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Houston ‘legendary’ country radio hosting duo Dan Gallo and Chuck Akers reunite

For 14 years, Dan Gallo and Chuck Akers hosted the morning drive for Houston Country Legends Radio 97.1 FM. Today, the Houston radio veterans talk about their storied careers.

Town Square host/executive producer Ernie Manouse (left) with former KTHT-FM (Country Legends 97.1) Houston radio hosts Dan Gallo (center) and Chuck Akers (right) live in studio at Houston Public Media.


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As former morning co-hosts at Cox Media Group classic country "Country Legends 97.1" KTHT Houston, Dan Gallo and Chuck Akers have informed, educated, and inspired radio listeners over a wide range of generations.

They bring fun, laughter, energy, and expertise over the airwaves, while reminiscing on their experiences in the radio industry and how the industry has changed over the years.

Taking listeners down memory lane, Dan and Chuck take calls from our audience, hearing great reflections from those who enjoyed them in their previous time on the radio together.


Dan Gallo

Chuck Akers

  • Former Co-Host of the Morning Drive on Country Legends Radio

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