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KFIX House Band For Wed 8/20: David Bowie »

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

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KHAZ Country Music News: ACM Releasing Book »

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The ACM will release This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards Sept. 23. Written by ACM SVP/Creative, PR & Production Lisa Leewith a foreword by Reba McEntire, it features photos and commentary from Garth Brooks,Luke Bryan, Loretta Lynn, Marty Stuart,Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, among others. All book proceeds will go to ACM Lifting Lives. Pre-order it here.   Join fans of 99 […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: George Strait is Still Riding »

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CMT will air George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away Aug. 29 at 7pm ET. Filmed in Dallas June 7 at Strait’s last show during his final tour, the King was joined onstage byJason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson,Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride and son George “Bubba” Strait, Jr. Additionally, MCA will release the 20-track live album The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Garth Continues To Break Ticket Sales Records »

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Garth Brooks has broken his own record for for tickets sold in Atlanta, according to his publicist. The previous record was for shows played from March 13-17, 1996 at the Omni with 81,902. Brooks surpassed that number following the Saturday (8/16) addition of two shows at Philips Arena, which brought the total there to seven. Get […]

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KFIX Rock News: New John Mellencamp Song Premiers Online »

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“Troubled Man,” the lead track from John Mellencamp’s upcoming 22nd studio album, Plain Spoken, got its exclusive premiere on RollingStone.com on Monday. The tune, which will be available for purchase as a digital download via iTunes starting on Tuesday, is an intimate-sounding introspective song featuring rootsy instrumentation — acoustic guitars, fiddle and simple percussion. As previously reported, Plain Spoken will be […]

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Longtime ‘SNL’ announcer Don Pardo dies at 96 »

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NEW YORK (AP) — Television and radio announcer Don Pardo, whose booming baritone was known to fans of “Saturday Night Live,” “The Price is Right” and other programs, has died. He was 96. Pardo’s daughter, Dona Pardo, says her father died Monday afternoon at his home in Tucson, Arizona. She says he moved to Tucson […]

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KFIX Rock News: Gregg Allman Biopic Executive Produced Pleads Not Guilty In Crew Member Death »

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Midnight Rider executive producer Jay Sedrish pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal trespassing and involuntary manslaughter in the death of 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones, Deadline.com reports. Jones died on the first day of shooting of the Gregg Allman biopic in Georgia back in February. The crew was filming on live train tracks when an oncoming train barreled through, killing Jones and injuring several […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 8/19/14 »

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Devious Dollar A little girl asked her mother for a dollar to give to an old lady in the park. Her mother was touched by the child’s kindness, and gave her the dollar. “There you are, my dear,” said the mother. “But, tell me, isn’t the lady able to work any more?” “Oh yes,” came […]

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KFIX House Band For Tue 8/19: Deep Purple »

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

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KHAZ Country Music News: Kenny Rogers Reminisces About The Gambler »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Kenny Rogers has particularly strong memories for one item on display in his exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. It’s the holster he wore for “The Gambler” TV shows, because often he would reach for the gun and it wouldn’t come out. There were five “Gambler” specials and […]

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KFIX Rock News: New Edition Of Jimmy Page Memoir Arriving In October »

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In the spring of 2010, Jimmy Page’s official autobiography was published as a high-quality limited-edition volume that quickly sold out. The book, titled Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page, features the Led Zeppelin guitarist’s recollections of his eventful life and career, and includes more than 600 photos chosen by the rock legend to accompany his story. Now, a revised, more-affordable […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Lee Brice in Redbook »

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Lee Brice is in the September issue of Redbook, on stands now. In it, he talks about the story behind his single “I Don’t Dance,” marrying wife Sara – and how she feels about the backwards baseball cap. Watch his acoustic performance from the magazine’s office here.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on […]

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‘The Expendables 3’ is out of its prime »

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What is there left to say about “The Expendables?” It’s a franchise of few words to begin with, but after three installments the novelty, among other things, is starting to wear a little thin. Sylvester Stallone and a cavalcade of other 80s and 90s action stars again team up to face off against a sinister […]

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