Gulf Coast Cowboy: August 13th

Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! This week we’ve got a special treat for you! We’ll be interviewing another Trop Rock Song Of The Year nominee! This week it’s Brittany Kingery! This weeks show is all about hitting the road and traveling somewhere far away from normal. Whan’s the last time you went on a road trip? My guess is that it’s been too long. Sit back and let your mind wander during this week’s show and start thinking about your next vacation. Don’t forget to visit TropRock.org and vote for KBEC as your favorite radio station! Join us on Wednesday, August 13, at 7pm for your weekly dose of the beach!

Track Listing

1. Across the Gulf – Bill Dossey
2. Where The Boat Leaves From – Zac Brown & Jimmy Buffett
3. Treasures (The Bucerias Song) – Brittany Kingery with Game 6
4. Little Miss Sunshine – Brittany Kingery
5. Think I’ll Go To Mexico – Gary P. Nunn
6. Something Fishy’s Going On – Howard Livingston & Mile Marker 24
7. Chevy Van – Jimi Pappas
8. Tiki Bar In My Backyard – Sam Rainwater
9. My Little Island Town – Key West Chris
10. Down To The Islands – The Caribbean Cowboys
11. The Old Barefoot Cafe – Barefoot Man
12. Coral Bay Day – A1A

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 30 – 7pm CST

Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! This week we’ll be interviewing J. Michael Laferty about his Trop Rock Song of the Year nominated “All Over Tan”. Come to find out, there’s quite a selection of songs regarding your tan, so we decided to play a few. Don’t forget to visit TropRock.org and vote for your favorite song of the year. We wouldn’t be upset if you voted for KBEC as your favorite radio station! Join us on Wednesday, July 30, at 7pm for your weekly dose of the beach.

Track Listing

1. Shake the Sand – Luke Bryan
2. Six-Pack and a Tan – Howard Livingston & Mile Marker 24
3. Suntan Lotion  #9 – Jim Morris
4. Working On My Tan – Bob Karwin
5. All Over Tan – J. Michael Laferty
6. Nothin’ But A Suntan – Mark Willis
7. Cowboy Boots & Bathin’ Suits -  Jerry Jeff Walker
8. Stranded On A Sandbar – Jimmy Buffett
9. Tan Lines – Brad Wolf
10. Counting Sunsets – The Caribbean Cowboys
11. Last Day On The Island – Dani Hoy
12. Latitudes & Attitudes – Eric Stone

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 16

Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 16

Welcome back the the Gulf Coast Cowboy! We’ve got a special treat in store for you this week! We’ll be interviewing Tim Charron and talking about his Trop Rock nominated Song Of The Year, “Chasing the Sun”. Since we’ll be talking about the Sun, we’ve got some great tunes that are all centered around that great big ball of fire in the sky that we love so much. Kick back, grab a margarita, soak up the sun and let us take you away for an hour. Don’t forget to head over to TropRock.org and vote for KBEC as your favorite radio station and check out all the other nominees!

Track Listing

1. Shambala – B.W.Stephenson

2. Key Largo – Bertie Higgins

3. Parrothead Holliday – Parrot Island Band

4. Chasing the Sun – Tim Charron

5. Little Miss Sunshine – Brittany Kingery with Game Six

6. Shoveling Sunshine – Coconut Radio

7. Air Sunshine – Jambo Joe Jones

8. Sunshine Anthem – Todd Sparks

9. Sunshine – Steve Azar

10. Here Comes The Sun – Richie Havens

11. Ode To The Sun – Steve Tolliver

12. Journey Around The Sun – Mark Mulligan

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 9 – 7pm CST

Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 9

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Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy, a weekly dose of the good life through great music! This week we will be interviewing Sam Rainwater, the singer/songwriter of “Can You Not Here Me Now” on our show. Along with our interview, this week’s episode is devoted to the place where many memories take place, the bar. Whether they started or the ended at the bar, some of life’s best memories took place there (whether we want to admit it or not). Tune in Wednesday July 9th at 7pm for a full hour of great music to take you away.

