Cowboy Songs on Folkways

Cowboy Songs on Folkways

produced by Guy William Logsdon, 1943- (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1991), 1 hour 4 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Description
Fifteen performers sing, boast, tell stories, holler, and recite poetry on 26 tracks that portray the life and times of honest, hard-working cowboys. Features performers from many backgrounds with a wide variety of musical styles. Includes Pete Seeger's Home on the Range, Cisco Houston's Little Joe and the Wrangler, Woody Guthrie's Get Along Little Dogies, several old tales from the range, including Chisholm Tale and Jesse James, and Rosalie Sorrells's version of Gene Autry's 1943 hit There's an Empty Cot in the Bunkhouse. "Abundant evidence of the rich legacy...of real cowboys provided by their music and poetry." — Dirty Linen
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
1 hour 4 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
American Folk
Label
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Producer
Guy William Logsdon, 1943-
Release Date
1991
Subject
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, Vocal + Choral Music, United States and Canada, Música Vocal y Coral, Música Coral + Vocal, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Vocal y Coral, Música Coral + Vocal, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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