Tune into this year’s Cowboy Christmas special on “Cowboy Tracks” (Dec 14, 1pm). The holiday songs you’ll hear aren’t the same old ones you’ve heard forever but are Christmas songs with a Western flair!
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Fresh From the Festival, Part 3.” This episode concludes our 3-part series of music and cowboy poetry from artists who performed in November at the International Western Music Association festival in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mary Kaye, the High Country Cowboys, Notable Exceptions and more than a dozen artists on this episode!
“Fresh From the Festival, Part 2.” Hear more great music and cowboy poetry from artists who performed at the International Western Music Association festival in Albuquerque.
“Fresh from the Festival.” Nancy is just back from the International Western Music Association’s festival in Albuquerque. She’ll share with you the fantastic music and poetry she heard over 5 days. Today’s episode will recreate the annual Western Music Awards show, which is like the Grammys but for western works. In the upcoming weeks, she’ll have Parts 2 & 3 of “Fresh From the Festival” so that you can hear from many more artists who performed at the festival.
“In the Saddle.” Today’s show is named after the first song, “I Make My Livin’ in the Saddle.” There will be other songs about saddle time by Trinity Seely and Dawn Anita. Beyond that, you’ll hear cowboy poems from Mark Munzert and Doc Mehl and western songs that well represent the genre. There are sure to be some that tug on your heartstrings and others that’ll have you tapping your feet!
“Western Drift.” The October 19th episode is filled with western songs and poems that could become your new favorites. Listen and be replenished!
“Go West.” This episode is called “Go West” which is the title of a song on our playlist and is also a general descriptor for the songs to come. You’ll hear from the High Country Cowboys, The Cowboy Way, “V” the Gypsy Cowbelle, Donnie Poindexter, Adrian, Jean Prescott and many more. It’s all good music, so enjoy!
“Bob Wills’ Legacy.” On this special episode of Cowboy Tracks, we’ll hear the musical legacy of Bob Wills. Wills is known as the “King of Western Swing.” He had a massive influence on performers and listeners alike. Many of his 300+ songs are music standards. Today’s show feature a few originals performed by his Texas Playboys but most will be versions performed by contemporary artists who are honoring and keeping Wills’ musical legacy alive.
“Easy on the Ears.” On the Sept. 28th “Cowboy Tracks”, you’ll hear western music and cowboy poetry that is easy on the ears and soothing for the soul.
“Western Writer’s: Top Song Picks, Part 2.” This episode continues our parade of selections from the Western Writers of America’s Top 100 Western Songs of All Time. We’ll hear the best of the highest rated songs, right on up to #1!