In 1984 Bill Anderson approached his twenty-fifth anniversary in country
music. One of three people named a Top SOngwriter of ALl-Time and the holder
of virtually every other award in his field, he was pretty close to the top
of the world.
A good businessman as well as a great entertainer, Anderson believed in a bright
future for himself and his familyhis wife, Becky, and his three children.
Then, in a single moment, his world turned upside down. A drunk driver hit Becky
Anderson's car, and she suffered life-threatening injuries.
In this compelling account of his life, Anderson interweaves the dramatic
story of his wife's accident and its irrevocable imprint on their lives
with his recounting of almost thirty years in show business. The juxtaposition
of the two stories movingly illustrates life's ironies and triumphs, both
personal and professional.
Filled with rare honesty, warmth, compassion, and gratitude, with love for and
devotion to his work and his family, Bill Anderson's story both entertains and