Celebrity Birthdays

Happy Birthday T.T. from M.M.
Today is Tanya Tucker's 54th birthday. Starting out at 13 and singing DELTA DAWN like the second coming of Brenda Lee, this little miss dynamite has led quite the life. Recently losing both her father, Beau and her mother, Juantia, Tanya has had many a struggle they helped her through...
LeAnn Rimes’ 30th Birthday Party
Looks like I'm not the only one turning the big 3-0 this week! Happy (belated) Birthday to LeAnn Rimes! Beach party anyone?!?
She recently celebrated a milestone birthday with a handful of friends on the sand. You know... maybe I should take a few friends and head to the beach this weekend?!? Oh wait…
Meet Jake Owen’s Twin Brother
Let's all send out a big "Happy Birthday" to Jake Owen! (And his twin brother?!?) Did I just miss the boat? Did everyone else know that one of the most gorgeous men in country music has a twin?!? Man, I've got to focus more on the important things regarding my job, ha!
Y&a…
Country Songwriter Bobby Braddock is 72
 
Tomorrow morning is the birthday of the man George Jones proclaimed country’s best songwriter. I’ll have the audio of George saying exactly that. George is referring to Bobby Braddock and we will salute him on Saturday at the Memories between 6 and 8am.
Bobby, pictured above with his daughter Lauren…
Happy Birthday Martina McBride!
Tomorrow Martina McBride - as you know my second favorite lady - celebrates her 46th birthday. Just a spring chicken. Ha. I was working at my first program director's job at KFDI, Wichita, Kansas in 1969. Martina lived just a few miles away near Independence, Kansas - and was three years old!! Oh, w…
We Celebrate Waylon Jennings’ Birthday [Video]
Attention Waylon Jennings fans from around the world! Today Waylon would have been 75 years old. But, like many, he died too soon in 2002. If you are a true fan and want to know about his early years, then visit Sky Corbin's blog at this link. Sky was owner-manager and deejay at KLLL, Lubbock, TX. w…
Doris Day is 88 Today [Video]
Moon here. I just adore Doris Day. She is 88 years old today and has had a terrific life. Sure, she's had her share of tragedies, but has persevered and advocated for many a helpless animal. Still active, too, with a new CD and DVD available at her website. Early in life she wanted to be a dancer. W…
Happy Birthday Juice Newton [Video]
This morning on WBKR's Beeker's Dozen, I played THE SWEETEST THING by Juice Newton, who is celebrating birthday #60 today. Juice burst on the scene in 1975 as part of Juice Newton and the Silver Spur. She had a recording contract with RCA but not much happened...
Garth Brooks Turns 50
In 1994 when Garth Brooks was 32 years old, WBKR was doing a Garth-a-thon to bring Garth Brooks in concert and it payed off big time! Garth scheduled 3 shows at Roberts Stadium February of 1994.
The three shows sold out in one hour and 22 minutes, I was lucky enough to see Garth in concert back then …
We Salute You Sitting Down Mr. Crapper
102 years ago we lost a great man his name was Thomas Crapper, that was his real name to I'm not kidding!  I had to ask people myself if that was true. Anyway Crapper was an engineer who is credited with the invention of the flushing toilet and also adding the word crap to the English lang…

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