Tag Archives: Bill Anderson

Why I Cancelled Barbara Martin Stephens

I’ve been wondering whether I needed to explain this at all, but I did mention it on air, so if anyone is curious, this is what happened: Barbara Martin Stephens lived with Jimmy Martin from 1953 to 1966, and had … Continue reading

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No Second Fiddle: Jean Shepard, 1933-2016

When I heard that Jean Shepard had died, the first thing I thought about was Pete the Cab Driver, as we knew him.  Miss Shepard was Pete Schindler‘s favorite singer, and the last time I heard from him he called … Continue reading

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Ray Price, 1926 – 2013

Another country legend bites the dust.  Could we have imagined losing George Jones and Ray Price in the same year?  (Not to mention Cowboy Jack Clement and Tompall Glaser.)  Larry Flint has offered to help with a tribute; this week … Continue reading

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