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What Once Were Common Traits Are Now Called 'Refreshing'
You know those insurance commercials where they show the guys who are turning into their fathers? I laugh every time I see those because I can see the truth in it and find myself slowing doing it. I find myself being that old guy who talks about how things used to be...but I am right darn it.
Hard to Believe It Was 12 Years Ago That I Had My Heart Attack
One week from today will mark the 12th anniversary of one of the most terrifying days of my life. It was a day I will never forget and glad I won't because it is one I need to remember. It was 12 years ago January 21st that I had a heart attack and thought this beautiful life of mine was going …
Weekly Words of Wisdom From the Mind of Brian Gary
As I wind down my radio career I have certainly have had a lot of noise in my brain lately. There is so much to think about and consume my head that I have sure needed to find some thoughts to ground me a bit. Here are a few that got me through as I share my final edition of Weekly Words of Wisdom. …
Thursday Morning Merle - A 6-Pack of Cover Versions of The Hag
There are few better ways to start the day than with a little Merle. I think it should be a daily requirement to listen to at least one Haggard tune each day to put you in the right frame of mind. Cody Johnson even has a song on his new album called 'Monday Morning Merle' in which he sings…
The Ultra Cool David Lee Murphy Turns 60 Today [VIDEO]
American's seem to love a comeback story. Birthday boy David Lee Murphy may be the best comeback story country music has seen in decades. To those inside the country music industry David Lee never went anywhere. He has been writing hit records and continuing to be a force in the business
Weekly Words of Wisdom From the Mind of Brian Gary
We are down to my final 3 weeks here at K99 and I will miss you so much. I have had fun spending some time reflecting and seeing folks and just enjoying the good feelings you have been sending my way. It is a strange time and I need to keep my brain inspired during these confusing and unknown times.…

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