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  • Jun 10, 1992
    The Associated Press posts a story in which Travis Tritt criticizes Billy Ray Cyrus' first hit: "I don't think 'Achy Breaky Heart' makes much of a statement." Tritt repeats the charge on Nashville's WSIX Radio, creating controversy during Fan Fair
    Aug 7, 1995
    WSIX-FM personality Chuck "Hoss" Burns becomes the first major country figure to publicly admit he has AIDS, sharing his story on the air and in The Tennessean. "This is my greatest challenge," he says, "to show my dirty underwear to everybody"
    Aug 15, 1995
    Eight days after air personality "Hoss" Burns publicly admitted he has AIDS, Nashville radio station WSIX-FM conducts a 12-hour on-air tribute. Among the country stars who take part in the broadcast are Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Marty Stuart, Kathy Mattea and Steve Wariner
    Dec 4, 1995
    In a first, a female impersonator performs at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House for the third annual CARES concert to raise money for AIDS agencies. Artists on the bill include: Pam Tillis, K.T. Oslin, WSIX-FM's Hoss Burns and Billy Ray Cyrus
    Aug 1, 1997
    Disc jockey Carl P. Mayfield begins playing an Anita Cochran duet with Steve Wariner, "What If I Said," on WSIX-FM in Nashville, eventually convincing Warner Bros. to release it as a single
    Jun 28, 2000
    SHeDAISY, Rascal Flatts, Tracy Lawrence, The Kinleys and Jessica Andrews all pump gas in Nashville in a promotion for WSIX Radio, giving customers fuel at 98 cents-a-gallon
    Aug 15, 2003
    Songwriter Gerry House, the morning air personality on Nashville radio station WSIX, has emergency surgery for a bleeding artery in his brain. Among House's credits: "Little Rock," "On The Side Of Angels" and "The Big One"
    Aug 22, 2003
    Nashville songwriter and air personality Gerry House has his third surgery in a week for a bleeding artery in his brain
    Aug 25, 2003
    Songwriter Gerry House is released from a Nashville hospital, 10 days after he checked in with a bleeding artery in his brain, which led to three surgeries
    Sep 18, 2003
    Gerry House returns to the WSIX-FM morning show in Nashville a little more than a month after undergoing emergency brain surgery for a bleeding artery

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