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MKOC News

Dec. 16, 2006


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Hi All,

Can ya believe it? Two newsletters in one week!  (Don't get used to it.. ya never know when I'll go awol again.. LOL)
FYI - I kept the news about MKOC's Featured Artist just in case any of you missed the last newsletter. Please take time to visit and hear Sean Bennett.

Sean Bennett MKOC Featured Artist

Seargent First Class, Sean Bennett - Currently Serving In Iraq

Sean wrote me last week with a song he'd recorded just one day before being shipped out to Iraq. I just loved the song and his style and I waned to be able to "grant" his Christmas wish to help his song get heard and hopefully some of you DJs out there will give it airplay. Visit Sean's page on MKOC to hear the song and find out more about this soldier and his music Just click the pic!.

MKOC Christmas
If you haven't visited yet, please be sure to drop by the MKOC Christmas section of the site. There's tons of great Christmas song clips from many of your MKOC favorites like Narvel Felts, Joe Tinoco w/ wife, Tamra Holde-Tinoco and many, many more. There's also poetry and a special MKOC Christmas card dedicated to y'all!

MKOC Store
Netflix, Inc.Still got Christmas shopping to do? Looking for something special for yourself? Check the MKOC Store where you'll find Books, Music, Videos, Software, Electronics, Website Hosts/Servers and more! Don't pay the high prices you find in the stores. I've researched the links posted to give everyone an opportunity to buy great things at the best prices.

Artist Info
Artists, be sure to check out the "Info" section as it's been updated with even more info.. web links, sheet music, instruments and more.

MKOC Official Artists
Song Clips Added.. Just Click a Song Title to hear music in Real Audio - Songs in RED are for Christmas!
Debbie Miles
Debbie Miles
If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
Harold Hill
Harold Hill
San Antonio Sweetheart
Hoyt Hughes
Hoyt Hughes
WWW.Gone
Joe Tinoco
Joe Tinoco
Merry Christmas, Baby
Narvel Felts
Narvel Felts
I Want to be Home for Christmas
Red Johnson
Red Johnson
A Soldier Died Today
New
Tecia McKenna
Tecia McKenna
Goodbye's What You Got
Tony Oliphant
Tony Oliphant
Can't Change Your Mind
The song collection above are some of my favorites of the MKOC Official Artists. Please take time to visit their web sites to hear all the music and choose your favorites. Write me, and maybe your favorite will be the next song showcased.

Narvel Felts

Narvel FeltsBe sure to check out "News From Narvel" to see his reports of each month of the year about his 50th Anniversary Tour!

Visit the MKOC Christmas section to hear Narvel's Christmas songs! One is listed just above here in red text.

New show dates have been added to Narvel's site. Check the schedule so you won't miss the next show nearest you!



NarvelFelts


Red Johnson

Red JohnsonGreat things in store for Red's fans! TWO NEW CDs are now available for purchase. Hurry to get yours before Christmas!

"Oh, What a Beautiful World" and "Yesteryears" contain 12 tracks each.

The following song is from the CD, "Yesteryears" and I pray that each and everyone of you will not only listen to it, but send your friends to listen to it as well. When I was recording the song file for Red's site, I got chills and started crying. I teased Red that he shouldn't make his webmaster cry if he wanted me to get any work done but the truth is, this song, while written long ago is so poinient to today's tragedies.

Listen to, "A Soldier Died Today" then visit Red's site to find out how you can own it!

Red Johnson

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(Note from Marli: My apologies for not getting this news to y'all sooner.)

Thursday, November 30, 2006
COUNTRY STAR AARON TIPPIN SPENT THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY WITH TROOPS DEPLOYED OVERSEAS
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(Nashville, TN) – Country music star Aaron Tippin left for Afghanistan Nov. 18 and performed for the troops stationed there through Nov. 27. He performed music from his new album, “Now & Then,” as well as his well-known hits. This was his second Thanksgiving tour sponsored by Stars for Stripes and U.S. Army, Europe.

