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GCC: January 15th, 2020

Don Middlebrook Interview and Set List From the hinterlands known as Michigan, we attempt to thaw out a Trop Rocker as he visits Texas this month. We welcome Don Middlebrook to the Gulf Coast Cowboy show with a “live” interview at 7:15PM CDT. Plus, we highlight some of his finer …

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GCC: January 8th, 2020

A New Year, Same Results So, why do we all set “New Year’s Resolutions” when we know they won’t last the first week of the year. Well, because we all want to improve our outlook, health, lose weight or just have a better disposition. Let’s skip all that brain washing …

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GCC: December 18, 2019

Where to go for the Holidays Some people can’t get enough of the Holidays, you know them the Christmas tree goes up In October, they have all presents wrapped by Thanksgiving and the have a party planned every night in December. Well, that’s not the way we roll. The Gulf …

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GCC: Dec 11, 2019

Getting Ready for the Holidays and Family Sometimes the Holidays can be about survival. Uncle John headed to the house, he smokes like a chimney, drinks like a fish and every word is a four-letter bomb. So what do you do when this guy shows up on your doorstep with …

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GCC: December 4, 2019

Moving Toward the Road Where else would you go after spending the Holiday on the road? Well. Our vote is Terlingua, the islands or maybe the backroads of Texas. The bottom line between Thanksgiving and Christmas we’d rather be doing anything but work and shopping. So let us help put …

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GCC: November 27, 2019

Another Way to Celebrate Thanksgiving We like to take it down a notch during the Holidays, reflect a little bit and ask ourselves “What all should we be thankful for?” Sunrises, sunset, sand between our toes, wearing flop flops 300 days a year and listening to Trop music everyday tops …

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GCC: November 20, 2019

The Songs that Make us NOT Want to Work Music may be the best distraction ever invented to help avoid work. It can immediately take you away to a beach, an island or a long lost memory. So you wonder why DJs always look like they are off in space. …

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GCC: November 13, 2019

When The Night Gets Long. Have you ever been out past midnight and needed that special song to just kind wrap up the night’s activities? We searched the playlists and songs in the KBEC archives trying to find such ballads. The list was rather extensive so we used some of …

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GCC: November 6, 2019

Friends: Dealing With Them. Living With Them and Partying With Them. You ever commit to something thinking full well it will never happen? Then out of the blue the phone rings and the long lost friend from days gone by says “Hey mind if I come to stay with you …

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GCC: October 30, 2019

The Crazies are in Key West for Meeting of the Minds It’s that week. The Trop Rock Musicians descend upon Key West and mingle with the tourists celebrating “meeting of the Minds” . Concerts will be played, rum will be consumed and the night air will fill with steel drums, …

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GCC: October 23, 2019

Listening to the Lyrics and Celebrating We actually listen to the songwriters words. Most people will tell you they like the beat of a song or the tempo but few really listen to any and every word. To us the story is the key, it can break your heart, take …

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GCC: October 16, 2019

Finding Our Way to Paradise The Gulf Coast Cowboy show exists for one soulful purpose. We want to help you make it through this hectic life and understand there are alternatives. Paradise can be found on keyboard typing dreams for an hour, It can be found in a Tikki hut …

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GCC: October 9, 2019

Wandering Through the First days of Fall Temperatures Texas in the Fall, finally the thermometer doesn’t hit 90 degrees every day. We begin to think the shorts, t-shirts and flip flops may need to be replaced for a while. The temperature may be dropping but the walks on the beach …

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GCC: October 2, 2019

Think Islands! When you, our wonderful listeners, give us a topic for the playlist it always brings out our creative juices, or in this case our sandy creations. A listener emailed and asked for Island songs. The playlist scanner popped up 37 such songs and that only was the ones …

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GCC: September 25, 2019

We Picked Our Favorite Drinking Songs Well, listeners, you asked us last week in your e-mail requests to pick our favorite drinking songs and we are up to the challenge. Now understand one thing, we picked this list based on very strict criteria, You have one quarter left and the …

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GCC: September 17th, 2019

Back in the Saddle Again We start the Gulf Coast Cowboy show off with a  trip to Island Time. By the time we’re done with the show we hope we’ve convinced you that with one simple hour we can unwind your whole week and give you a reason to keep tuning in. The …

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GCC: September 11th, 2019

Songs Even Ken Will Know Let’s see if Ken can get you through a night with” Buffett and Marley “ and a “Beach in Heaven”.  The playlist has a little bit of Texas, a lot of familiarity and some great songs to celebrate kickin’ it back and chillin’. We are …

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GCC: September 4th, 2019

Working for 4 Days and Loving it. Who doesn’t love the 4 day work week? Heck, we’d vote for 3 days and call it a long weekend every week. Not sure the bosses would like our new schedule but hey we could have one good long party weekend. Coming off …

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GCC: August 28th, 2019

Something New, Something Old: All Ready To Make Your Wednesday We love getting new music from artist, we also love it when the awards shows start coming around to salute new songs for the past year. Trop Rock Magazine, MOTM  (Meeting of the Minds) and the Trop Rock Music Association all ask …

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GCC: August 21st, 2019

How do I find these Places? So, you come back from vacation and immediately have that feeling that you never wanted to come back to the weather, the job, the people, the bills, and the whole real-world setting. So here is how you keep the mind clear, simply put together …

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