ARTIST BIOS | BOOKS | MAGAZINE WORK | SONGWRITING | SPEAKING | PHOTOGRAPHY | POETRY | ROB’S BIO
               
 

     

BOOKS: AS AUTHOR or EDITOR

American Music Legends (Editor) - Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores, 2005
Tennessee State Symbols - Univ. of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, 2002
Daughter of the Air: The Life of Cornelia Fort - Atlantic Monthly Press, NY 1999 / 2001 paper
50 Seasons: A History of the Nashville Symphony - Thomas Nelson, Nashville, 1996

AS CONTRIBUTOR

The Ultimate Bird Lover - ed. Marty Becker - Health Communications, 2010
Faith, Truth, and Freedom: Gerd Ludemann - Global Publications, Binghamton, 2002
Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture - Rutledge Hill Press 1998; three articles

AS GHOSTWRITER OR EDITOR

— LOVE TO STAY by Adam Hamilton, 2013 - Abingdon Press
— THE WAY by Adam Hamilton, 2012 - Abingdon Press
— GROWING RICH by Randall Baskin, 2012 - Autumn Crest Publishing
— FORGIVENESS by Adam Hamilton, 2012 - Abingdon Press
— MARRIED FOR REAL by Eddie and Tamara George, 2012 - Abingdon Press
— THE JOURNEY by Adam Hamilton, 2011 - Abingdon Press
— THE SINGIN' SALMON MAN, Arnie Deckwa 2011 - Cornet Bay Publishing
— 24 HOURS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD, Adam Hamilton, 2009 - Abingdon Press
LED TO FOLLOW, by Howard Olds and Cal Turner, Jr., 2008 - Abingdon Press
CHRISTIANITY'S FAMILY TREE
, by Adam Hamilton, 2007 - Abingdon Press
MOMENTUM FOR LIFE, Michael Slaughter, 2007 - Abingdon Press

ARTICLES

More than 300 published in periodicals including:

The Washington Post
Guideposts
Ducks Unlimited
Field & Stream
Birder's World
Free Inquiry
Country Weekly
The Conservationist
American Songwriter
Nashville Scene
Creem
Griffith Observer
Country Journal
Society of Biblical Literature Forum (formerly Religious Studies News)

POETRY

Rolling Stone
Epoch
Kansas Quarterly
Frogpond
Modern Haiku
Cicada
Brussels Sprout
Dragonfly

In other haiku magazines in the U.S., Canada, and Japan, and in the books:

How To Write And Publish Poetry (1990, The WORDshop)
How To Care For Your Aging Parents (1992, Mulholland Pacific)
Haiku Moment (1993, Charles E. Tuttle), and Haiku World (1996, Kodasha International)

RADIO, TELEVISION, VIDEO, THEATER

— Trace Adkins, "The King's Gift" Christmas tour, writer, 2013
— Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40, Nashville Bureau Chief 2005-present
— American Country Countdown with Bob Kingsley. Nashville Bureau Chief 1995-2005
— Bob Kingsley Album Premiere Specials:
     Ronnie Dunn, "Ronnie Dunn," Dial-Global, 6/4/2011
     Brad Paisley, "This Is Country Music," Dial-Global, 5/21/2011
     Taylor Swift, "Speak Now," Dial-Global, 10/25/2010
     Kenny Chesney, "Hemingway's Whiskey," Dial-Global, 9/23/2010
     Carrie Underwood, "Play On," Dial-Global, 11/3/2009
     Brad Paisley, "American Saturday Night," Dial-Global, 6/20/2009
     George Strait, "The Road Less Traveled," ABC Radio, 11/6/2001
     Alabama, "Dancin' On The Boulevard," ABC Radio, 4/7/1997
— Bob Kingsley Salutes America's Veterans, two-hour special, ABC Radio, 11/11/2005
— Bob Kingsley Presents: 1989-2004, A Country Music Retrospective, ABC Radio, 5/1/2004
— Group Repertory Theater, Los Angeles. Music and lyrics, Mud Pies & White Dresses, 1995
— Nashville Symphony Orchestra, writer, 30-second TV spot, 1993. Addy Award
— Warner Bros. Records, writer, video bio, Marilyn McCoo, 1991. Addy Award
— Bridgestone USA, writer, industrial film, 1990.

ALBUM LINER NOTES

Sony Legacy Series-Kenny Chesney 2010
Sony Legacy Series-Sara Evans 2010
Sony Legacy Series-Montgomery Gentry 2010
SHARE project (George Jones, T. Graham Brown, Diamond Rio, Hal Ketchum, others) 2003
24, Point of Grace (Word/Curb/Warner Bros.) 2003
20 Year Box Set, Bellamy Bros. 1996

OTHER AWARDS

Best Short Magazine Article, 2005, Southeastern Outdoor Press Assn., "Bullfrog," South Carolina Wildlife
2nd Place, Columns, 2003, International Regional Mag. Assn. -- For Wildlife Watchers
2nd Place, Features, 2001, Association of Alternative Newspapers -- "Feathers And Blood"
Best Feature Story, 2001, National Newspaper Assn. Better Newspaper Contest -- "Feathers And Blood," Nashville Scene
Best Sports Feature 2000, National Newspaper Assn. -- "Tough Enough," Nashville Scene
Best Column, 2000, International Regional Mag. Assn. -- For Wildlife Watchers, South Carolina Wildlife
Tennessee History Book Award, 1999, TN Historical Commission/TN Library Assn. Daughter of the Air

MISCELLANEOUS

Facilitator, Nashville Diversity in Dialogue, 1999-2005
Board of Directors, Alcohol and Drug Council of Middle Tennessee, 2004
Board of Directors, Nashville Area Recovery Alliance, 2002-4
Board Chairman, Tennessee Outdoor Writers Assn., 2000; President 1999
Publisher, Tennessee Bicentennial Calendar -- Altheus Press, 1996
Mediator, Nashville Conflict Resolution Center, Davidson County General Sessions Courts
Speaker, writing conferences, college classes, nationwide
Scores of TV and radio appearances, including C-SPAN 2, CMT

LEISURE

Running (17:18 5k, 1:20 half-marathon, 2:57 marathon, age 45)
Birding
Astronomy

PUBLICATIONS

Music Connection magazine, Los Angeles, managing editor 1980-3
The Bradford Era, Bradford, PA, city editor 1976-8; reporter 1974-6

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