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Keeper of the Stars

January 12, 2019

Tracy was studying business at Texas State University, and sang with a local band called, “Rimfire”. One of his friends convinced him to record, “Your Cheatin’ Heart”, at a mall recording studio.  The owner of the studio entered Tracy into a talent contest, and that lead to a contract with MCA records. Tracy has since...

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Jim’s Dad was a champion fiddle player, and each of his siblings could play various instruments.  Jim learned the fiddle and the mandolin. Jim grew up picking cotton, and he learned Blues directly from African Americans working in the cotton fields. At 16, he hopped a freight train and drifted for several years, then known...

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Top Selling Solo Artist

December 29, 2018

His Mom sang Country Music, recorded on Capital Records, and appeared on Ozark Jubilee.  Young Garth’s home was full of music and there were regular talent nights where the whole family took part.  Garth learned to play guitar and banjo.  He played and sang with his older siblings. His real interest was sports, and he...

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Honky Tonk Story Teller

December 22, 2018

John grew up in Texas, but often traveled with his family to California to pick fruit.  After he graduated from high school, he attended college on a basketball scholarship. John loved the outdoors.  He was an avid fisherman, and after some study of geology in Seattle, he headed for Alaska to search for gold.  The...

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Down Home Country Star

December 15, 2018

Dolly performed on the stage at the Grand Ole Opry at just thirteen.  She knew she wanted a career in Country Music, so she moved to Nashville the day after she graduated from high school. Her first success came as a songwriter.  She has over three thousand songs to her credit, and many have been...

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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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