Track Listing

1. Barstools and Beach Chairs – Cedar Island Band
2. Something To Beach About – Dennis Davis
3. Can You Not Hear Me Now – Sam Rainwater
4. Landlocked – Southern Drawl Band
5. A Bar Down In Mexico – Mark Mulligan
6. Barstool Boogie – Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks (feat. Jimmy Buffett)
7. Bar On A Beach – Jambo Joe Bones
8. Show Me The Way To Go Home – Jimmy & the Parrots
9. Boat Drinks – Jimmy Buffett
10. Rita’s Going Wild – John Friday
11. The Road Goes On Forever – Robert Earl Keen
12. Bar On Front Street – Jim Morris
13. Sheila Tequila (from Cinco De Mayo) – John Reno

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 2 (The Trop Rock Songs of the Year Part 2)

Gulf Coast Cowboy: July 2 (The Trop Rock Songs of the Year Part 2)

We ran out of time last week during our episode of the Gulf Coast Cowboy to get to all of the nominated Trop Rock songs! We’ve sprinkled them in this week’s show, PLUS we’ve got another great interview for you! Dani Hoy will be joining us to talk about her song “Gone Native”.Be sure to head over to TropRock.org and vote on your favorite trop rock songs, bands, radio station (hint, hint), and more! Join us on Wednesday, July 2 at 7pm for your weekly escape to the beach!

Track Listing

1. Cats of Hidalgo Street – Sunny Jim White
2. Backdrop – Rob Mehl
3. Gone Native – Dani Hoy
4. Long Way To Mexico – Roger Creager
5. Can You Not Hear Me Now – Sam Rainwater
6. Party In Paradise – Todd Sparks
7. Beach Fix – Brent Burns
8. Chasing The Sun – Tim Charron
9. Padre Island Time – Trip Hunt
10. Copano Bay – Randy Rogers Band
11. My Retirement Plan – Mike Broward
12. Too Much Wishing, Not Enough Fishing – Mark Mulligan
13. If I Had A Boat – Pat Green
14. Shoveling Sunshine – Coconut Radio

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: June 25 (7pm CST)

Gulf Coast Cowboy: June 25 (The Trop Rock Songs of the Year)

The Trop Rock Awards are upon us! For all of our listeners, please visit TropRock.org and vote for your favorite songs, artists and radio stations! We won’t be upset if you vote for KBEC. This week’s show is dedicated to the songs that have been nominated for Song Of The Year. There are some that you’ve heard, and some that you haven’t. Enjoy and be sure to go vote!

Track Listing (LISTEN HERE)

1. Gone With The Wind – Southern Drawl Band

2. Party Til My Ship Comes In – Rick Steffen

3. Advice From An Old Sailor – Don Middlebrook & The Pearl Divers

4. Gone Native – Dani Hoy

5. Trapped In Paradise Again – Greg Dillard

6. Parrotheads Together We Fly – Jimi Pappas

7. Hurricane Sunset, Tequila Sunrise – Sam Rainwater

8. Don’t Hurry – Rob Mehl

9. Let’s Get Tropical – Steve Tolliver

10. Treasures (The Bucerias Song) – Brittany Kingery with Game Six

11. Cats of Hidalgo Street – Sunny Jim White

12. Party In Paradise – Todd Sparks

13. Beach Fix – Brent Burns

14. Chasing The Sun – Tim Charron

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: June 4

Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! As of last Sunday morning at 12:01 AM, it’s officially June. You know what that means? Vacation Time! The kids are out of school, the weather is perfect for a beach vacation. Key West, Galveston, Padre Island, New Orleans, all of them are great options. This week we’re celebrating the concept of the vacation through songs written about getting away for a week and enjoying a beach. Where are you planning on vacationing this year? Join us on KBEC, Wednesday night at 7pm for your weekly dose of the beach state of mind!

