Bill Cody Biography

Host of GAC's Master Series

Bill Cody

A proud Southerner, Bill Cody hosts GAC's Master Series, a program that highlights artists who have been "masters" and survived the test of time in the country music industry. Formatted to include artists from the 1990s and 2000s, as well as the videos of country music legends who have influenced today's country artists.

Cody also hosts The Bill Cody Show on 650-WSM radio, which is the legendary radio home of sister GAC program Grand Ole Opry Live. Previous stints also include countless hosting positions for country radio stations and shows, such as 95 WSM-FM, the nationally syndicated Nashville Record Review and Country's Most Wanted and television stations, such as The Nashville Network (TNN). Cody is also the voice of The Wonders of Wildlife Honors special with Tracy Byrd and friends.

Cody says his favorite artists are Bob Wills, Lefty Frizzell, Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, as well as George Strait, Michael Martin Murphey, Lee Roy Parnell, Suzy Bogguss and Patty Loveless. Interests outside the country music scene include football and hockey. In fact, Cody also serves as the public address "in arena" voice for the NHL's Nashville Predators.