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Featured Artist Friday: January 23

Hey guys and gals! It's Featured Artist Friday! As usual, I've got 3 songs up for inclusion in our rotation and this week! Visit us on our Facebook page and let us know what you think.

1. Tim McGraw w/ Catharine Dunn – Diamond Rings & Barstools

2. Lee Ann Womack – Send it on Down

3. Jason Aldean – The Truth

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Top 100 Songs about Texas

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Pulling from both country and rock artists, from both old and new, many of the songs will be instantly recognizable by our listeners - but until now they may not have heard them on KBEC.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , especially if you think we got something wrong!


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Trop Rock Awards 2014

On October 30th, 2014, at the Margaritaville Cafe in Key West, Florida, the winners of the 7th Annual Trop Rock Music Awards were announced! Here's a breakdown of the winners! Congratulations to everyone!


Radio Station- Mid size: Beachfront Radio Radio Station-

Small Market: Songwriters Island Radio

Radio Show: Island Time DK The DJ, Dennis King

House Concert Venue: Mark & Sharon Leverett /The Yard -- Tampa, FL

Live Music Venue: Smokin' Tuna - Key West Florida, FL

Event: Music on the Bay - Tampa Bay, Fl

Musician: Jimi Pappas

Horizon: The Southern Drawl Band

Duo/Trio: Tropical Soul Band: The Southern Drawl Band

Female Vocalist: Michelle Becker of Latitude

Male Vocalist: James "Sunny Jim" White

Album: "Flotsam & Jetsam", James "Sunny Jim" White

Song: "Parrotheads, Together We Fly", Jimi Pappas

Fan of The Year: Sam & Gina Densler

The "I CAN" Award: James "Sunny Jim" White

Songwriter of the Year: Tie: Steve Tolliver & James "Sunny Jim" White

Entertainer:  Jimmy & The Parrots


Live In Texas: Waylon Jennings, Live From Austin, TX.

Recorded on April 1, 1989 this performance by Waylon Jennings was no April Fools joke. This was the "new" Waylon, both personally and professionally. This was Waylon's second trip to the ACL stage, but the one that best captures the raw edge and driving urgency that pushed country music way past its Nashville boundaries starting in the mid-1970's. Tune in Thursday, January 22nd at 7pm to hear the entire record!


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Gulf Coast Cowboy: January 21st

Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! This week we're dedicating our show to the songs that could get us DJs in trouble! Have you ever heard a line in a song that made you do a double take and question what it was that you just heard? These songs were written as tongue twisters and to have double meanings, so you'll need to pay close attention to make sure you hear everything. Tune in to KBEC on Wednesday, January 21st, at 7pm for your weekly dose of the ocean!

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