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Katherine Dines (Hunk•Ta•Bunk•Ta) Joins 7522 Beach Mountain Radio


Katherine Dines is an award-winning children’s songwriter, recording and teaching artist who performs throughout the world.  Since 1993, her concerts have captivated children and family audiences, and her Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta® MUSIC cds (11 in series) have garnered over 30 national awards – including a Grammy nomination and a Platinum record.

An advocate for literacy, the arts and education, Katherine serves on several national boards and presents keynote addresses at early childhood and library conferences. Her songs have been featured in Build-A-Bear Workshops, Disney’s 101 Dalmations Dog Songs, Hallmark greeting cards, and United Airlines and can be heard regularly on satellite radio stations.  She resides in Denver, Colorado and continues to write songs for other clients, and expand Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta® MUSIC into other product areas such as books, toys, movies, the world wide web and television.

The Story of Hunk•Ta•Bunk•Ta

Once upon a time, when I was growing up, my parents, brother, sister, three sets of aunties and uncles, 13 cousins and 6 dogs, (plus one scrawny stray cat we called “Tidbit”), gathered for Sunday lunch at my grandmother’s house.

While the biscuits baked, the potatoes boiled and the chicken fried, the grown ups chatted quietly in the living room and the children played in the yard. Rain or wind, sun or snow, we were a wild and giggly bunch who made such a ruckus that no one could get our attention, except for our Granny. And this is how she did it. She opened up the kitchen door, cupped her hands around her lips, and hollered this at the top of her lungs:

“KICK-ta-bill-icky/ALL-uh-guh-LOCK-sta/HUNK-TA-BUNK-TA Boo. Yooooo-Hooooo!” That was her special way of letting us know lunch was ready.

That’s the story of how I learned about Hunk-Ta-Bunk-Ta. The rest of the story is that our Granny learned it from her great grandmother. So now, it’s at least 200 years old. To this day, nobody knows (or can remember) where it came from, who said it first, or what it really means. It could be Celtic, Welsh or Scottish, because that’s where Granny’s great grandmother lived. Maybe someone made it up. It might even be an African dialect, Chinese, Farsi or Eskimo. Do you know?

Once I heard it I never forgot it, and the same thing might happen to you. Just think, if you learn it and then pass it on to your children’s children, who knows how many birthdays it might celebrate! The End (NOT!).

Katherine is excited about her music being heard on 7522 Radio.

Listen to the Hunk•Ta•Bunk•Ta Music Channel with their albums, podcast interviews and live concerts.

Peggy Mann, Nashville Recording Artist, Joins 7522 Beach Mountain Radio


Peggy Mann has been performing in Colorado for more than twenty five years in various combinations from a solo act to a six-piece band. She has a tremendously loyal following.   Along with performing in the mountain towns of Colorado, Peggy travels wherever the music takes her to perform which are often private house concerts. This is where her audience really gets to hear the back stories of her songs and connect with her music on a very personal level.

Peggy just completed her 7th CD called “Don’t Waste Time” which was released this summer.  She recorded this record in Nashville with award-winning world renowned producer and singer-songwriter Monty Powell. Monty has penned songs with Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Rascal Flatts just to name a few!  He is a Golden Globe nominee and he thinks Peggy’s artistry and song writing is perfectly positioned for where Nashville is headed right now!

Young and old alike, people just plain love the fact that Peggy “Sings t Like It Is”.   She’ll make you laugh, cry and everything in between. When you leave her of her shows you will feel like you know her, but more importantly that she knows you too !

Peggy Mann is excited about joining 7522 Radio and she is eager to give her fans a great “Front Row Ticket Home Concert”.  Look for her performing date on the Front Row Ticket Concert Schedule page (coming soon).

Listen To Peggy Mann’s Podcasts & Music On 7522 Radio.

7522 Radio Now Broadcasting From Cape Cod And The Rocky Mountains


7522 Radio will now be broadcasting from 2 locations. Starting from it’s original location of Estes Park, CO, 7522 Radio will also now be broadcasting from the shores of Outer Cape Cod. Many new Cape Cod businesses will now be affiliated with 7522 Radio and additional Cape Cod musicians, bands and groups will be heard on the radio station.

“7522 Beach Mountain Radio” is now the new name of the radio station.

We are looking forward to bringing you additional great programming in the near future. Keep on stopping by and look for the new podcasts, musicians, albums, interviews and much more. Thanks for taking an interest in 7522 Beach Mountain Radio.  The staff really appreciates it.