Cowboy Tracks

Join Nancy around the campfire to hear authentic Western Roots music and cowboy poetry. Something deep in your soul will resonate to stories from the early wranglers, Mexican vaqueros, old West adventurers, Silver Screen buckaroos, contemporary real cowboys, and all who appreciate wide open spaces, freedom, and the western lifestyle.


Replays Wednesday 11pm-Thursday 12am, Friday 1-2pm
Live Wednesday 1-2pm
Music programs are only online for two weeks after they are broadcast.

Cowboy Tracks for 1:00pm on Jul 7th, 2017

"Icons of Western Music."  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 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/cowboy music history.

Cowboy Tracks for 1:00pm on Jun 30th, 2017

Today's program features Contemporary Western Artists. The Western music genre spans a wide variety of styles; the musicians and poets on today's show incorporate these different western influences in their work. Most of the tracks have been released in the last 4-5 years and include cuts by Dave Stamey, the Thick Crust Doughboys, Mary Kaye, Aspen Black, Brenn Hill and many more. 

Cowboy Tracks for 1:00pm on Jun 23rd, 2017

On this episode, Nancy shares 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!

Cowboy Tracks for 1:00pm on Jun 9th, 2017

"Is it Cowboy or Country?"  Country and Western music used to be played on the same radio stations, but they're not the same musical styles. Can you tell the difference between Cowboy songs and Country songs?  Nancy offers her "4 Markers of a Cowboy Song." She and Doug 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!

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Hi Nancy,
I enjoyed visiting with you today on "Cowboy Tracks"
I wanted to set the record straight. During your show, I made a comment about recently deceased, Doris Day. In fact, Doris Day starred in "Calamity Jane" not "Annie Oakley"
Sorry, my mistake... Really love your show... Keep keepin' on with the great tracks!
Oh, BTW... John Fremont's guide and messenger was Kit Carson.

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Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:15pm

I am really excited about your interview with Dale's former long time manager (Dick Baxter).  Can't wait to hear his stories of the good ole days with Roy and Dale!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:11am

Right now I'm listening to your Western Swing show and it's too wonderful, it's beyond super. It's even really swell. Thank you for this Swing salute. More Swing and more...

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 9:53pm

Wow, thank you! This was the first time I've done an all-western swing show. Now, I'm encouraged to do more!

Submitted by Nancy Flagg on Thu, 04/26/2018 - 8:27am

Listened to this varied Cowboy time last Friday. There was Cowboy poetry, music, definitions of terms...yes, so much time has pasted we need to know what used to be common words that relate to Cowboy and The West. Tune in for a good time.

Submitted by Ruth Chambers on Sun, 05/28/2017 - 9:22pm

Thanks for listening and for your positive comments!

Submitted by Nancy Flagg on Thu, 06/01/2017 - 5:05pm

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