Austin Daniels

 

Music Director

Austin DanielsI got my start in radio in February of 1995 from a mysterious stranger who recommended me to then 97.5 KWVS – The Waves “Classic Rock.”  I began working the overnight shift and within six weeks I went to mid-days. In May 1995, we changed our format to country and I was in Heaven! Under the guidance of Dr. Bruce Nelson Stratton, I have learned the in and outs of production, programming, management, and public service. My ultimate goal is to work in Houston, TX as a jock and music programmer. Until then, I am very happy to be a part of the Quality Broadcasting family.

 

 

Today’s Music  News:..

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

Tyler Hubbard’s a new dad & Alan Jackson’s selling his castle-like home

CCMA’s last night…Entertainer Of The Year was Dallas Smith. Brett Kissel won 3 – Fans’ Choice, Male Artist & Album for ‘Now Or Never.’ Female Artist Tenille Townes. Group Or Duo The Washboard Union & Single went to James Barker Band’s ‘Keep It Simple.’

Tyler Hubbard’s wife had their third child Thursday. A second son, Atlas Roy. Atlas stands for strength and it represents their passion for experiencing different cultures. Roy was Tyler’s dad, who died when he was 20.
Alan Jackson’s selling his castle-like home in Franklin, TN for $23 million. It’s 22,000 sq ft with 5-bedrooms and 12-bathroooms. It’s on 120 acres with a gated entrance that’s manned 24/7. In 2017 Alan sold his nearly 7,000 sq ft Georgia mansion for over $6-million.

This weekend Trisha Yearwood tweeted, “I literally sat in the swimming pool all day, then Garth made dinner.”

Carrie Underwood has a new contest at carrieseasonofgiving.com. Share how you or someone in your life has given back in a time of need and you could win a prize package that includes an artificial Christmas tree.

Finally – Karen from Little Big Town’s 51 today and Blake Shelton’s on the Ellen Show.

Today’s Time Wharp:.

September 28th: On this day

1937
Born on this day, was Glenn Sutton, country music songwriter and producer. Born Royce Glenn Sutton in Hodge, Louisiana, he was one of two chief architects of the countrypolitan sound (the other being Sutton’s frequent songwriting partner Billy Sherrill). He co-wrote Tammy Wynette’s first major hit single, “Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad,” along with Tammy’s #1 record, “I Don’t Wanna Play House.” He was equally well known as a producer, particular for his former wife Lynn Anderson. Glenn produced her most famous single, “Rose Garden,” which hit #1 on the country charts and #3 on the pop charts.

1937

1959
Born on this day in Voorheesville, New York, was Billy Montana, singer-songwriter. His songs have been recorded by Garth Brooks, (“More Than a Memory”), Sara Evans, (“Suds in the Bucket”), Jo Dee Messina, Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Sister Hazel and Kenny Rogers, among others.

1966
Born on this day in Asheville, North Carolina, was country singer-songwriter Matt King who scored the 1998 hit “A Woman’s Tears”.

1969
Born on this day, in Gary, Indiana, was Karen Fairchild, singer, songwriter with Little Big Town, who have charted over 12 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts and scored the 2010 #1 album The Reason Why.

1971
Born on this day, was Aimee Mayo, American songwriter, primarily known for writing country hits for artists such as Lonestar, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and Kellie Pickler. Mayo was named BMI Songwriter of the Year in 2000. “Amazed,” recorded by Lonestar that same year, is her most popular song to date.

1999
Greatest Hits, also titled Garth Brooks in…. The Life of Chris Gaines, was released in the US. It was part of the alter ego project of Garth Brooks, in which Brooks assumed the fictitious persona of alternative rock artist Chris Gaines. Originally, the album was intended to be the soundtrack for a movie called The Lamb that was to have stared Brooks as a rock star recalling the different periods of his life. This album was purposely released a year in advance from the scheduled film release date to pique interest in Brooks performing rock instead of country. The Lamb, however, was never filmed due to financial and management problems.

2004
Rascal Flatts released their third studio album Feels Like Today which became their second US #1 Country album. The album produced its title track as a single along with “Bless the Broken Road”, “Fast Cars and Freedom”, and “Skin (Sarabeth)”.

2014
Dierks Bentley raised $335,000 for charity with his annual Miles & Music For Kids motorcycle ride and concert in Nashville. The lineup also featured Chris Young, Kip Moore, Randy Houser and Jon Pardi.

2019
When 10-year-old Makenna Wallace took a sign to hold up during the Eric Church concert at the Chase Center in San Francisco, Church responds to her request for a donation for a new school playground by pledging $10,000 from the stage.

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