Every year, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum selects the most outstanding song or poem and traditional western album. On the July 21, 2017 episode, Nancy will play selections from the last 10 years of winners. You know it's gonna be good!
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Nancy will be playing a big stack of music representing her current favorites . Listen in for a toe--tapping, heart-warming and just plain fun mix of western tunes!
Throughout the eras of Western and Cowboy music, there have been those who have played pivotal roles in the music's development and popularity. On the July 7, 2017 episode, we will hear music from some of these icons including, Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys, Patsy Montana, Gene Autry, Ian Tyson and others who have changed the course of western music history.
This episode features contemporary western performers. You'll hear new cowboy songs, western swing and modern western tunes. All the tracks are recently released. You'll be hearing the newest cuts from the Thickcrust Doughboys, Aspen Black, Mary Kaye, Doug Figgs, Dave Stamey and more. Immerse yourself in the rich milieu of music.
On the June 23, 2017 episode of "Cowboy Tracks", Nancy will share her impressions from a Cowboy Music & Poetry Festival held in the historic town of Genoa, Nevada. You'll hear awesome music from artists who performed at the festival, such as, Dave Stamey, Trinity Seely, Tom Russell, Mike Beck, the Quebe Sisters and Gary Allegretto. It will almost be as if you had been there!
Doug will be playing older cowboy music, singing cowboys, contemporary cowboy artists and a few cowboy poems.
Country and western music used to be played on the same radio stations, but they're not the same music styles. Can you tell the difference between Cowboy songs and Country songs? Nancy offers her "4 Markers of a Cowboy Song". She and Doug will play various songs and use the markers to categorize tunes by their genre. But, regardless of the genre, it's all great music on this show!
We'll be serving up a hot plate of tunes that were named Song of the Year by the Western Music Association, from 2011 to 2016, as well as other tasty music morsels.
On this program, we interview the award-winning Cowboy Poet, Larry Maurice. Plus, you'll hear some of Larry's poems and, of course, there will be be awesome western music!
Tune in to hear the finest cowboy singers and poets in the land on this first episode of Cowboy Tracks. You'll hear Dave Stamey, Trinity Seely, Sons of the San Joaquin and many more whose words and music are likely to pluck yer ole heartstrings. They're THAT GOOD! Put your feet up and enjoy!