Our host, Jim Ed Brown, is joined this week by his good friend and Country DJ Hall of Fame Member Tom Perryman. Jim Ed and Tom will swap stories and share some of their favorite songs on this week’s show.
Tom began his radio career in the ’40s at KEBE out of Jacksonville, Texas and is STILL in the business! He went on from there to promote acts including but not limited to: Elvis, Hank Thompson, and our own Jim Ed Brown. He also worked as a DJ at KSIJ out of Gladewater, Texas, from 1949 to 1956.
Tom Perryman was the FIRST regular DJ to have an all-night country show, out of WSM in Nashville, Tennessee. He also became the co-owner (with Jim Reeves) and general manager of KGRI-AM & FM in Henderson, Texas… which was one of the FIRST full-time country stations in the whole US!
Click READ MORE to find out where Tom is Broadcasting out of now… and for a video from Jim Reeves, who was one of Tom’s closest friends.
Howdy folks! We hope you’re keeping cool out there, wherever you happen to be…
This week, we’re playing you all the best Country songs about the Summer! Whether you’re looking for some “Sweet, Summer Lovin” from Dolly Parton… or a few “Summer Kisses, Winter Tears” from Mr. Elvis Presley, we’ve got you covered!
Maybe a little “Fishin’ In The Dark” would be your cure for the “Summertime Blues”? Let us know what you thought of this week’s show over on our Facebook Page… and maybe leave a request or two for next week!
Click “Read More” for a few videos from this weeks playlist
Well hello there!
This week’s show features none other Hank Williams Jr., …Bocephus to some. He’s the son of Country Legend, Hank Williams and Jr has come to make a name for himself over the years.
We’ll be playing some his hits, as well as some interview clips from Ol Bocephus himself, along with some patriotic songs to celebrate Independence Day! We hope you’re enjoying your Fourth of July weekend, and thank you for including us in your plans.
Click “Read More” for a live video of Hank Williams Jr, lamenting that “All His Rowdy Friends Have Settled Down”.
This week we’re featuring the incredible Mr. Jim Reeves. He was a dear friend of Jim Ed Brown’s… as well as to many others in the Country Music World.
He was one of the pioneers of the “Nashville Sound” and was also known as “Gentleman” Jim. You should know him from songs like “Mexican Joe,” “Four Walls,” and “He’ll Have To Go”.
This week’s show features plenty of Jim Reeve’s hits along with interview clips from his late wife, Mary Reeves.
If you click READ MORE you’ll also be treated to a live video of Genteman Jim singing “He’ll Have To Go”….
Step right up and get yourself a front row seat to the border war this week. We’re pitting Arkansas Country against Oklahoma Country!
Arkansas’s team includes greats like Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell… and our host Jim Ed Brown. Oklahoma brings heavy hitters including Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, and Cal Smith. It’s gonna be a tough one to decide, but we’ll be playing plenty of hits to help you out!
After it all plays out, stop by our Facebook Page and let us know who you think should take the prize this week.
For a head start, Click “READ MORE” to see some live videos from Johnny Cash & Vince Gill.
Whether you know him as the Young Sheriff, the Singing Sheriff, or the Hillbilly Heart-throb…there’s no denying that Faron Young was one of Country Music’s most successful and colorful stars.
Any real Country fan will recognize his hits, from “Four In The Morning,” to “Hello Walls,” to “Wine Me Up.” And we’re going to do our darndest to play all of his great songs for you.
For instance, after clicking READ MORE, you can catch a video of Faron performing one of his fan-favorites “Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young.”
Yes, folks…it’s that time again!
Please don’t hesitate to join us on this week’s Country Music Greats Radio Show, as we pay tribute to the First Lady of Country Music, Tammy Wynette!
We’ll be playing all of her best hits, her collaborations with George Jones, as well as an interview with Tammy from our archives…
In the meantime, click ‘READ MORE’ to see live footage of Tammy singing her career hit, “Stand By Your Man.”
Iconic words, delivered by a true Country Music icon…
Folks, we’re dedicating this week’s show to the one-and-only “Man In Black.”
Now, that’s a tricky proposition given the breadth and depth of Cash’s career. After all, he’s an artist who’s not only revered in Country Music circles, but has earned almost universal respect among music fans of all stripes.
(Click ‘Read More’ for video of Johnny performing live at San Quentin State Prison)
Folks, he’s quite possibly the most endearing stutterer since Porky Pig…
Lonnie Melvin Tillis has, over the course of his 47-year career, found considerable success across almost every media platform out there…He’s been a singer, songwriter, publisher, actor, even a breeder of exotic limousin bulls!
Of course, he’s created a tremendous catalog of recorded hits, including “These Lonely Hands Of Mine,” “Southern Rains,” “Good Woman Blues,” Heart Healer” and “Coca Cola Cowboy.” He has also appeared in 13 films, including W.W. And The Dixie Dance Kings, Smokey And The Bandit II, Cannonball Run (I and II) and Every Which Way But Loose.
Folks, I’m of the opinion that the highest premium should be placed on originality when any art form is considered. In the realm of Country Music, it’s hard to find anyone who blazed their own trail more so than the great Jerry Reed.
He could do it all: sing, write, and of course pick a mean guitar. That’s why we’re so excited to have Jerry occupy the position of “Spotlight Artist” on this week’s Country Music Greats Radio Show.