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Silver Fox

December 8, 2018

He grew up in a musical family, his Mom played piano, and his Dad sang in Gospel quartets, but Charlie had other ideas.  He enrolled at Arkansas State College on a football scholarship, although a football injury changed things. After one semester as a music major, he joined the Air Force. He played Jazz and...

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New Traditionalist

December 1, 2018

Her first introduction to the world of performance was at rodeos.  Both her Father and her Grandfather had been champion steer ropers, with her Father being world champion three times. Her Mother had wanted a career as a Country Music singer, but became a schoolteacher. Reba, and two of her siblings, formed a group called...

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cknx Relief Truck

November 27, 2018

Once again, forces are coming together to help collect food for the local food banks in Huron County. Starting December 3rd,  2018, 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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Steve was struggling after he was downsized, and was taking menial jobs to keep his bills paid, but his real interest had always been music.  He took a chance, and formed with his daughter Amanda, and son Tyler a musical group. Calling themselves, “The Wilkinsons”, they signed to Giant Records, and released their debut single,...

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Two Dozen at the Top

November 17, 2018

Blake was just twelve when he started singing and learning guitar.  Just a few years later, he had written his first song.  He moved to Nashville at seventeen years old to seek a career in Country music. He was to release a song called, “I Wanna Talk About Me” in 2001, but his management opted...

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The Storyteller

November 10, 2018

As a teenager, Tom organized a band called, “The Kentucky Travelers”.   They performed prior to the showing of movies for a traveling theatre.  He also had several stints as a DJ at radio stations in West Virginia.  His first songwriting break came when Jimmy C. Newman recorded his song, “DJ For a Day”. Tom has...

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Zac was the 11th of 12 children, and showed an early interest in music.  He started with his Mother’s guitar at the age of 8, and he took two years of classical guitar lessons.  He soon developed a love of Country and Bluegrass when he started playing on weekends with this father and brother. While...

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While still in high school, five guys got together to form a band.  They called themselves 12 Gauge.  They were practicing in the basement of one of the members’ homes and entered a ‘battle of the bands’ contest in Grande Prairie, Alberta.  They won the opportunity to write and record an EP.  They wasted no...

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In 1984, a group was formed with mostly session musicians, playing local clubs, and keeping the focus on a traditional Country sound. Over the years, Shenandoah re-invented itself as various members left the group, and new players joined.  They disbanded completely, more than once, re-formed, and carried on.  Through all the changes, the band remained...

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Working Man’s Country

October 6, 2018

He was taught his first chords by his Dad, who played in a local Country band in Kentucky.  John, and his older brother Eddie, both played in the family band where talents were honed and perfected.  Eddie went on to be half of Montgomery Gentry, and John became a solo artist, playing what he called,...

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