Most people aren't familiar with the album that spawned Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA." Released in 1984, You've Got a Good Love Comin' featured cuts written by future Alanis Morrissette hitmaker Glen Ballard, and established country songwriters Wayland Holyfield and Mary Ann Kennedy.
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"Less twang, more bang"
Another Houston FM radio station has experienced a shift in direction as KILT (100.3 FM) has morphed into The Bull, promising "less twang, more bang" for their mainstream country listeners.
Our source at CBS Radio confirmed the switch minutes before the station itself made ... More >>
A few months back, Heath Bilbrey made waves in Houston by resurrecting the KLOL brand and format with an online radio station. This week Rocks Off has learned that he has also brought back Z Rock 106.9 KKZR from the radio cemetery with the same treatment.
"We plan to follow the same formula we are ... More >>
Each week, we will profile an esteemed member of the local media and ask them five questions, for better or worse.
Name: Laura Reynolds
Employer: CBS Radio
Title: Assistant Program Director/Traffic Reporter
Laura Reynolds wears a lot of hats for the various CBS-owned radio stations including 610 A ... More >>
Scott Braddock, a respected reporter who has been with the fledgling newsradio station KROI since November, has been fired.
Twitter supporters and some fellow reporters have been questioning whether the ax fell because of a Braddock report on Texas' abortion-sonogram law, but he won't go that far.
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Could Eric Winston's new online MNF simulcast be MST3K for sports fans?Houston Texans offensive tackle Eric Winston is a funny and insightful guy who is a regular on local and national sports talk shows as well as a very good follow on Twitter. Tonight, he launches a Monday Night Football com ... More >>
Photos: Tom McCarrick PhotographyRisk your life? Eh, it's for a good cause.There are a number of ways to raise money for charity: car washes, bake sales, telethons or walkathons. Special Olympics Texas took those into consideration, "but we wanted to do something fun, something people would remem ... More >>
What with Creed reuniting, BuzzFest coming up in a couple of weeks and, hell, maybe even the swine-flu scare - As in: What's worse than coming down with swine flu? A Houston radio that only tunes in 94.5 FM - Rocks Off sure has been thinking a lot about The Buzz lately. Probably too much.
I mean, it ... More >>