Nancy Flagg's blog

“Go West.” October 12, 2018

“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.” October 5, 2018

“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. 

“Western Writer’s-Top Song Picks, Part 2.” Sept 21, 2018

“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!

“Western Writers: Top Song Picks.” Sept. 14, 2018

“Western Writers: Top Song Picks.” A few years back, the members of Western Writers of America voted on the Top 100 Western Songs of All Time. This week, DJ Nancy will play her selections from the lower half of the “100” list and then next week, she’ll pull the best of the best from the top half. Because the Top 100 songs were chosen by writers, we’ll focus on the song lyrics.