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Marquette – A legend in the music world passed away Thursday after battling with throat caner since 1998. A man known for his gentle, quite demeanor and taking the desire to perform with other musicians seriously, Levon later developing his talent for acting, Levon will be missed by many. Levon Helm was influenced my music […]

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Marquette – During my midday show today, Vince Gill’s, “Threaten My with Heaven” from his 2011 album, Guitar Slinger came up for play. I thought, “Wow, Vince is still going.” I saw him in concert playing with Pure Prairie League in college in the early ’80s. Here’s Gill’s, Threaten Me With Heaven… Last year, Vince […]

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Marquette – Currently on his Blood Sweat & Beers tour in the Midwest, Eric Church expectations have been blown away by his fans’ turn out and response. His upcoming May 5th concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena (home of the Nashville Predators!!) 3 weeks ahead of schedule. Church is extremely appreciative of his fans enthusiastic response […]

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Marquette – 04/16/12 – Cruising through Ishpeming Saturday afternoon, I told my wife that I needed to stop in an see Smokehouse Glenn’s new store, Northern Meats layout. OF COURSE, one thing lead to another and I couldn’t leave with out making a purchase. Seeing that Glenn had Koegel coney dogs and coney dog sauce, […]

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Marquette – 04/11/12 – I’ve got to give a big “THANKS” to Eric Scott, our station’s Program Director,  for checking out my suggestion for adding Keith Urban’s, “For You”,  to our station’s air play. After viewing the movie, Act of Valor several weeks ago, I forwarded my blog info to Eric to check into this […]

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Marquette – 04/09/12 -  Rascal Flatts fans that possess an artistic flare could WIN themselves recognition and 2012 Tour Freebies!!!!  The band is currently holding a design contest using album specific graphics from their latest cd, Changed, to spruce up a Taylor GS8 guitar that will be played during the 2012 Changed Tour. Here’s the […]

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Marquette – 04/05/12 – After Monday’s blog on last weekend’s Academy of Country Music Awards, I had to do more research on Shannon Forrest, ACM’s Drummer of the Year Award recipient. Getting recognized with an award such as this must indicate that Forrest has made a contribution to the music industry in a significant and […]

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Marquette – 04/02/12 – Yesterday was the big awards ceremony in Las Vegas for the 47thAnnual Academy of Country Music Awards and many accomplished musicians walked away with their prized ACM awards. I tallied up my sheet for my predictions and compared them with Dawn’s list this morning – and we both had 3 winners […]

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Marquette – 03/29/12 – The annual state highway construction map is now available from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The free map is updated each year to help motorists locate major MDOT road and bridge projects across the state. The 2012 print edition of “Paving the Way” will be available at all MDOT Transportation […]

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Marquette – 03/29/12 – I have always listened to music with a spontaneous ear, knowing when I’ve heard a song, whether I like it or not. Over the years, this hasn’t changed no matter what genre of music it is. Now that I am involved with WFXD, I have become a country music listener and […]

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