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Fallen Hays hero serves as inspiration for Little Texas song »

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In a video uploaded to YouTube this week, Dwayne O’Brien of Little Texas talks about the inspiration for the song “Slow Ride Home.” As the country band neared Hays, American flags greeted them at every turn — they were just ahead of the funeral procession for fallen soldier Bryan Nichols. Nichols, a 1998 graduate of […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/18/15 »

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Fresh Fruit Sale A picky customer comes to a small food shop and sees a new delivery of fresh fruit. “Give me two kilograms of oranges and wrap every orange up in a separate piece of paper, please,” he says to the saleswoman. She does. “And three kilograms of apples, please, and wrap up every […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/17/15 »

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Bilingual Parrot This guy goes to a pet shop. There he sees a parrot with a red string tied to its left leg and a green string tied to it’s right leg. He asks the owner the significance of the strings. “Well, this is a highly trained parrot. If you pull the red string he […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Jim Ed Brown Received His Hall of Fame Medallion Early »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Brenda Lee remembers Jim Ed Brown and his sisters as “true pioneering legends” who were her “road family” in her early days as a musician. Lee spoke at Brown’s memorial service yesterday in Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Performers included The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle and Lady Antebellum. Brown had been voted into […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/16/15 »

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Deja Moo: The feeling that you’ve heard this bull before.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry      

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/15/15 »

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What did the limestone say to the geologist? Stop taking me for granite.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry

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KHAZ Country Music News: Jim Ed Brown’s Funeral is Today »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – The Grand Ole Opry will host a public funeral for Jim Ed Brown today. Brown died of cancer Thursday in Franklin, Tennessee, at the age of 81. Brown’s interment at Woodlawn Cemetery following the funeral is also open to the public.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry   […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Keith Urban Ambassador for Music Education Matters »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Keith Urban has been named the first ambassador for the new Music Education Matters program sponsored by the Country Music Association. Urban is going full force into his duties, too. He’s donated 60 Keith Urban signature guitars complete with amplifiers, strings and picks to Music Education Matters programs in Atlanta, Los Angeles, […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/12/15 »

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Missing At The Table Little Susan was mother’s helper. She helped set the table when company was due for dinner. Presently everything was on, the guest came in, and everyone sat down. Then Mother noticed something was missing. “Susan,” she said, “You didn’t put a knife and fork at Mr. Smith’s place.” “I thought he […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Jim Ed Brown Has Died »

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) – Longtime Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown has died. He was 81. A news release says Brown died of cancer yesterday at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee. Brown had hits as a solo singer and part of a duet and trio. He also was a prominent figure on country […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/11/15 »

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Deer Hunting Two hunters were dragging their dead deer back to their car. Another hunter approached pulling his along too. “Hey, I don’t want to tell you how to do something … but I can tell you that it’s much easier if you drag the deer in the other direction. Then the antlers won’t dig […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/10/15 »

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Cheesy Instrument A husband and wife were browsing in a crafts store when the husband noticed a display of country-style musical instruments. After looking over the flutes, dulcimers and recorders, he picked up a shiny, one-stringed instrument he took to be a mouth harp. He put it to his lips and, much to the amusement […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Jim Ed Brown’s Cancer Returns »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Jim Ed Brown had said his cancer had gone into remission in January but it appears to be back. Brown’s daughter Kim writes on his Facebook page Brown is undergoing chemotherapy. She says his cancer is not in his lungs but she doesn’t go into specifics. Brown revealed he had lung cancer […]

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