“Those are the real working men and women, and if I can repay even an ounce of what they are doing for me, my family, and my country by taking their mind off of the day-to-day risks … well, I can’t think of a better thing to do with my time,” Tippin said. “They have been fighting for the rights we take for granted every day, and I want to make sure they know we’re thankful.”

Stars for Stripes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality entertainment to internationally deployed U.S. service members, according to its Web site. The organization also is a member of America Supports You, a Defense Department program highlighting ways Americans and the corporate sector are supporting the nation’s military.

Tippin launched his career in 1991 with his debut single, “You’ve Got to Stand For Something,” a single that reached Top 10 status and quickly became an anthem for Operation Desert Storm. He found that many viewed him as a voice of patriotism, a badge he wears proudly to this day.

On the heels of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Tippin again rose to the occasion with “Where The Stars And Stripes and the Eagle Fly.” He donated the proceeds from the single, which zoomed to the No. 2 position on the Billboard chart, to the Disaster Relief Fund of the Nashville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.

“Country fans went out and bought the record to help other Americans who needed help at the time,” Tippin said. “That’s common of what real country fans are like.”

It’s the fan enthusiasm and support that has motivated the singer to take an active role not only through his music, but through performances for the troops.

To date, Tippin has performed for more than 500,000 military personnel either overseas or at home.

For additional information on Tippin, visit www.aarontippin.com
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Jake Owen
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Newcomer Owen arrives at his debut with a passel of co-writes with top Nashville tunesmiths Brett James and Casey Beathard (as well as eight with his producer, Jimmy Ritchey), and has enjoyed opening tour slots for Kenny Chesney and Brad Paisley. That means his label expects big things. The Florida native hits the usual radio-ready topics--the bikini stirrings of "Something About a Woman," the drinking-her-off-my-mind pain of "The Bottle and Me." But balancing the good-time single "Yee Haw" is the affecting and well-crafted title tune--which revolves around the poor judgment of youth and the desire to live a better life--and the serious "Ghosts," an alcoholic's confession of regret and resolve. With his Southern-everyman drawl and standard-issue Haggard vocal stylings, Owen will live or die by his songs. How well he can follow this up should tell the tale. --Alanna Nash

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Gary Allan

BACKSTAGE FOOTBALL
11-30-2006

The 2006 #1 draft pick, Jay Cutler, will make his first start in an NFL game as the Denver Broncos quarterback on Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks---but perhaps to calm his nerves, he chilled out this past weekend at the Gary Allan concert at Denver's Fillmore venue.

Gary's football loving band just happened to have a football on board the bus so while backstage, Cutler warmed up for his NFL debut by hurtling a long pass to Allan's steel player, C.J. Eudeen, who deftly caught the throw.

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Gary Allan's CD, "Tough All Over"

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Joe Nichols

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Suns of March Track Featured on DMX

Montgomery, Alabama - December 11, 2006 - Suns of March single, "I Learned It From You" will be featured on DMX, a company that supplies in-store radio to many retailers across the United Kingdom. Through their affiliation with music distributor Pulse Rated, the single will be featured on a one hour show that will air in several chains across the UK such as WHSmith and Bookers Cash & Carry.

About Pulse Rated
Reaching an amazing 8.1 million homes in the UK via Sky channel 0155, Pulse Rated is the world’s leading internet & satellite radio broadcaster playing only the very best music from new, unsigned, and emerging artists from around the world. Pulse Rated currently features and promotes over 2,000 acts from a total of 39 countries and is a firm favourite with discerning listeners and website visitors searching for the newest, coolest acts.

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This isn't an advertisement... it's a "Head's Up" for artists.

I found out about Kunaki thanks to singer/songwriter, Russ McDaniel. Russ has been using the service and told me about it so I could let other artists know of it's services.

Russ wrote, "I was surprised they do everything on line. They create a CD with all the artwork, tracks, shrinkwrap, bar code etc. Then they snail mail a complete CD with everything. They do this all free. Then they set up a digital store free. They mail hard copy's to customers; 1 or 100 or whatever. The cost at that point is $1.60 per CD. I don't have to buy them till I sell them, They handle the credit cards. too! How cool is that?"

