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Story Behind the Song: Joe Downing, “Sail to the Moon”

Joe Downing is a singer/songwriter living and working in Nashville. While taking a break from the music biz, Joe wrote 9-10 Trop Rock style songs but didn’t really know what to do with them. His songwriting buddy, JD Edge, connected Joe with Mike Nash of the Southern Drawl Band. Mike spent an hour on the …

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People’s Choice “Unsung Hero” Don Middlebrook Follows Fate

In 2018, 2500 fans voted in the Trop Rockin’ Magazine People’s Choice Awards! Don Middlebrook was honored as the Unsung Hero. This award was sponsored by Radio Trop Rock, owned and operated by Eric and Gina Babin. They literally are “Trop Rockin’ Across the USA,” as they travel to various music venues and events throughout …

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2nd Annual “Tiki Man Radio Songwriters Showcase” Shines in Key West

If you were in Key West for Meeting of the Minds recently, chances are you passed by The Tiki House Bar on Greene Street, almost next door to Captain Tony’s. Did you see the crowds milling around outside? Did you hear music coming from the dark, exotic interior and recognize a song or two? It …

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