NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 2, 2016) – “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson will be Steve Earle’s guest during his hour-long show on SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country Channel 60 this Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9pm ET to promote his new autobiography Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music and bonus acoustic CD with never-before heard tracks. CLICK HERE to order.

SiriusXM Prime Country Ch. 60
Steve Earle: Hardcore Troubadour Radio
Dec. 3 9pm ET
Dec. 4 9am ET (re-air)
Dec. 5 1am ET and 11am (re-air)
Dec. 6 12am ET (re-air)
Dec. 7 9pm ET (re-air)
Rebroadcasts Sundays 9 am ET, Mondays 1 am & 11 am ET, Tuesdays 12 am, Wednesdays 9 pm ET

Grammy winner Steve Earle shoots from the hip in his one-hour weekly showcase for great songs and songwriters. Aside from his central role on the Americana music scene, Earle is also a published author/playwright and has appeared in the HBO series The Wire and Treme.

Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music is a representation of Anderson’s journey, and published by University of Georgia Press. Read by Bill Anderson himself it features eye-opening personal stories from his 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 meeting Elvis Presley, to being named BMI’s first ICON Award winner in the country music genre.

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.

With the 2015 success of Mo Pitney’s “Country,” Anderson has become the only country songwriter to tally a Top 40 hit in seven consecutive decades, and he stands today a legendary performer, who recently celebrated his 55th Anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. The youngest writer to ever be named “Songwriter Of The Year” (BMI) at age 23, prior to 21-year-old Taylor Swift, Anderson has certainly lived an unprecedented life in country music. Fans, artists, songwriters and music executives young and old revere him for his soft speaking style that can silence a room with just a few poignant words.

Whisperin’ 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 at www.BillAnderson.com and Amazon.com.

Acoustic CD Track List (All Performed by Bill Anderson)
1. Bright Lights and Country Music
2. Whiskey Lullaby
3. Po’ Folks
4. I’ll Wait for You
5. City Lights
6. Still
7. Give It Away
8. Tips of My Fingers
9. A Lot of Things Different
10. Which Bridge to Cross (Which Bridge to Burn)