When Todd and I got started here at K99 in the late 1980's the big acts were the Oak Ridge Boys, Eddy Raven, Keith Whitley, Reba and those style of artists...but then something happened in 1989 that changed the face and sound of country.
The spirit of John Jacoby is alive and well and will be felt big time in the area on May 5th when Johnny's Community Run takes place at Boardwalk Park in Windsor. John was a fixture of our community and we still feel the loss of him since he was taken from us in May of 2015.
I love Friday. Friday is when I get to dig into the corners of the country music vault and pull out some things I haven't heard in some time. Today's Friday Flashback is rather timely. It was on this date back in 1970 that the legend himself, Merle Haggard,