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Ramblin' Rhodes: 45 years of columns make for some notable quotes

...roll. We didn't know that Conway Twitty and Johnny Cash weren't rock 'n' roll singers. We were confused." BILL ANDERSON at the Grand Ole Opry's old home, the Ryman Auditorium, telling me where he met Johnny Cash for the first time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-29/ramblin-rhodes-45-yea
Ramblin' Rhodes: Jim Ed Brown was in Hall of Fame for many reasons

...When it looked as if Brown might not live to be around for that occasion in October, past Hall of Fame inductee Bill Anderson joined CMA CEO Sarah Trahern and CMA Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Kyle Young to present the medallion to Brown in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-23/ramblin-rhodes-jim-ed
Ramblin' Rhodes: Martell was the first black woman to appear on 'Opry'

...Martell made 12 appearances on the Grand Ole Opry in all and was featured on the syndicated TV series Hee Haw and The Bill Anderson Show.She also was the first black woman listed on national country music charts with her top 20 single Color Him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-16/ramblin-rhodes-martel
Ralph Cowart Sr.

...Blythe, GA, Joe D. Cowart Jr. (Kim) of Augusta, GA; four sisters, Carolyn Stapleton of Adrian, GA, Betty (Bill) Anderson of Augusta, GA, Mary Ann Cleveland of Milledgeville, GA, and Leigh Cowart of Maryland. Several nieces and nephews...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: Year brings end to some tours, resurgence of others

...Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, April 3 at 93? Weldon Myrick, whose steel guitar playing is heard on hit recordings by Bill Anderson, Connie Smith, George Strait, Ronnie Milsap and others, June 2 at 76? James Alan Shelton, Grammy-winning bluegrass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-31/ramblin-rhodes-year-b
Ramblin' Rhodes: Weekend is full of bluegrass, blues and country music

...that, legendary Grand Ole Opry star and hit songwriter Bill Anderson will be a hop, skip and jump away at the Newberry...3 to see bluegrass music groups all afternoon.? Bill Anderson is headed for the historic Newberry (S.C.) Opera...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-07/ramblin-rhodes-weeken
Ramblin' Rhodes: Country Music Awards was truckful of randomness

...Tony Furtado, St. Paul & The Broken Bones; visit blindwillie.com.? Saturday, May 10: Grand Ole Opry legend Bill Anderson, 8 p.m., Newberry (S.C.) Opera House, $31, call (803) 276-6264 or visit newberryoperahouse.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/ramblin-rhodes-countr
Ramblin' Rhodes: Celebrate Edison, who gave us gift of music recordings

...9-10, Aiken (S.C.) Bluegrass Festival; May 10, Blind Willie's Blues Festival, Thomson, Ga.; May 16, Bill Anderson, Newberry (S.C.) Opera House; May 18, Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station, James Brown Arena...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-19/ramblin-rhodes-celebr
Betty Hattaway

...grandchildren, Jessica Cantrell, Jennifer Hattaway and Grant Baxley; a great grandson, Micah Cantrell; a brother, Bill Anderson, Augusta. Pallbearers will be Reid Rhodes, Tommy Corbin, Jason Corbin, Justin Corbin, Randy Avret, Kenny Wall...

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Singer Ray Price performed in Augusta area many times

...Williams' roommate for six months in a house on Natchez Trace off Hillsboro Road, and he launched Georgia-native Bill Anderson's career into high gear when he recorded Anderson's composition City Lights.During our conversation, Price admitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-18/singer-ray-price-perf