Interview with Bill Anderson, March 4, 2008
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.
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Bill Anderson and Fran Lane, “Interview with Bill Anderson, March 4, 2008,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 7, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL470GBOH/RBRL407GBOH-021.