Mr. Bailey inspires poet and rapper, Saran Thompson.
If you don’t know Mr. Bailey’s story, take a listen to Versify; Nashville’s new podcast interview. A full house was present to listen to Versify’s first episode featuring poet Saran Thompson, and Fred Bailey.  If you couldn’t make it – that’s OK – you can now download and listen to the first three Versify episodes in whatever podcast app you use, or stream them all in one place:

Mr. Bailey is the center of attention, surrounded by love, during this photo shoot with Reader’s Digest.
In April, Reader’s Digest put out a call to find the nicest place in America. After 283 nominations, many many photographs, videos, essays, 300,000 viewers, 750,000 readers, 72,832 votes, and 10 finalists, Gallatin was declared victorious!  Mr. Bailey was one of the few citizens honored with an interview. Read more about the nice city of Gallatin here: