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Manti Te’o (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Linebacker Manti Te’o’s Top 5 Favorite Country Songs!

If you’ve read the news, undoubtedly you have seen the scandal surrounding Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and his imaginary girlfriend who died of cancer. Dan Leach from CBS Detroit tells the story better than I ever […]

01/17/2013

Vote For 99.5 WYCD As The “Best Country Station In America!”

Okay… Detroit, it’s time to show America who loves their country more. It’s down to us and our sister station in Chicago, US99.5, but you, country music fans of the Motor City, who can show the world who has the greatest country music station in America, and you know of course, it’s 99.5 WYCD in Detroit.

01/08/2013

Rachel Farley in studio with Edwards & Lee

Meet The Amazing New Young Country Artist Rachel Farley!

When our WYCD Program Director Tim Roberts comes into our on-air studio all excited and says, “You gotta meet this brand new Young Country artist Rachel Farley, she has the most amazing voice and I predict she will be a superstar one day,” we both knew she must be pretty special!

12/10/2012

Pat Monahan of Train

A Fifth Of Jack: I Hear The Train A Comin’…

Now and then we get treated to what is called a cross-over record, and I love those moments, because it gives us the chance to not only expand the horizons of the definition of country music, but it also allows us to play a broader variety on the radio. Read all about how the group Train is entering the country world with their new song “Bruises.”

10/19/2012

Eric Church's Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour In Detroit

Eric Church Tour Rolls Into The Motor City Like Outlaws On The Run!

The Eric Church ‘Blood, Sweat & Beers’ tour rolled into the Motor City like outlaws on the run and the pre-hype and fan frenzy lived up to Eric’s reputation. The Church tour is the modern day […]

10/05/2012

Dr. Don Carpenter

99.5 WYCD’s Dr. Don To Be Inducted Into Country Radio Hall Of Fame!

“I’m very pleased to announce that our very own Dr. Don Carpenter has been elected to the Country Radio Hall of Fame. Doc has made a huge impact on the industry and on Country Radio […]

10/03/2012

Tim Roberts with 2012 Marconi Award

WYCD’s Tim Roberts Accepts Prestigious Marconi Award For ‘Country Station Of The Year!’

Not many things top getting a late night text from the bossman, aka Tim Roberts, stating that he is holding the 2012 Marconi Award for ‘Country Station of the Year!’ That is exactly what happened […]

09/21/2012

Big & Rich (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Jon Bon Jovi Plays Key Role In Big & Rich’s ‘Hillbilly Jedi’ Album And Title

You may be surprised to know what all goes into coming up with a title for a new album, and what it takes to get approval for said title, as Big & Rich explained in […]

09/05/2012

30th Anniversary Downtown Hoedown Announcement!

Hey country music fans of the Motor City! Next year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Downtown Hoedown and 99.5 WYCD has lots of special announcements coming your way soon.

11/07/2011

Toby Keith

Run, Don’t Walk To Pick Up Toby Keith’s ‘Clancy’s Tavern!’

[pullquote quote=”It says in the song: ‘my old man’s that old man’ and by God, my old man was that old man. ” credit=”Toby Keith on ‘Made In America’”]If you hang around Country music enough, […]

10/24/2011

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