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KHAZ Country Music News: Jason Aldean Explains Spotify Decision »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Jason Aldean says he pulled his current album off Spotify because he wants everyone who is involved in making his music to be paid fairly. He says he’s an artist whose career is built on songwriters, publishers, producers and engineers. He says he pulled his “Old Boots, New Dirt” album from the […]

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KFIX Rock News: Pink Floyd Will Reunite Only For Charity »

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NEW YORK (AP) – Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason says a reunion is not out of the question, but only for the right charity. Mason says it would have to be “something similar to Live 8.” In the meantime, fans will have to be happy with their new album, “The Endless River.” It was created […]

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Winners: Chicken Soup for the Soul Book with 99 KZ Country! »

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We are giving away the Chicken Soup for the Soul book Find Your Inner Strength. We’re all stronger than we think, and we often discover our inner strength and resilience when a problem arises. The 101 empowering and uplifting stories in this collection by people who have overcome challenges, solved problems, or changed their lives […]

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KFIX Rock News: AC/DC Don’t Have Contact With Phil Rudd »

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NEW YORK (AP) – Angus Young of AC/DC says they have not been in touch with drummer Phil Rudd since he was accused of threatening to kill and drug possession last week. Young says they had problems with Rudd during the making of their “Rock or Bust” album. He says it was hard to get […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 11/14/14 »

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A Father’s Value A father and his small son were standing in front of the tiger’s cage at the zoo. The father was explaining how ferocious and strong tigers are, and junior was taking it all in with a serious expression.  Dad,” the boy said hesitantly, “if the tiger got out of his cage and ate you up…” […]

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KFIX House Band For Fri 11/14: Def Leppard »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Def Leppard on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KHAZ Country Music News: Trisha Yearwood to Perform for “Christmas in Rockefeller Center” »

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NEW YORK (AP) – Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett will team up again, this time to sing at the lighting of the Christmas tree in New York’s Rockefeller Center. Sara Bareilles will team up with Seth MacFarlane for a number as well. Cyndi Lauper, Idina Menzel, Pentatonix, LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood will also perform. […]

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KFIX Rock News: Def Leppard Guitarist Finishes Stem Cell Treatments »

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UNDATED (AP) – Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell says he is done with his cancer treatments for the moment. Campbell posts on his Facebook page it’s “time to recover/recuperate and grow some hair.” He says he’s “glad that’s over” and thanks fans for the love. Campbell is battling Hodgkins lymphoma and had gotten a stem […]

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KFIX Rock News: Robert Plant & Richard Branson Deny Nine-Figure Led Zeppelin Reunion Offer »

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Robert Plant’s publicist says a report claiming that the singer turned down a hugely lucrative offer from U.K. mogul Richard Branson for Led Zeppelin to play a series of reunion shows is untrue.  According to U.K. newspaper The Guardian, the rep called the report, which was published in British tabloid The Mirror, “rubbish.” The Mirror […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 11/13/14 »

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Just Three Flavors A young man entered the Ice Cream Palace. “What kinds of ice cream do you have?” he asked the girl behind the counter. The girl wheezed, “Vanilla… chocolate… strawberry…” She patted her chest and seemed unable to continue. “You got laryngitis?” the young man asked sympathetically. “Nope,” she whispered, “just vanilla, chocolate […]

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KFIX House Band For Thurs 11/13: Cream »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Cream on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KFIX Rock News: Poison’s Bret Michaels Recovering From Kidney Surgery »

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Undated (AP) – Bret Michaels is recovering from kidney surgery and is still keeping his tour schedule. His guitarist, Pete Evick, writes on Michaels’ website Michaels had two stents put in and still played his show in Memphis on Halloween. Evick says he argued with Michaels about not doing the next show in Knoxville, but […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 11/12/14 »

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Hospital Forms A lady walked into the admitting office of a hospital and walked up to one of the clerks. She was handed some forms to fill out and told to return when she was done. After completing the forms, she returned to the clerk. The clerk typed the information into the computer, and then […]

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