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When it comes to working your way to the top, Tracy Lawrence knows all about it. Lawrence worked as an ironworker and in phone sales, to earn enough money to live, while he wrote songs and played as many dates as he could.  The effort has paid off, with forty singles and eight number one...

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Please note some vulgar language is used in this interview....

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Country Crossover Star

July 16, 2016

Lee Ann Womack’s music style is a special mixture of traditional Country music and contemporary sounds.  This blend has placed her on top of both the Billboard Country Chart and the Billboard Hot 100.  Her single, “I Hope You Dance”, from 2000, brought her to the attention of people from all walks of life. She has received...

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Buzz Reynolds from CKNX Mornings meets with John Tiede, founder of Hear Well Be Well. Watch the video below.   About Hear Well Be Well What We Stand For While our business is about helping clients hear to the best of their ability, our mission is to profoundly improve the quality of our clients’ lives....

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All He Can Be

July 9, 2016

He was known as “Bubba Wray”, when he sang with his brother Scott as, “The Wray Brothers”.  Then in 1990, “Bubba” became Collin Raye and his debut single as a solo artist was, “All I Can Be”.  The follow up single, “Love, Me”, became Collin Raye’s first number one hit.  Since then, Collin has achieved...

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Western Swing has been around a long time.  Since the early days of Jazz and Big Bands,  steel guitar and fiddle players have been playing their versions of Jazz sounds, but with a “Western” feel.  Bob Wills and Louis Jordan brought, “Western Swing” to the forefront, and now, “The Western Swing Authority” from Waterloo, Ontario is...

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Bluegrass and Country

June 25, 2016

She has more Grammy Awards than any other female singer, a total of 27, and she’s helped keep Bluegrass music popular.  Alison Krauss made her first recording at the age of fourteen, and has since released fourteen albums.  Alison credits her mother for getting her started in music because her Mom wanted to find “interesting”...

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Maverick Music

June 18, 2016

The Mavericks formed in 1989 in Miami Florida, and their music is a unique combination of “Latin”, “Rockabilly” and “Traditional Country” sounds.  The formula works, and the group has produced 14 singles, six studio albums and won a Grammy Award for “Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group” in 1996, for their single, “Here Comes the Rain”....

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Clearly Canadian

June 11, 2016

Everything about George Fox is, “Clearly Canadian”.  Raised on a cattle ranch in Alberta, Fox has written and sung songs about Canadian life for three decades.  He has won, “Male Vocalist of the Year” three times, he has been host of the CCMA Awards show from 1991 to 1994, and in 1995 his home town...

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You know him for his number one hits, “Sunshine on my Shoulders”, Annie’s Song”, “Thank God I’m a Country Boy”, and “I’m Sorry”. You also know him for his many appearances on The Muppets.  He was a guest on the TV show, “McCloud”, and starred in, “Oh God”, with George Burns in 1977.  He was...

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