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BEST COUNTRY RADIO STATION Phoenix 2005 - KNIX-FM 102.5

Shortly before his passing in February of 2002, Arizona outlaw country legend Waylon Jennings memorably schooled KNIX morning personalities Tim and Willy on the air. In answer to the duo's mock "We're not worthy!", Jennings replied, "Then why don't you play my music?" Jennings still doesn't get much play on KNIX, which continues to favor the mainstream country-western fare of Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, and Rascal Flatts. But Tim and Willy have grown a little sharper, able to poke sly fun at some of the dreck on the country playlists while keeping up the easy banter that nabbed the duo a 2005 ACM Personalities of the Year award. They carry Waylon's sting well, even if the only Jennings song likely to make their playlist this year will be a movie tie-in revival of his "Theme From The Dukes of Hazzard."
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Butch Renyer
Butch Renyer

I, for one, will not miss Tim & Willy at all. Maybe now KNIX can put a DJ on the air that will play music, not spend all morning self motivating and trying to be funny at someone else\\\'s expense. GOOD MOVE, KNIX.

Diana
Diana

You know it's wonderful that young people love to listen to Country Music. The only thing is that do they know the people who started it all? Like George Jones, Buck Owens, Jim Reeves. I just wish there was a time during the day where young and old can listen to all the great ones who led the way. Maybe you could try it like an hour a day, or on the weekends. I just miss hearing the oldies and I think the younger generation would like it too. Well it is just a thought. I love your radio station so keep up the good work.

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