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The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

1-20-2021

The Real West – Rod Taylor

There Ain’t No Quit – Bill Barwick – Sampler

Manhattan – Judy James – Beautiful Texas

My Country’s Not For Sale – RW Hampton – This Cowboy

A Place To Land – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

Keeping The Old West Alive – Kevin Davis – Every Horse I Ever Road

Bob Wills Is Still The King – AATW – Tiger Rag

The Banker And The Insurance Man – Yvonne Hollenbeck – Rhyming The Range

Still Ridin’ – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Star Spangled Sweetheart – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Bible In My Pocket – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

The Day The Bass Players Took Over The World Western – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

Colorado Trail – The Ramblin’ Rangers – One More River To Cross

White Lightnin’- Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

Cowboy Poetry In Motion – Paul Bliss – Pure Bliss

Shenandoah – Belinda Gail – Granite Mountain

My Little Red Wagon – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

Good Dog – Dave Stamey – Good Dog

You Don’t Know Me – Hailey Sandoz                 

Cow On A Mission – Ryan Fritz – Runaway Remuda

Deep Water – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Vol. 3

Custom Made – Jarle Kvale – Custom Made

He Always Rode Good Horses – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Dance Time In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

Bless The Farmer – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

Don’t Fence Me In – Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

Just Cowboyin’ – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

Swing Me A Song – Chuck Cusimano – Swingin’ Through The Years

Branding Pen Barbie – Andy Nelson – How I Taught Bruno A Lesson

Every Silver Lining – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Ever Since My Baby Went Away – Jody Nix – Twin Fiddles Turn Me On

Jornado Del Muerto – Jon Messenger – Les Buffham Writes & Co-writes Vol. 3

Nuages – Rose Sinclair

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

1-6-2021

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Runaway Remuda – Ryan Fritz – Runaway Remuda

Vaya Con Dios – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

One More River To Cross – The Ramblin’ Rangers – One More River To Cross

Cowboy Swing – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Ornery Old Woman – Dave Stamey – Good Dog

The Mule Song – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

December Stragglers – Terry Nash – December Stragglers

We’re All Cowboys – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Sugar Moon – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

Lend A Hand – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Cow Cow Boogie – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Too Hot To Handle

Cowboy Pride – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

How Do I Not – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

I Won – Andy Nelson – I Won                                                                           

Born To Be A Cowboy – Donnie Poindexter – The Cowboys Of Old

House Of Blue Lights – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

The Windmill Sound – Susie Knight – Turn ‘Em Loose

Ida Red – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan, The Trilogy

The Pitchfork Grays – Gary Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

San Antonio Blues – Chuck Cusimano – Swingin’ Through The Years

Black Face Babies – Sam DeLeeuw – Cowboy Seasons

Black Diamond – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Navajo Trail – Stephanie Davis – Western Bliss

Day Workin’ Cowboy – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

I’ll Have Somebody Else – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

Cowgirl Tuff – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

Dance Time In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

The Hired Hand – Deanna Dickinson McCall – Riding

Low Maintenance Girl – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

She’s Killin’ Me – Jody Nix – Twin Fiddles Turn My On

You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry – Ann J Morton – The Swing Of Things

Panhandle Rag – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

12-30-2020

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Still Ridin’ – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Cows Around – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

A Cowboy ‘Til I Die – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

You Don’t Know Me – Hailey Sandoz

West Of Somewhere – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

You Can’t Take Texas Out Of The Girl – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

An Old Western Town – Randy Rieman – Masters Vol. 3

Goodnight Loving Trail – The Ramblin’ Rangers – One More River To Cross

Finger Lickin’ Music – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Good Dog – Dave Stamey – Good Dog

Little Bit Of Texas – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

Gracefully Gray – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Cotton Patch Blues – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan, The Trilogy

The Bronco Twister’s Prayer – Jay Snider – Masters Vol. 3

Blues On The Trail – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Cattle Call – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

Those Cowboys Of Old – Donnie Poindexter – Those Cowboys Of Old

Texas Plains – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

Horse Sense – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

Don Edwards For President – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Too Hot To Handle

The New Mexico Stray – Dennis Russell – Masters Vol. 3

Just Cowboyin’ – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

Texas Blues – Stephanie Davis – Western Bliss

Turn ‘Em Loose – Susie Knight – Turn ‘Em Loose

Baby Buggy Boogie – Chuck Cusimano – Swingin’ Through The Years

Little Things – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

Still Fiddlin’ Around – Coby Carter – Legends

Cow Sense – Deanna Dickinson McCall – Masters Vol. 3

Yo Herro Los Caballos – Ryan Fritz – Runaway Remuda

Pretty Words – Jody Nix – Twin Fiddles Turn Me On

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

12-23-2020

The Real West – Rod Taylor                 

Here Comes Santa Claus – Barbara Nelson – Christmas Round The Campfire

Christmas On The Pains – The High Country Cowboys – Merry Christmas From Our House To Your House

