A shy north Carolinian Randy Trywick, we know him as Randy Travis, became known in 1986 in the country music circles. His distinctive baritone twang endeared him to hard country loyalists but also to millions of fans beyond country's traditional boundaries.
Ronnie McDowell took a giant step from near obscurity into the big time with his 1977 tribute to Elvis Presley "The King is Gone." That hit gained air play on Country and Pop Radio stations all across the great USA, and even around the world.
Earl Thomas Conley, a master at merging a hard country sound with rock and roll energy. Conley credits one of his school teachers as a motivational influence who encouraged students to follow their dreams.
Legendary country performer and songwriter Willie Nelson will shine in the 98 Country Sunday Morning Classic Spotlight this weekend. Join me Sunday January 1 at 11:00 a.m. as we celebrate Willie Nelson -- the American icon, his life and his music.
This Sunday morning, we'll celebrate the life and music of Johnny Duncan with hits like "Thinking of a Rendezvous," "It Couldn't Have Been Any Better," "She Can Put Her Shoes Under My Bed Anytime" and "Sweet Country Woman."
During the middle 1970's and through the early 80's Dave and Sugar were among the most successful vocal groups in country music. Join us Sunday morning as we celebrate the life and times -- as well as the music -- of Dave and Sugar.
A musician since the age of 14, Mel McDaniel had huge hits like "Louisiana Saturday Night," "Stand Up," and "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On." McDaniel's in the 98 Country Classic Spotlight this Sunday morning.
The 98 Country Spotlight shines brightly on Stonewall Jackson this Sunday morning. We'll talk about his work at the Grand Ole Opry, his hit records in the 50s and 60s and his work with other country legends, and we'll hear his music. Starting at 11 Sunday morning on 98.1 - 98 Country.
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