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CRUISE 7 – Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda Vincent (born July 13, 1962, Kirksville, Missouri) is an American bluegrass singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. The Wall Street Journal has proclaimed Vincent “the new Queen of Bluegrass”. Vincent’s musical career began when she was a child in her family’s … 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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Walt Marr

  WALT MARR is a Pastor and he is with us today as he does a presentation of one of the Wise Men and tells his story of the birth of the Christ Child, Jesus. *** He also does a … 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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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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Freeport Theatre Festival

FREEPORT THEATRE FESTIVAL – with Ren Steele who tells all about it. Freeport Theatre Festival was founded in 1989 by Rennick and Marushka Steele and is based in the rural Allegheny Valley; an area where steel was king not so … Continue reading

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Butler Blue Sox Baseball Team

BUTLER BLUE SOX BASEBALL TEAM – Anthony Rebyanski, Manager Butler Blue Sox, tells us all about the team. The Butler Blue Sox home games is just a short drive from Armstrong County on good roads (422) without having to drive … Continue reading

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May is Motorcycle Month with Rick and Jan Staugh

MAY IS MOTORCYCLE MONTH with RICK and JAN STAUGH – Rick and Jan give you all kinds of facts and safety tips on riding motorcycles plus tell of about some of their trips. You can find good motorcycle information at … Continue reading

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David Thomas – Drum Duet

DAVID THOMAS and His son, Jonathan, play a fantastic “Drum Duet” written by them and performed at a convention. You can watch this at http://www.DrumDuet.com. David is from Irwin PA and started playing music with his dad, Jerry at a … Continue reading

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“That Guy With The Birds” – John Lege

THAT GUY WITH THE BIRDS – JOHN LEGE presents educational, entertaining parrot programs for all ages.  We had a wonderful time with John and his birds, Alvie, a South American Macaw, Poppy, an Indonesia umbrella cockatoo, and Dutch, an indian … Continue reading

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Joe Lege

JOE LEGE is a very talented musician who plays hundreds of different musical selections on both the piano and the accordion. Joe is very busy as he performs within a 50 mile radius and does on the average of 40 … Continue reading

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Ice Jam Bluegrass Interviews & Building Fiddles

 ICE JAM BLUEGRASS INTERVIEWS Part One . . . . also BUILDING FIDDLES with Ralph Mier              Ice Jam Interviews with: Various Others Bits N Pieces Life Gate Keep Off The Grass Midnight Drive  CLICK … Continue reading

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Casino Theatre in Vandergrift, PA

Allan Walzak takes us for a tour of the CASINO THEATRE in VANDERGRIFT, PA. The Casino Theatre was built in 1900 in the Greek Revival Style. The theatre’s most distinctive and historic feature is its temple front with four Greek … Continue reading

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Amy George – January Ice Jam

AMY GEORGE tells us about the JANUARY ICE JAM CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW–> 01-8-13 The January Ice Jam is a FREE family friendly event held annually in Butler, PA at Days Inn. This year 2013 on Friday 7:00 pm … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Chrisagis Brothers – Brian and Shawn

CHRISAGIS BROTHERS – Brian and Shawn are identical twins from Yorkville Ohio. They have appeared locally on Family Life TV. Both are licensed ministers and have a ministry of music and comedy. Listen to their interesting story as they were … Continue reading

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Butler Little Theatre at Ford City

BUTLER LITTLE THEATRE at FORD CITY – Phillip Ball, the director of  “It’s A Wonderful Life”, a live radio play, talks about the show, presented by the cast of the Butler Little Theater.  This play is patterned after the movie … Continue reading

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The Singing Auctioneer

THE SINGING AUCTIONEER – DANE BAILEY. in 1969 Dane, originally from Berne, IN was called to the ministry and moved to Winona Lake, IN. In 1975 he started attending Grace Theological Seminary. Not haven been involved in music in college … Continue reading

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Keystone State Quartet

KEYSTONE STATE QUARTET  Jim Vance, Julie Sloan, Kim Abel and Dan Mickey Listen to them sing “Amazing Grace” Winners of the 2012 Pennsylvania Southern Gospel Music Association’s Keystone Quarterly Fan Awards in the categories of Favorite Group, Favorite Female Vocalist, and … Continue reading

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The McNany Family: Isaac Cole, Mikayla Lynn, and Dad & Mom, (Frank & Cheryl).

 VISIT WITH THE McNANY FAMILY: ISAAC COLE, MIKAYLA LYNN, AND DAD & MOM, (FRANK & CHERYL).   Isaac Cole is a 12 year old country boy from western Pennsylvania who is enjoying the success of his debut CD titled “Country Boy”. Isaac … Continue reading

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Jimmy Stewart Museum

JIMMY STEWART MUSEUM located in Jimmy’s hometown of Indiana, PA . Jimmy Stewart as a famous movie actor of the 1940 – 1970 era. The museum has a wonderful tour of things in his life and of this era. Academy … Continue reading

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Washboard Tony

 WASHBOARD TONY – Tony marches to a different drum beat. He is a drummer who has adds a new style of percussion who plays a beat on a washboard, with spoons and many different unique sounds that you normally don’t … Continue reading

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Tom Menchyk

TOM MENCHYK is a musician and a retired teacher in the Butler Area School district who has done many interesting things in his life. He is not only a great guitarist and performer, but he also teaches guitar to many … Continue reading

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Danna, David and Dick – The Sept 8th WTYM Country Jam

WTYM COUNTRY JAM – David Croyle, Dick and Danna Vernon will do a live show at the station talking about the WTYM Country Jam on Saturday, September 8th, at the WTYM Transmitter site. This will be one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Tuika’s Polynesian Island Magic

 TUIKA’S POLYNESIAN ISLAND MAGIC, is a multidimensional production of Polynesian and Asian-American entertainment. They offer unforgettable performances, filled with beautiful costumes and authentic songs and dances of the islands. Their audience will enjoy sweet island music. Then it’s time to … Continue reading

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Dave Cochran

DAVE COCHRAN – Dave started playing guitar in a local “garage band” as a teenager. Later on in the 1980’s he joined up with a group called the “Sting Rays”. The Sting Rays worked with a booking agent and played … Continue reading

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