Russ summed it up quite nicely. I checked over the site's information and from the looks of things, I feel many of you may find it useful. Take time to read over things carefully. As always, the leg work is up to you.. I'm just the messanger. ;)

How's that for a "not responsible" clause? ;)

Seriously.. check it out. If it's not for you, you've only taken a moment of your time to look at it. Then again, you may find that it's just what you've been looking for.. an affordable way to publish and sell your CDs and DVDs!

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CRS 38 Promotion Awards

By Renee Fonner
CRS 38 Agenda Chair
Marketing/Promotion Director
KFKF - Kansas City

Is your Holiday shopping complete? Me? Haven’t even started! It’s on the list to do – and I’ve got one more thing for you to do to… The CRS Promotion Awards!

As you know CRS-38 is February 28 – March 2, 2007 which means you need to get your entry for Promotion of the Year in to the CRB.

It’s easy to submit! Put your great promotion idea into a one page PDF file and log on to www.crb.org for submission requirements.

Be sure to include your name, station call letters and city, and daytime phone number, and market size. We’ll select a winner in Large, Medium, and Small markets. Each of the 3 winners will get a FREE* trip to CRS-38.

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2006 COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS

Used with permission. Copyright 2005 Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc., all rights reserved. Visit www.crb.org

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The Bridge Works by Bill Littleton

The new edition of thebridgeworks is up, thanks to the diligence of webmaster/brother-in-law Sherm!! This list seems to grow on its own these days -- if you don't know why you get this, I probably don't either, so feel free to request a deletion ... OR hang on with us if you perceive we may be fun!!

Our basic family unit will be out of town during the week between Christmas and New Year's, but it shouldn't affect the January edition any more than my being home does. :-)
Blessings to all, Bill
There's always a chair with your name on it at Uncle Willam's Place http://www.unclewillamsplace.com
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TRITT AND MOORE POSE WITH CRAIG FERGUSON PRIOR TO LATE LATE SHOW PERFORMANCE

TravisTritt-Sam Moore.jpg (7001 bytes)(Nashville, TN) -- Long known as a multi-platinum selling artist in country music, Travis Tritt is now finding success in R&B alongside a music legend. Tritt, a two-time Grammy winner for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, has let his rhythm and blues influences show a little more in recent years. In 2002, Tritt and Ray Charles collaborated for the one-hour music special CMT Crossroads. He is now working with American Idol’s Randy Jackson, to co-produce his new album set to hit the shelves next summer. Tritt’s newest R&B flavored style can be heard on Sam Moore’s new album, Overnight Sensational, which has been met with rave reviews.

Tritt and the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer recorded “Riding Thumb” and performed it on CBS’ Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson on December 4th.

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Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME
An audio Christmas essay by Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan
Click this link to listen: http://www.kokosuniverse.com/avi/jm/wma/christmas.htm
DJ's who would like an mp3, please email us.

THE SUNSET TRAIN.

This story concerns a gift, so I send it to you each Christmas Season. - JB

He headed for the cashier's counter, hoping that the curtain rods he was carrying were the ones she wanted, when he saw it for the first time.

Funny! He'd been in this store and up and down these aisles dozens of times, but he had never noticed those wall pictures before. He wasn't much of an art critic, but he DID know he'd never seen anything quite like that train picture.

The surface of the picture was textured to look like a genuine oil painting, and somehow that scene looked more real than life!
The silver steam from the old engine glowing in the sunset, billowing against the yellow-blue-orange-pink sky.

The brightly colored, but weather worn railroad cars. The red caboose so real you could almost step right into it. Each piece of gravel along the track, each clump of vegetation on the lonesome prairie clearly defined and casting a long, late afternoon shadow.

The mountains were a bluish haze against the distant horizon. It was a painting you could stare at for a long time, finding details previously overlooked.

