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Honky-Tonk Influence

June 2, 2018

His Dad was a singer and record collector, and Mark learned to love music, especially the traditional Country sounds of John Anderson, Don Gibson and Conway Twitty. At just 17 years old, Mark dropped out of high school to play clubs around Southeast Texas.  He slowly built a fan base that loved his traditional Honky-Tonk...

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Almost a Lawyer

May 26, 2018

He was almost completely blind from birth and his first musical talents were evident at just seven years of age. Ronald was swept up in the growing popularity of Rock n Roll in the late fifties, and he formed a band with high school friends, known as, “The Apparitions”. He attended Young Harris College with...

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Taste of Country has posted their 2018 list of the “10 Hottest Country Men.” See the Top 10…...

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Pure Country Roots

May 19, 2018

His father was a part-time Country music artist, and he encouraged Vince to pick up a guitar.  Young Vince did better than that, he also taught himself banjo, bass, mandolin, dobro and fiddle. In high school, he was part of, “Mountain Smoke” and played in Ricky Skagg’s band. Vince Gill was frontman for the band,...

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At the age of seven, she sang in public and by the time she reached her teens, her heart was set on becoming a Country singer. Faith moved to Nashville at 19 and auditioned for singing work.  She did odd jobs to keep the bills paid, including selling T shirts and working at McDonalds. Faith...

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Canadian Treasure

May 5, 2018

He was a rodeo rider in his teens and early twenties, he had a bad fall and needed time to heal.  Ian decided to pick up a guitar and teach himself to play while he recovered.   He attended the Vancouver School of Art and graduated in 1958. His guitar was never too far away, and...

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Cyclones win the Sutherland Cup May 1, 2018     CKNX AM920 were there to capture the big win!...

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He dreamed of being a pitcher in the “big leagues”, but two years of military service and an injury to his pitching arm pointed Charley Pride in another direction. When he was fourteen, his Mom gave him a guitar, and he taught himself to play.  He could sing too, and he became one of only...

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Seasoned Performer at 16

April 21, 2018

When he was 11 years old, his grandfather gave him a guitar, but Sammy had to help support his family when his father died the same year.  Young Sammy Kershaw was out working day jobs and played roadhouses at night.  Barely into his teens, he was opening for Ray Price, Merle Haggard and George Jones....

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