Interview with Bill Anderson, March 4, 2008

Collection: Goin' Back: Remembering UGA Oral History Collection

Dublin Core

Description

Anderson recalls growing up in Decatur and his early interest in sports journalism, which he initially pursued at UGA. He discusses his shifting interest toward broadcast journalism, his work as a DJ in Athens and Commerce, and his move to Nashville to pursue a country music career after graduating from UGA in 1959. He recalls writing and recording his first hit, “City Lights,” his early success as a singer, performing in the Grand Ole Opry, and working on television.

Date

2008-05-04

Identifier

RBRL407GBOH-021

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

29 minutes



Citation

Bill Anderson and Fran Lane, “Interview with Bill Anderson, March 4, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL470GBOH/RBRL407GBOH-021.