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The Truck Stop
Sunday's at noon

Three hours of your favorite classic country.

The Old Bull Rider, Steve Heimel, has a long association with rodeos, livestock shows, county fairs and bluegrass festivals. When he started in radio with the Farm and Home Broadcasting Company in northern Pennsylvania in 1961, WFRM had a weekly polka show and one of its studios was a small theater where local musicians did radio shows.  His first live interview was with Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs.  He moved to the Philadelphia radio market, and then to Houston.  At the peak of the outlaw movement in country music he was at KPFT.  A few years later he helped found a public radio station in the heart of old timey and bluegrass music country in West Virginia.  From there he moved to Alaska.

Co-Host Nancy Crowden, the Honky-tonk Girl, joins in the fun serving the music up on Sunday afternoons.