Two Step Round The Christmas Tree – Belinda Gail, Curley Musgrave – Our First Noel

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – RW Hampton & Mary Kaye

Tumbleweed Christmas – Jim Jones – Tumbleweed Christmas

A Cowboy Christmas Prayer – Chris Isaacs – Merry Christmas From Our Camp To Yours

Child Of Grace – Judy Coder – Comfort And Joy

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Brenn Hill – North Pole Rodeo

The Gift – Stephanie Davis – Home For The Holidays

Christmas For Cowboys – Wylie Gustafson – Christmas For Cowboys

Christmas Eve In Colorado – Allen & Jill – Colorado Cowboy Christmas

Christmas In My Hometown – Judy James – Christmas In My Hometown

Ten Dollar Toy – Chuck Cusimano – I Wrote This

A Cowboy Christmas Tonight – Mary Kaye – A Cowboy Christmas

Jingle Bell Rock – Tom Boyer – The JOY Of Christmas

Sparky, The Littlest Elf – Rusty Richards

Jingle Bell Rock & Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Susie McIntyre – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem – Jean Prescott – Sleigh Belles

Daddy, Does Santa Ride A Harley – Jennifer Lind – Christmas State Of Mind

Best Gift I’ve Had In Years – Yvonne Hollenbeck – Sleigh Belles                         

Come On Ring Those Bells – Liz Masterson – Sleigh Belles

Cowboy Christmas – Carol Markstrom/Rex Allen Jr

Cowboy Christmas Eve – Way Out West – Cowboy Christmas Eve

Long Canyon Christmas – RW Hampton – Our First Noel

Every Day Is Christmas In The West – Don Edwards – Christmas In The West

The Meaning Of Christmas – Kip Calahan – Our First Noel

Christmas Gift – A Sack Of Dreams – Sam DeLeeuw – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 8

I’ll Be Home For Christmas – Marty Robbins – Christmas In The West

Christmas Medley – Yampa Valley Boys – The Christmas Trail

Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer – Marty Robbins – Christmas In The West

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Barbara Nelson

The Christmas Song – Tom Boyer

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

12-16-2020

The Real West – Rod Taylor     

It’s Merry Christmas – Barry Ward – Northern Light

It All Began In A Barn – Mary Kaye – A Cowboy Christmas

Two Step Round The Christmas Tree – Belinda Gail – Our First Noel

Christmas For Cowboys – Wylie Gustafson – Christmas For Cowboys

Mary’s Little Boy Child – RW Hampton – Our First Noel

One More Christmas Day – Judy James – Christmas In My Hometown

Luke Chapter 2 Verses 1-19 – Chris Isaacs – Merry Christmas From Our Camp To Yours

The Gift – Jean Prescott – Christmas From Our Camp To Yours

What Child Is This – Allen & Jill Kirkham – Colorado Cowboy Christmas

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – RW Hampton & Mary Kaye

Merry Christmas From Our House To Your House – High Country Cowboys – Merry Christmas From Our House To Your House

Chestnuts Roasting – Barbara Nelson – Christmas Round The Campfire

North Pole Rodeo – Brenn Hill – North Pole Rodeo

Santa’s Perfect Gift – Mike Moutoux – Spirits Still Remain

Christmas Time’s A Comin’ – Jean Prescott – Sleigh Belles

Cowboy Christmas Eve – Way Out West – Poke Songs And Pony Tales Vol. 2

The Only Thing I Want For Christmas – Liz Masterson – Sleigh Belles

Tumbleweed Christmas – Jim Jones – Tumbleweed Christmas

Jingle Bell Rock – Tom Boyer – The JOY Of Christmas

Won’t Be Christmas – Chuck Cusimano – I Wrote This

The Christmas Quilt – Yvonne Hollenbeck – Sleigh Belles

The Diamond O – Stephanie Davis – Home For The Holidays

Angels We Have Heard On High – Johnny Bencomo – A Christmas Tribute

White Christmas – Don Edwards – Christmas In The West

Jingle Bell Rock/Rockin’ Round The Christmas Tree – Susie Luchsinger – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Away In A Manger – Sons Of The San Joaquin – Christmas In The West

Do You Hear What I Heat – Jennifer Lind – Christmas State Of Mind

Santa Must Be A Shoer – Andy Nelson – Santa’s Hired Hand

The Cowgirl Who Lost Her Jingle – Nevada Slim & Cimarron Sue – Christmas Shoppin’ At The General Store

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Them Jacks – Christmas At Jack’s

