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The Reading Room

Writing about writing about music.

Henry writes about music and music books for ND, The Bluegrass Situation, Country Standard Time, Publishers Weekly, and more.

The Reading Room

Writing about writing about music.

Henry writes about music and music books for ND, The Bluegrass Situation, Country Standard Time, Publishers Weekly, and more.

Bill Anderson's Unprecedented Life in Country Music

I remember Whispherin' Bill well, but as a kid lisenting to him on the radio, I thought the DJ said, "Whistlin' Bill." Funny, how time slips away.

I had the pleasure to interview Whisperin' Bill earlier this summer for a book I'm writing on Toronto's Legendary Horseshoe Tavern. A real gentleman and a pioneer in country music.