A bell rang. The store was closing. On impulse he hurried to the Customer Service Desk and put the picture on "layaway" with five dollars, that should really have gone toward overdue bills. He didn't know when he'd be able to manage the eleven-ninety-five balance. He paid for the curtain rods and went home, feeling a little guilty.

She stood back and looked critically at the curtains she'd hung.

He told her that they sure made a big difference in the little apartment. She laughed that, at least the curtains looked better than the view of the trash cans in the alley.

He held her and said he wished he could provide her with a decent home, with enough furnishings to go around, and she replied that they weren't doing too badly for newlyweds, and that she believed in him. He didn't mention the money he'd foolishly spent on a picture of a train.

Pay day again, and another losing battle with arithmetic. If only a single tree or a patch of grass could be seen from their window,
it might raise their spirits by interrupting the stark drabness surrounding their dingy, low rent apartment.

He felt especially sorry for her, being stuck there all day. At least taking the bus to the factory everyday gave him a change of scene.

These were his thoughts as he paid the cashier and waited for the large picture to be wrapped.

He centered it carefully on the wall over the big easy chair with the broken spring, and called her to come in from the kitchenette
and take a look at the "surprise". Wiping her hands on her apron, she glanced around the room until her eyes stopped at the unexpected explosion of color. It was so beautiful she almost cried! It was like having a window overlooking a lovely, peaceful valley locked in eternal sunset. They held hands and stared at the painting until dinner almost burned.

Years struggled by, and the broken spring chair was replaced by a new living room suite, complete with payment book. They moved several times in the course of their lives, first to a couple of larger apartments, then to a house in a suburban development and finally, anticlimactically, back to another cheap apartment, where they were to spend their autumn years.

The infirmities of old age often require a tightening of purse strings. They weren't complaining though. They'd been through rough times before.

Through the years they'd managed to hang on to two treasures: the Sunset Train painting and a true love for each other. Maybe they weren't so poor after all.

It hit him hard when she passed away. Somehow, he's always imagined he'd be the first to go. He wasn't prepared for the horrible emptiness. Nobody ever is.

He took the habit of conversing with her, even though she was gone. He'd stare at the painting and talk over old times.

Sometimes he'd sit for hours in front of the television, but his eyes would wander back to the Sunset Train, their most prized possession. He'd imagine that they were together in that valley, or riding on the train itself.

The neighbors, aware of his condition since her death, occasionally dropped in to check on him. Conversations always gravitated to the unusual picture.

Several days had passed before anyone noticed the junk mail and newspapers accumulated outside his front door. Fearing the old man had died, and after receiving no answer to their knocking and calling, the neighbors set their shoulders to the door and the old wood gave way.

Finding no one in the apartment, all clothes intact in the closets, and the television left on, the neighbors notified the police of the old man's disappearance. They arrived shortly after.

While the premises were being inspected, an officer casually commented to a neighbor, "Unusual painting in there! So realistic, I mean."

"Yeah," replied the other, "everybody remarks about that train picture. It's real pretty."

"No," said the policeman, "I'm talkin' about that big picture of the valley and the sunset, and all that. There's a railroad track runnin' through it, I guess, but no train. Yep, I'm sure there was no train in that picture."

And he was right. The train was gone.

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AUTHOR'S NOTE.
We also wrote a song about The Sunset Train, and I've sketched a little picture for you that you can see here: http://tinyurl.com/csz9f

Jack Blanchard
2003, 2006.

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Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan
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Stardust Compilation #64

Jack and Misty are one of the best duos in the independent world
and have been receiving voluminous airplay worldwide for a number of years. We at Stardust are proud to have them as part of our family!

*ATTENTION ARTISTS: Accepting songs for the January Compilation (Stardust Compilation #65). All songs need to be received no later than January 5, 2007. CONTACT US FOR UPDATED STARDUST INFORMATION!

