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Mine-Or Changes

Mine Country 102.1 FM isn’t going anywhere but it is going through changes as ownership transitions. Begun by Bill and Tamara Pace it transitioned in 2014 to Steve Edmondson and now in 2017 the reigns pass to Reese Janca of Green Lion. Transitions can be frightening things as one wonders if they will lose what […]

Live Music Around Socorro County!

Live Music Around Socorro County!

Tuesday, 8/1 Drum Tribe gathering at the NMT Golf Course Pavilion, 5:30-7:00.   Friday, 8/4 Happy hour with Johnny Dean at the Cap, 5-7 Doug & Mariam at the Bodega, 6:30-9 Saturday, 8/5 Peter Chase at Socorro Springs, 7-9 Live Music at Sofia’s Kitchen, 6-9 Open Mic at M Mountain Coffee, 6-9 Sunday, 8/6 Live Music at Sofia’s Kitchen, 11 am […]

June 19th:

On this day in Country Music 1914 Born on this day in Overton County, Tennessee, was Lester Flatt, bluegrass musician best known for his work in the Bluegrass duo The Foggy Mountain Boys. He was also known as “Flatt and Scruggs,” with banjo picker Earl Scruggs who performed “The Ballad of Jed Clampett”, which was […]

June 18th: On this day in Country Music

June 18th: On this day in Country Music

June 18th: On this day in Country Music 1955 Faron Young’s signature hit, “Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young,” peaked at #1 on theBillboard country chart. The song idea came to Joe Allison while watching a gangster movie starring John Derek. Allison explained, “All through this picture he said, ‘I want to die young and […]

Weekend Programs on Mine Country 102.1

Weekend Programs on Mine Country 102.1

Saturday Morning  @ 7:30 a.m. Get the latest from Congressman Steve Pearce.             Saturday Morning from 8 a.m – Noon Terri Clark plays Classic Country from the 80’s and 90’s and she will have guest stars talk about their favorite country songs and artists! Terri’s guest this week is Easton Corbin.   […]

June 16th: On this day in Country Music

June 16th: On this day in Country Music

June 16th: On this day in Country Music 1939 Born on this day in Greensboro, North Carolina, was Billy “Crash” Craddock. He first gained popularity in Australia in the 1950s with a string of rockabilly hits, including the Australian #1 hit “Boom Boom Baby”. Switching to country music, he gained popularity in US in the […]

June 15th: On this day in Country Music

June 15th: On this day in Country Music

th: On this day in Country Music 1937 Born on this day in Littlefield, Texas, was Waylon Jennings, singer, songwriter, and musician. Jennings, who once worked as a DJ, played bass with Buddy Holly, Jennings unintentionally missing flying with Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens on the flight on which they died. In 1976 […]

June 14th: On this day in Country Music

June 14th: On this day in Country Music

June 14th: On this day in Country Music 1957 Born on this day in Paducah, Kentucky, was Chad Cromwell, drummer who has recorded and toured with may acts including, Neil Young, Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Diana Krall, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Trisha Yearwood, Miranda Lambert, Bonnie Raitt, Rodney Crowell, and Marty Stuart. 1961 Patsy Cline […]

June 13th: On this day in Country Music

June 13th: On this day in Country Music

June 13th: On this day in Country Music 1947 Born on this day in Hazard, Kentucky, was Mary Lou Turner, country music artist. Between 1976 and 1977, she recorded two duet albums with Bill Anderson, and charted four duets with him. One of their duets, “Sometimes”, reached #1 in 1976.           […]

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