Robbie Ansley was born in 1967 a country boy from the start his family lived in a small share croppers house on his great grandpas farm in McDuffie County where his mother sang to him and he soon began singing with her at home and in church.
Ansley started writing country songs in 1996 when Robbie and a friend went around to a few local churches to play and sing also on a local radio station where Greg Harden called them the singing welders.
In 2003 Robbie won third place in the VH1 song of the year writing contest for country songs.
In 2008 he worked on a project with Standoff Studios on some songs for a reality fishing show that was aired on the outdoor channel called “The Catch”.
Ansley is also a published poet and Author writing short stories for a local paper and is now working on a novel.
Robbie formed several bands before joining a local Thomson band” Southbound” where he co-wrote songs on their album” Up To My Neck In Red” that was released in 2005.
They played all over the CSRA including “The Day In The Country” and at “The Country Club”in Augusta Ga.Later the band changed their name to “17 South” where Ansley Co-wrote more songs on their Album released in 2008.
They opened For over 25 Major Artist Such as Tracy Lawrence, Trace Adkins, Shenandoah, John Anderson, Danielle Peck, T-Gram Brown, Jeff-Bates and Lady Antebellum just to name a few.
The Band Broke up in 2009. and he is writing new songs and and now Robbie is working on his book plus doing artwork to sell to pay for his recordings right now in the studio recording his first solo album . What keeps him going is his love of music that runs so deep.
Right now he is currently involved in doing his Facebook live show called The Pea Ridge Junktion, and working on his record hopefully ready to release it sometime in September, to iTunes and radio stations across the country , daily working on his art, and also writing his book.
Robbie plans on playing locally soon but hopefully getting the right call and playing across the country and someday play at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.