The Stardust Family of Stardust Records


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December 15, 2006
4th Annual Fox Mountain Country Music Festival, Aug. 2-5, 2007
6128 Aylesford Road, Nova Scotia, Canada

Hello Friends:

Well, 2006 has almost come to a close. I’ll make this brief and it will be the last e-zine till 2007, so let me take this opportunity to wish you all once again, A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY SEASON. I’m looking forward to passing on much more information regarding the festival next year, in the months ahead.

With Christmas Day only 11 days from now, ask your wife, husband, mother, lover or significant other for a weekend pass for the festival. It’s a great place to meet old friends, make new ones and be entertained. There is still time to get a pass before Christmas. Call Gilbert at 902- 847- 3747.

Please feel free to share the newsletters with your friends who are not on my email list. If they would like to be added, ask them to drop me an email at joyceseamone@bwr.eastlink.ca

Until next time, my personal thought for today is: I have picked a TEAM who are good at things that I am NOT good at. They do their thing and I do mine. We each understand each others jobs but most importantly, as we come TOGETHER AS ONE, we produce something we are all proud of.

Keeping It Country: Joyce Seamone, Music Coordinator
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www.foxmountaincampingpark.com/countrymusic.htm
Inquiries Welcome- Should you not wish to receive these newsletters please let me know. Thank you.
Roots Music Report

Roots Music Report launching new California, Tennessee, Illinois and New York roots music charts!
January 2007.

All US states will be represented with an individual radio airplay chart soon.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

Roots Music Report
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Erin Hay # 1 This Week

ErinHay.jpg (4628 bytes)Thanks to everyone who supported Erin Hay and helped make her # 1 this week on the Roots Music Chart (True Country Genre). http://www.rootsmusicreport.com/

We appreciate all the DJ's who played her and a very special thanks to promoter Gary Bradshaw gbradshaw3@cox.net for all the hard work it took to get Erin to #1.

Watch for the new "Single" "My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You" that was shipped this week on Western Heart Compilation CD. Thanks to Bob Grady Record Distributors & John Lomax III Record Distribution for the orders for THE COLLECTION CD.

Wholesalers & Record Distributors can contact Lonnie Ratliff at NashvilleShowcase@comcast.net to purchase the new Erin Hay CD.

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CountryStars.com Reviews Erin Hay

Erin Hay - The Collection
By: George Peden, CSO Staff Journalist


ErinHay-CD-TheCollection.jpg (7200 bytes)Her catch-phrase is a revealing truth. For talented Erin Hay "When it’s too country for everyone else, it’s just right for me" is more about attitude than a boastful declaration. And just right it is, as her latest release The Collection (Westwood Int'l. Records) proves.

Drawing popular cuts from three previous albums and five tracks from her upcoming Blue Country Song album, this Southern California-raised and now Nashville-based singer and songwriter delivers strongly across an album of toe-tappers, weepers and traditional country fare. It’s easily understood, given the talent here, how she’s been one of the Internet’s most downloaded on country music sites.

Now with 23 of her best, Hay with long-time pal and musical mentor Lonnie Ratliff has something here that spans her career chase that started with her Nashville arrival in ‘91. That’s not to say Erin Hay hasn’t already earned fan and industry interest. She has. She’s toured Europe and Australia; and she’s well regarded on the American Indie circuit. But that final breakthrough, that final industry embrace, has eluded her. Maybe that’s about to change. She has the voice, she has the style and with this album, providing it snags the needed interest, she could have the fame. She’s done the hard yards, she’s worn the shoe leather, and she’s certainly a worthy waiter in the wings. Her best of may just be the blowtorch to create the needed smoke and fire.

The album kicks to life with "I’d Be In Memphis". Spirited and engaging, piano, steel and guitar lead the charge on a track that mines misery, but in the most musical of ways. Strength and determinism show up on the Hay and Ratliff-penned "Leaning On A Rock That Never Rolls", while the stain and shadow of war and its aftermath echo on "Midnight At The Old Soldiers’ Home". Memory prodders come offered with the Tom.T.Hall classic "Harper Valley PTA" and John Denver’s "Take Me Home Country Roads" is a welcomed inclusion.

