Tag Archives: Classic Country Music

Jim Cunningham

JIM CUNNINGHAM is a musician who tells a very interesting story how he got started playing trumpet.  Jim joined the Navy and went to the Navy School of Music where he played music on an aircraft carrier and also where … Continue reading

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CRUISE 6 – Mo Pitney

MO PITNEY is a young 22 year old who is one of the most up and coming country music stars of today. He sometimes sounds a little like George Jones, sometimes a little like Keith Whitley and Lefty Frizzell, but … Continue reading

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Cruise 5 – Jimmy Capps

CRUISE 5 – JIMMY CAPPS As one of Country Music’s finest guitar players, Jimmy Capps is a ‘master of smoothness’. Throughout his career, Jimmy Capps has received numerous awards from the “National Academy Of Recording Arts & Science”. These are … Continue reading

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Cruise 4 – Nadine and Gene Watson

Nadine is the “Church Lady Comedienne” on Larry’s Country Diner TV show. An amazing thing about Nadine is that her real name is Mona Brown and her husband Dave Brown was from Garretts Run, Kittanning, PA and graduated in 1959 … Continue reading

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Cruise 3 – Mike Johnson and Hank Singer

Dick and Danna went on a 7 day cruise (Freedom of the Seas) with Country’s Family Reunion and Larry’s Country Diner, two of the most popular country shows on RFD-TV. We have interviewed 12 different people on the cruise and … Continue reading

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Donnie Clark

DONNIE CLARK is not only a professional musician but also a song writer of gospel songs and classic country songs.  Donnie presently performs every Wednesday night at the American Legion in Lyndora along with John Parrendo, Ralph Pincek, and Ron … Continue reading

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Armstrong County League of Arts

ARMSTRONG COUNTY LEAGUE OF ARTS with MARILYN REA – WELCOME TO THE LEAGUE OF ARTS – LOG CABIN –A little about our organization and it’s inception to present day – – – –  THE START: From the 1960’s to the early 1970’s, a … Continue reading

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Billy Rich

BILLY RICH – Bill is a well known fiddle player in this area. He has played one time or another with almost every country band in the area. Bill has also played on the staff band of the famous WWVA … Continue reading

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Ken Metrick

KEN METRICK is singer and a musician who plays many different instruments. On this show he sings a song he wrote and plays all of the instruments on this track of his CD. Ken also farms 30 acres of vegetables … Continue reading

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Jim Yeomans

JIM YEOMANS is not only a singer, but an excellent guitar player. Jim has a great love for Classic Country Music and is presently working in 3 different bands. Jim started playing guitar when he was 10 years old. Jim … Continue reading

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Dave “Elvis” Atkins

DAVE “ELVIS” ATKINS who now lives in Ocala, Florida comes back in the summer to Pennsylvania. Dave does some bookings for entertainers from the “Grand Old Opry”. He is good friends with George Hamilton IV and Mel Tillis.  Dave not … Continue reading

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David, Dick and Danna – Jam Fest at the Tower

DAVID CROYLE, DICK & DANNA talk about the JAM FEST at the TOWER. We will have a live show on WTYM at the studio, discussing this great event coming up. This will be one of the big events in the … Continue reading

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Tom Manuel

Tom Manuel and Dick and Danna talk about many of the musicians in the area. Many have passed on and many who some of you may know are still around playing music. Listen in and see if you know any … Continue reading

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Dave Crowe

DAVE CROWE fell in love with the steel guitar, learned to play it very well, went on to play professionally and went on the road with groups like “The Watchmen”. Dave also has been involved with many recording sessions. He … Continue reading

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John Parrendo

JOHN PARRENDO’s parents loved Benny Goodman music and encouraged  John, in third grade, to learn to play the clarinet. The music teacher said “We are all out of clarinets. All we have left is trombones and violins”.  So John brought … Continue reading

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