The Christmas Trail – Yampa Valley Boys – The Christmas Trail

White Christmas – Tom Boyer – The JOY Of Christmas

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

12-9-2020

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Go Tell It On The Mountain – Wylie Gustafson – Christmas For Cowboys

A Cowboy Christmas Tonight – Mary Kary – A Cowboy Christmas

Cowboy Christmas Tree – Bryan Ragsdale – Cowboy Christmas Tree

Colorado Cowboy Christmas – Allen And Jill Kirkham – Colorado Cowboy Christmas

Light On The Mountain – Dave Munsick

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – RW Hampton & Mary Kaye

The Story Of The Wreath – Mike Moutoux – Headin’ Home

All I Want For Christmas Is You – Stephanie Davis & Ray Price – Home For The Holidays

What Child Is This – The High Country Cowboys – Merry Christmas From Our House To You House

Blue Christmas – Barbara Nelson – Christmas Round The Campfire

Long Canyon Christmas – RW Hampton – Our First Noel

Quinney’s Riggin’ – Brenn Hill – North Pole Rodeo

Mary Did You Know – Belinda Gail – Our First Noel

Ten Dollar Toy – Chuck Cusimano – I Wrote This

O Holy Night – Judy James – Christmas In My Hometown

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – Way Out West – Poke Songs and Pony Tales

Christmas In The Pine River Valley – Barry Ward – Northern Light

Walking In A Winter Wonderland – Susie Luchsinger – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Twelve Days Of Cowboy Christmas – Yampa Valley Boys – The Christmas Trail

Child Of Grace – Judy Coder – Comfort And Joy

Cowboy Tips For Holiday Gift Giving – Andy Nelson – Santa’s Hired Hand

Cowboy Christmas – Carol Markstrom & Rex Allen Jr.

Christmas Shoppin At The General Store – Nevada Slim & Cimarron Sue – Christmas Shoppin At The General Store

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer – Marty Robbins – Christmas In The West

Joy To The World – Johnny Bencomo – A Christmas Tribute

Christmas Time’s A Comin’ – Jean Prescott – Sleigh Belles

The Cows Don’t Know It’s Christmas – Jeremy Willis – Remembering Christmas

Makin’ Christmas Cookies – Yvonne Hollenbeck – Sleigh Belles

Two-Step ‘Round The Christmas Tree – Michael Martin Murphey – Cowboy Christmas

A Cowboy’s Rocky Mountain Christmas – Liz Masterson – Sleigh Belles

The Gift – Stephanie Davis – Home For The Holidays

Every Day Is Christmas In The West – Christmas In The West

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

12-2-2020 Dedicated to Jack Coussons

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Lend A Hand – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

A Place To Land – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

Christmas In My Hometown – Judy James – Christmas In My Hometown

Bible In My Pocket – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Miss Molly – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

Tumbleweed Christmas – Jim Jones – Tumbleweed Christmas

Desert Cowboy’s Christmas – Carole Jarvis – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 8

Goodnight Loving Trail – Ramblin’ Rangers – One More River To Cross

Red River Valley – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

Cowboy Christmas Eve – Way Out West – Poke Songs And Pony Tales Vol. 2

Where The Ponies Come To Drink – Gary Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Cowgirl Jazz – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Sparky The Littlest Elf – Rusty Richards

Gifts In The Hay – Deanna Dickinson McCall – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 8

West Of Somewhere – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

Insomnia Swing – Lori Beth Brooke – Texas Star

Christmas In Chu Lai – Barry Ward – Christmas On The Ranch

Turn ‘Em Loose – Susie Knight – Turn ‘Em Loose

Snow In Amarillo – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

It All Began In A Barn – Mary Kaye – A Cowboy Christmas

Christmas At The Home Ranch – Keith Ward – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 8

A Horse Called The Bluesman – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Don Edwards For President – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Too Hot To Handle

Two Step Round The Christmas Tree – Belinda Gail & Curley Musgrave – Our First Noel

Angel In Levis – RW Hampton – This Cowboy

Keeper Of My Heart – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

Christmas For Cowboys – Wylie Gustafson – Christmas For Cowboys

Line Camp Christmas Letter – Dick Morton – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 8

Andy Devine – Dave Stamey – Good Dog

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

11-18-2020

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Still Ridin’ – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Musician Standard Time – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

We’re All Cowboys – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

Cowboy To The Bone – RJ Vandygriff – Cowboy To The Bone

Enjoy The Ride – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Good Hand – Mark Munzert – Day Workin’

The Crew In Coveralls – Dharmapoke Tom Poley – Grand Canyon State Of Mind

You Don’t Know Me – Hailey Sandoz

One More River To Cross – Ramblin’ Rangers – One More River To Cross

Red River Valley – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

Cow On A Mission – Ryan Fritz – Runaway Ramuda

Sugar Moon – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

I Rode Through The Valley – Jay Snyder – Of Horses And Men

Summer Wages – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

More West Than Texas – Notable Exceptions – Souvenir

Gracefully Gray – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts         

I’m Through Wasting Time On You – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan, The Trilogy

