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What is Classic Texas Music?

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Classic Texas Music is music that has been born, made, or performed in the Lone Star State. It’s the unique rhythm that drives the heart of this great state.

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Trop Rock Awards 2014

On October 30th, 2014, at the Margaritaville Cafe in Key West, Florida, the winners of the 7th Annual Trop Rock Music Awards were announced! Here's a breakdown of the winners! Congratulations to everyone!


Radio Station- Mid size: Beachfront Radio Radio Station-

Small Market: Songwriters Island Radio

Radio Show: Island Time DK The DJ, Dennis King

House Concert Venue: Mark & Sharon Leverett /The Yard -- Tampa, FL

Live Music Venue: Smokin' Tuna - Key West Florida, FL

Event: Music on the Bay - Tampa Bay, Fl

Musician: Jimi Pappas

Horizon: The Southern Drawl Band

Duo/Trio: Tropical Soul Band: The Southern Drawl Band

Female Vocalist: Michelle Becker of Latitude

Male Vocalist: James "Sunny Jim" White

Album: "Flotsam & Jetsam", James "Sunny Jim" White

Song: "Parrotheads, Together We Fly", Jimi Pappas

Fan of The Year: Sam & Gina Densler

The "I CAN" Award: James "Sunny Jim" White

Songwriter of the Year: Tie: Steve Tolliver & James "Sunny Jim" White

Entertainer:  Jimmy & The Parrots


Featured Artist Friday: November 14

Hey guys and gals! It's Featured Artist Friday! As usual, I've got 3 songs up for inclusion in our rotation. Visit us on our Facebook page and let us know what you think!

Track Listing

1. Lonestar – Pretty Good Day

2. Pat Waters – Crazy that Way

3. Granger Smith – Bury Me in Blue Jeans

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: November 12th

Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! I don't know about you, but I'm not ready for the chilly weather that came in this week! In the spirit of warmer weather, we're dedicating the first part of this week's episode to the Texas coast and just how badly we want to be there. The second part of the show is dedicated to Hugo Duarte, a longtime Trop Rocker who passed away last week. Be sure to tune in this Wednesday, November 12th, on KBEC for the show!

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Jerry Lee Lewis, Live from Austin City Limits

Live In Texas Presents


Jerry Lee Lewis

Live from Austin City Limits

Tune in Thursday, November 6 at 7pm to hear the entire record!

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