With a confident vocal style, Hay remains consistent, and consistently good, when she tackles heart tugs like "Ten Thousand Teardrops Ago", the Bill Jackson-penned "The Tree" and the classic "Don’t Worry Bout Me", a Marty Robbins memory.

And that’s one of her defining strengths. Hay can sing just about anything. Whether she’s cutting loose with the steel-driven ode to the Opry, ‘The Circle", or the Dolly Parton cut, "False Eyelashes", or the Leroy Van Dyke charter, "Walk On By", or the lamenting truth of "Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad" Hay brings feel, voice and melody to all she tackles.

Erin Hay: remember the name. Watch and wait. Meanwhile, become acquainted. The Collection is a solid introduction to a discovery waiting to happen.

1. I'd Be In Memphis
2. Leaning On A Rock That Never Rolls
3. Midnight At The Old Soldiers' Home
4. Harper Valley P.T.A.
5. Ten Thousand Teardrops Ago
6. Take Me Home Country Roads
7. Givin' Old Memories Away
8. Somebody's Angel
9. The Tree
10. Don't Worry Bout Me
11. Farther Along
12. If Teardrops Were Pennies 
13. The Circle
14. False Eyelashes
15. Walk On By
16. My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You
17. Tennessee Moon
18. Honky Tonk Heaven
19. There Goes My Everything
20. Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad
21. Mirror, Mirror (On The Wall)
22. Honky Tonk Girl
23. I Got The Blues Again



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BIG RAIN WINS VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Wildfire_BigRain.jpg (6788 bytes)Indie World Country has selected Big Rain as their Vocal Group of the Year! Upon hearing the news, Bruce Guynn of Big Rain said "It is an honor to be elected the IndieWorld 2006 award winner for best Vocal Group of the Year. We want to say thank you to the IndieWorld Country Report, its Staff, and all the Panel Members...With so many talented Artists to choose from, it is not only an honor for us to be included, but we are very thankful to have had this opportunity, and to be recognized for what we do."

Big Rain features a core trio of Bruce Guynn, Peter Alamo, and James Chatterton. Bruce Guynn handles lead vocals, bass guitar, and keyboards. Peter Alamo plays lead and rhythm guitars and sings vocal harmony. James Chatterton adds guitars and piano. Big Rain has been performing nonstop for eleven years. The band’s dynamic sound is built on superb songwriting and vocals. Their current single is "December Night", and can be found on their self-titled cd.

For MP3s, the Big Rain album, photos, or to schedule an interview, contact Laura Claffey with Wildfire Publicity at Laura@wildfirepublicity.net or 615-825-0019.

www.BigRain.net

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Next update: Jaunary 3rd, 2006!
   
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Hour #1     Big Al's Country Homestead     NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #2     Rhythm Roundup with Jim Gough     NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #3     Sunday Down South Gospel with Don Powell      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #4     Curtis Potter Live     March 2003
Hour #5     Country Nights with Dave Spurlock      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #6     Graham Wilson "Highland Country" {Scotland}      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #7     Mike Mikels' Country Trax Indie Countdown Top 40      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #8     Mike Mikels' Country Trax Indie Countdown Top 40      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #9     Mike Mikels' Country Trax Indie Countdown Top 40      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #10     Honky Tonks and Heart Aches     NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #11     The Don Powell Show     NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #12     Hermann Lammers Meyer - Town & Country      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #13     The Western Hour     NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #14     Mike Gross "Swingin' West"      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #15     Cowboys & Outlaws with Wayne Hockings      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #16     Classic Country with Lin Butler      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #17     Christian Country with Lin Butler      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #18     Country Gospel Connection Top 20 Countdown      October 2006
Hour #19     Country Gospel Connection Radio Hour      November 2006
Hour #20     Gospel Classics with host Wayne Graham      NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #21     Bob Will's Texas Playboys      February 2003
Hour #22     Jake Hooker"Live"     March 2003
Hour #23     Cowboy Campmeeting     NEW THIS MONTH!
Hour #24     Twang-Grass     NEW THIS MONTH!

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