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Eighteen number ones!

November 18, 2017

He could have gone to art school, but he opted to join the US Army.  He joined a musical trio and discovered his talent for performance and after leaving the Army decided to pursue his dream. It wasn’t easy for Earl Thomas Conley and for ten years he worked odd jobs to make ends meet,...

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cknx Relief Truck

November 17, 2017

Once again, forces are coming together to help collect food for the local food banks in Huron County. Starting December 1st, 2017, Buzz Reynolds from CKNX AM920 will move into and live in an empty 53 ft. tractor trailer. He will broadcast his morning radio show from there until it’s full of non-perishable food items...

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Ten Top Tens

November 11, 2017

He was playing honky-tonks and beer joints at the age of twelve, and he met George Jones when he was just fourteen.  By the time he reached the legal drinking age, he was opening for Ray Price, Merle Haggard and George Jones. He grew up fast and it took a toll on Sammy Kershaw, so...

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They formed in Toronto in 1984, have released fifteen albums, four live recordings and had the most performed song in Canada in 1992.  They have  eleven Juno Awards to their credit. Blue Rodeo was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2012, another accolade for this powerhouse group with over three decades in the...

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A Country Bright Light

October 28, 2017

She was raised in a poor home, she worked hard, and had a big heart as anyone who knew Dottie West would easily confirm. Dottie West is known for her duets with Kenny Rogers, and the pair won the CMA award for,”Vocal Duo of the Year” in 1978 and 1979.  She also reached the top...

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Eric Church has just released the video for "Round Here Buzz"!...

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Canadian “George Strait”

October 14, 2017

As a child, growing up in Sudbury, Ontario, Gil Grand had lots of musical inspiration. Twenty or so of his extended family members routinely gathered for jam sessions, playing all types of traditional Country and Folk music. Gil’s sound has been compared with George Jones and George Strait, and Gil counts both as inspirations. His...

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29 Number One Hits!

October 7, 2017

He received his first guitar at the age of 18, and taught himself to play. He studied advertising at East Tennessee State University and graduated in 1990, but what Kenny Chesney loved most was writing and singing songs. He has recorded 20 albums, has had 40 songs in the top 10.  Twenty nine of those...

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Hard Work & A Little Luck

September 30, 2017

He worked as a DJ, played in a house band performing cover tunes, and released his first LP in 1996.  In 2001 he entered a singing contest sponsored by Country Music Television, and won! It brought Aaron Pritchett a professional music video and ten thousand dollars. The money went into his next LP, “Consider This”. Since...

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Texas Talent

September 16, 2017

With more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs Chart, including nine at number One, Lonestar is one of the best known Country groups of the 1990’s. They began in 1992, calling themselves “Texassee” because all five founding members were from Texas. They met in Nashville, as performers at Opryland. They have a long...

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