Track Listing

1. Little Summertime – Dennis McCaughey and Tropical Soul

2. Where The Boat Leaves From – Zac Brown Band

3. Talespin – Don Middlebrook

4. Pour Me A Vacation – Pete Harris

5. Ah, Vacation – Jimmy and the Parrots

6. Flip-Flops Required – Gary Seiler

7. The Road Less Traveled – KD Moore

8. Another Day In Paradise – Southern Drawl Band

9. Blame It On Buffett – Kelly McGuire

10. Senoritas & Margaritas – Johnny Russler & The Beach Bum Band

11. Come Down To Paradise – Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef

12. Mile Marker 24 – Howard Livingston & Mile Marker 24

13. I’m A Trop Rock Junkie – Trop Rock Junkies

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Gulf Coast Cowboy: May 28 7:00 CST

Gulf Coast Cowboy: May 28

I envy the people who live on the beach. Packing up all of their essentials, selling what they don’t need, and making the choice to live the lifestyle that most of us can only dream about. Beach living is a state of mind and I’m always in it. This week’s episode is dedicate to that state of mind, whether you’re in it all the time, or just when you need a bit of a lifestyle change. These are some of the best songs to change your way of thinking, at least for a little while. Join us on KBEC, Wednesday night at 7pm for your weekly dose of the beach state of mind!

Track Listing

1. Life On The Gulf (Duet with Jake Thomas) – Jeff Caron
2. My Kinda Day On Padre – Larry Joe Taylor
3. Home On The Gulf Coast – Jerry Diaz & Hanna’s Reef
4. One Particular Harbor – Jimmy Buffett
5. Last Day On The Island – Dani Hoy
6. I Need A Beach – Joe Bennett
7. Life In A Beach Town – Mark Mulligan
8. Cowboy Boots & Bathin’ Suits – Jerry Jeff Walker
9. Back To The Beach – Mike Aiken
10. Sandy Beaches (Live) – Delbert McClinton
11. One Beach At A Time – Parrot Island Band
12. The Beach!!! – Key West Chris

Gulf Coast Cowboy May 7 (7pm CST)

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Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! This week, we’ve got a special guest! Todd Sparks will be joining us in the studio for a live interview. He’ll be discussing his new record, Party In Paradise, along with any other trop-rock related questions we can come up with. Visit his website at ToddSparks.com and buy his new record! Tune in to KBEC at 7pm on Wednesday, May 5 to hear the interview and some great tunes to help you through the rest of the week.

 Track Listing

1. Skeletons On The Beach – James White
2. Party In Paradise – Todd Sparks
3. Sunshine Anthem – Todd Sparks
4. Tip Toe Out Of Texas – Todd Sparks
5. Back To The Islands – Steve Tolliver
6. Air Sunshine – Jambo Joe Bones
7. Top Down and Ridin’ Around – Brent Burns
8. Sittin’ Here – Charlie Imes
9. Barstools and Beach Chairs – Cedar Island Band
10. Woman Going Crazy (Live) – Jimmy Buffett
11. Key West Hooky – Tiki Thom
12. TropiGal – Dani Hoy
13. Tropical Vacation – Dennis McCaughey and Tropical Soul

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Gulf Coast Cowboy – Wednesday, April 30 at 7pm

Gulf Coast Cowboy: April 30

Welcome back to the Gulf Coast Cowboy! How many of you have ever been sailing? It’s one of the most peaceful experiences you can ever have. If you ever have the chance to sail out away from the coast for a few hours, do it. It’s one of my favorite things to do! There’s nothing like letting the wind guide you and enjoying some time away from life’s troubles and your responsibilities for a little while. Heck, I bet if we all went sailing on a regular basis, everyone would be happier. This weeks episode is dedicated to the power of the wind to take up away from all of our worries. Tune in Wednesday, April 30 at 7pm on KBEC!

Track Listing

1. Southern Cross – Jimmy Buffett

2. I Need A Beach – Joe Bennett

3. 40 Foot Yacht – Bob Karwin

4. Paradise, Quickly – John Frinzi

5. Magic Chair – John Reno & The Half-Fast Creekers

6. Shambala – B.W. Stevenson

7. See Ya Later, I’m Gone – Parrot Island Band

8. Paradise At The End Of A1A – A1A

9. Where The Boat Leaves From – Zac Brown Band

10. So He Sails – Eric Stone

11. Trop Rockin’ Man – Glen Mock & The Tropical Dreamers

12. Sail Away – Hanna’s Reef

13. Island Hopping – Al Mosier

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