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Magic Mike and NASCAR — Blake and Moon’s Preview of Sunday’s Cup Race

It’s time for Magic Mike…

          

Hey…I had to reach out to the female NASCAR fans somehow since Danica isn’t doing it for them . . . Sorry Mooner! This weekend the NASCAR Sprint and Nationwide Series head to the “Magic Mile.” Sorry ladies, no Channing Tatum in this race. After last week’s fast speeds and drafting, it’s time to slow down, use those brakes and “roll” through the weekend. In this week’s preview, I will check some of the headlines going into this weekend’s races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and let you know who our picks are to do “the hat trick” at the Magic Mile.

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(from Jim Ed Brown's official Facebook page)
(from Jim Ed Brown's official Facebook page)
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Opry Legend Jim Ed Brown Releases New Single “In Style Again”

On Tuesday night, Jim Ed Brown, like he has for fifty years, stood in the famed circle at The Grand Ole Opry.  He announced to the crowd that, for the first time in a long time, he was releasing a new single and he was doing it at the age of 79.  See, that's the ebb and flow of any career, but particularly a career in popular music.  Over the course of three decades (the 50's, 60's and 70's), Jim Ed Brown was a proven hitmaker.  But strings of hits just don't last forever.  While the hands on the clock refuse to quit spinning,  the record players and the radio stations often times stop the "spinning" in its tracks.  They routinely start "spinning" tunes from younger artists, the next generation of hitmakers.  But this country music staple, this Grand Ole Opry icon, is still at it . . . with a brand new song in which he professes "I'd like to be in style again someday."

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NASCAR at Darlington Preview

 Weekend Preview: Bojangle’s Southern 50

By Blake Smith and Moon Mullins

Thunder Valley, the magic mile, the tricky triangle, the beast of the southeast, the paper clip and the rock…these are some of the nicknames for NASCAR’s most famous tracks. While these tracks are staples to the touring series’, none have as much h

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American Idol: The Final Four Compete . . . Again [Video]

It is like a case of deja vu.  For the second week in a row, our American Idol Final Four took the stage to compete for spots in the Top Three!  And WBKR's Idol expert Steve Thompson was tuned in and shares his thoughts about who won the night and who's in trouble.

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Black History Month — Nearly 40 years Separate Linda Martell and Rissi Palmer

For Black History Month, here's another look at significant black Country singers that have graced the airwaves to some degree over the years. Unfortunately, as we update the post today, we find there are no more Afro-American female singers (that I  know of) than there were at this time last year.

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Who’s Going to Win American Idol? [Video]

 
 
 

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest says it will be one of the closest finales in Idol history.  Jessica Sanchez versus Phillip Phillips!  And last night, both contestants laid it all out on the line for your votes.  So, who won the night?  Who SHOULD win the title of American Idol? Let's turn to our Idol expert Steve Thompson, who was tuned in and ready to call the race!

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