Retro Country USA Sundays Noon-2pm plays the greatest Country hits of all time, presented by Big Steve Kelly, with special features like these:
• Interviews with Country Superstars • recent ones include Reba McEntire, George Strait and Willie Nelson.
• Retro Rewind • a look back at a particular year and the artists who had hit songs that year.
• Retro Country Classic • a special look at a major Country hit song.
• Retro Influences • one of today’s stars talks about which Country legend influenced his or her life and career.
Retro Country USA also interacts with its audience through its toll-free request line and Facebook page, where listeners can play contests, view playlists, send messages, link to artists websites and more.
Steve is a Pennsylvania native and graduate of Kutztown State University. Steve earned his B.A. in Speech and Theater. In 1990 Steve helped launch and became the new afternoon-drive personality at WXXL-FM 106.7. It was Steve who hired Doc Holliday and Johnny Magic. In 1991 a move to WWLV-FM 94.5 saw Steve become Operations Manager. In 1992 New City Communications purchased WWLV and decided to go country with the struggling adult contemporary station. With Steve as program director, “Young Country B94.5”; WCFB-FM 94.5 took to the air. The success of the transition won Steve Orlando Magazine‘s Personality of the Year Award. “Big” Steve hosted the WCFB country music broadcast live from Sullivan’s on Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando every Saturday night, from 10PM until 1AM. In 1998 Steve moved to WOCL-FM 105.9, “Power 105.9”, as program director. Steve has over 30 years of success in markets like Detroit, Cleveland, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Richmond, Norfolk, Tampa, Orlando, and Memphis. Steve owns and operates a state-of-the-art broadcast-VO recording studio in his home. His work is heard coast-to-coast with credentials including CBS, Westwood One, and SuperRadio Network. Steve is a contributing writer and the national imaging voice on ‘Retro Country USA’ heard weekly on over 100 stations. He’s also the show’s national fill-in host!
Billy Ray Cyrus
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