Back In The Saddle Again – Allen & Jill – Cowboy Classics

Texas Plains – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

A Baxter Of Blacks – Doris Daley – Beneath The Western Sky

Good Dog – Dave Stamey – Good Dog

Time Off For Bad Behavior – Chuck Cusimano – Swingin’ Through The Years

Cowboys Gotta Be Free – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Border Affair – Miss Devon & The Outlaw – Plains, Trains & Also Bob Wills

Saddle Up And Ride – Richard Elloyan – Once Upon A Desert Night

Ragtime Cowboy Joe – Kacey & Jenny Thunborg – Simply Western

Sorting Time – Yvonne Hollenbeck – Sorting Time

Driftin’ Cowboy – RW Hampton – This Cowboy

Somewhere In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

Wanda Walker – Patty Clayton – Les Buffham Writes & Co-Writes Vol. 3

I Love You So Much It Hurts Me – Ann J Morton – The Swing Of Thinks

Along The Navajo Trail – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

Jersey Bounce – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

The Real West from the Old West

11-11-2020 Veteran’s Day Salute

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Star Spangled Banner – Cora Wood – Jimmy Tomlinson & Friends

Hymms of The Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force & Coast Guard by the Individual Service Bands

The Pledge Of Allegiance – John Wayne – America, Why I Love Her

Star Spangle Courage – The Hanson Family – Single

God Bless America – Judy Jones – My God And I

Hell In A Helmut – RW Hampton – Single                                                        

Christmas In Chu Lia – Barry Ward – Christmas On The Ranch

American Soldier – Toby Keith – Shock’n Y’All

Ragged Old Flag – RW Hampton – This Cowboy

American Dream – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

Th Union Mare And The Confederate Gray – Don Edwards – American

Welcome Home – Barry Ward – Welcome Home

My Country’s Not For Sale – RW Hampton – Single

There’s A Gold Star In Her Window – Jean Prescott – America

Take A Knee My As – Neil NcCoy – Single     

Just Doing What Was Right – Jean Prescott – America

Freedom Song – Don Edwards – American

Same Song Different War – Jean Prescott – America

Flag Out On the Ranch – Yvonne Hollenbeck – Pieces Of The Past

This Land Is Your Land – Don Edwards – American

I Will Go – Jean Prescott – America

There’s A Star Spangled Banner Flying Somewhere – Don Edwards – American

Michael Bia – Chris Isaacs – Cuttin’ The Dust

A Time For Farewell – Jean Prescott – America

The Brave And The Free – Barry Ward – Welcome Home

Face The Flag – John Wayne – America, Why I Love Her

Stars And Stripes Forever – 100 Strings Orchestra – God Bless America

When Johnny Comes Marching Home – 100 Strings Orchestra – God Bless America

Thank you, Veterans, for your service!

The Real West from the Old West

11-4-2020

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Ordinary Cowboy – Richard Elloyan – Once Upon A Desert Night

Old Soul – Kristyn Harris – A Place To Land

Slow Falling Rain – Jon Chandler – Homage

Wild West Texas Wind – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

Don’t Say Goodbye To The Cowboy Way – The Cowboy Way – Don’ What We Do

They Come Prancin’ – AK Moss – They Come Prancin’

A Cowboy ‘Til I Die – The Cowboy Way – Doin’ What We Do

San Antonio Rose – Kacey and Jenna Thunborg – Simply Western

Lay Down Little Dogies – Ramblin’ Rangers – One More River To Cross

Miss Molly – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

Just Cowboyin’ – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

Texas Plains – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

New Mexico Stray – Dennis Russel – New Mexico Stray

The Hat Song – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

Closed For Repairs – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan, The Trilogy

Ornery Old Woman – Dave Stamey – Good Dog

Another Mule – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Milk Cow Blues – Miss Devon And The Outlaw – Plains, Trains & Also Bob Wills

The Pitchfork Grays – Gary Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Spreadin’ Sunshine – Sam DeLeeuw – Spreadin’ Sunshine

Montana Moon – Dan McCorison – Montana Moon

How Do I Not – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

Grit, Grace And Balin’ Twine – Mary Kaye – Take Me Back To Texas

Swing Me A Song – Chuck Cusimano – Swingin Through The Years

Cowboy’s Wage – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

West Texas Town – Coby Carter – Legends

Cowboys In A Heap – Mark Munzert – Day Workin’

Seven Days From Musquiz – Jim Wilson – Border Bravo

Texas Blues – Stephanie Davis – Western Bliss

Finger Lickin’ Music – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Tiny’s Tempo – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

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