moon mullins

Moon’s First Kentucky Derby — I Won Big Bucks!
In 1970, my first "real" horse race was at Keeneland. As I looked over the form trying to decide what horse to place a bet on, I saw the name Dust Commander. Being from west Texas I knew a lot about sand; it blew there all time. Wouldn't you know, that hunch paid off. I won $70 on a $2 bet…
Barbecue Festival – Why was 2009’s Moon’s Favorite?
It is hard to believe it's time for Owensboro's famous International Barbecue Festival. A week from Friday it opens and all the great barbecue aromas and thick, blinding smoke will waft through downtown. WBKR will be broadcasting from the event on both days. My favorite year was …
Merle Haggard is Now on Twitter and is Fun to Follow
When I was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2009 Merle Haggard was the guest performer. The folks that put the show together asked Merle several months beforehand to do the show. At first he wasn't well enough after having battled cancer. Then, he didn;t want to see a bunch of radio p…
Night and You and Blue Hawaii — It Could Be You [Video]
Hawaii, our 50th state and probably most gorgeous. Moon here. I have been to Hawaii three times. It's a great place to honeymoon, work and just veg out. I've done all three. The most fun was our honeymoon (Debra and mine). We stayed on Oahu the first night. Maui the rest of the week. That&…
The WBKR Virtual Tour: Moon Landing [VIDEO]
I have been a tour guide before, although I got violently ill during a tour of the White House one time and I was guided to the restroom, but that's another story for another day. Anyway, I hope you've been enjoying the WBKR Virtual Tour. We now enter the office of Moon Mullins a...
See WBKR Air Personalities Age Before Your Eyes
 
Photos by Dave Spencer I was watching a broadcast on one of the 24 hour news channels and the anchor was reporting about a woman who'd been missing for many years. And they put up a graphic showing what she'd look like today. They obviously had used some aging software for their purposes. I thoug…
Moon Mullins’ Air Check from 1962
A listener called this morning to say she missed it last week when we aired an aircheck of mine from KKAL in Denver City, TX. in 1962. I recorded this newscast to send to another radio station to try and score a new gig.
Moon Mullins 50th Year In Radio [AUDIO/PHOTO GALLERY]
November 30th, 1961 Moon Mullins began his radio career and today marks his 50th year in radio that is quite an accomplishment in itself,  a couple years ago Moon was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2009...Congrats Moon! You can catch Moon & Chad each weekday mornin…
Jimmy Parrot’s in the Hancock County Clarion!
If you tune into The WBKR Waking Crew each weekday morning, you know exactly who Jimmy Parrot is!  He's the guy that calls 'Moose' and 'Tad' at 7:25am each day and pretends to be 14 WFIE news anchor Ann Komis, or a Charlie's Angel, or Wayne Hart...

Load More Articles