcasting in Georgia, to standing alongside the greatest country music stars in the world onstage at the Grand Ole Opry, to being named BMI’s first ICON Award winner in the country music genre. The audio book, released through Blackstone Audio, is a ten-hour, nine volume CD set.

The print edition ofWhisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music is available for $29.95 at Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, various independent book stores, and online atwww.BillAnderson.comand Amazon.com. The audio version of the book, read by Bill himself and featuring ten new acoustical recordings of some of Bill's biggest hit songs, is available via the same outlets for $34.95.

Jan. 29 Country’s Family Reunion Cruise – Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Feb. 10 Grand Ole Opry - Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 11 Don Gibson Theatre – Shelby, N.C.
Feb. 12 Orange Blossom Opry – Weirsdale, Fla.
Feb. 17 Gallo Center for the Arts – Modesto, Calif.
Feb. 21 Grand Ole Opry – Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 24 Grand Ole Opry – Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 25 Grand Ole Opry – Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 28 Grand Ole Opry – Nashville, Tenn.
Mar. 10 Century Casino – Edmonton, AB. Canada
Mar. 11 Dakota Dunes Casino - Whitecap, SK. Canada
May 19 Main Street Crossing – Tomball, Texas
May 20 The Texas Opry – Weatherford, Texas
May 21 Cactus Theater – Lubbock, Texas
June 23 Welk Resort Theatre – Branson, Mo.
Aug. 18 Ross Country Jamboree – Scottsburg, Ind.
Aug. 19 Windsor City Park – Windsor, Ill.
Aug. 27 Midwest Country Music Theater – Sandstone, Minn.
Sept 23 Red Barn Convention Center – Winchester, Ohio
Oct. 14 Georgia Mountain Fair – Hiawassee, Ga


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