Hear the life and music of John Anderson at 11 am on the Sunday Morning Country Classic Spotlight on October 1st.  The Country Classic Show begins at 9 am at 98.1 FM Minnesota’s New Country, online or download our mobile app.

Singer John Anderson was released on September 2nd from the hospital in Charleston, Virginia where he was being treated for a heart attack he suffered on Saturday, August 30.  CMT News says surgeons implanted a stent in the affected artery and doctors expect the singer to have a quick and full recovery.

Anderson had his major breakthrough on the country music chart in 1982 with the release of “Swingin,” giving him his second number one country hit after “Wild and Blue.”  Other hit recordings include “Straight Tequila Night,” “Black Sheep,” “Seminole Wind” and “Money in the Bank.”

Anderson has had a very successful career that has lasted over thirty-five years.  He has charted more than 40 singles on the Billboard Country Chart including five number ones.  He was also inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on October 5, 2014.

Anderson lives in Smithville, Tennessee and has called it home for more than 30 years.


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