A blog about Cowboy Music, Western Swing and Cowboy Poetry. 2014 WMA Radio DJ/Radio Program of the Year

The Real West from the Old West

9-11-19

The Real West – Rod Taylor

It’s A Cowboy I Will Be – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Cowboy Swing – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

I Make My Livin’ In The Saddle – The Cowboy Way – Go West

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

State Of Mind – Greg Hager – State Of Mind

Talkin’ ‘Bout You – Stephanie Davis – Western Bling

When You’re Throwed – Randy Rieman – Masters Vol. 3

He Always Rode Good Horses – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Miss Molly – Carlos Washington/Steel Horse Swing – Little Bit Of Texas

I Could Use A Song – Jared Rogerson – Branch Of The Tree

A Texican’s Prayer – Miss Devon & The Outlaw – Plains, Trains &  Also Bob Wills

Just Cowboyin’ – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

Along The Navajo Trail – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

The Bronco Twisters Prayer – Jay Snider – Masters Vol. 3

The Outside Circle – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

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

Cowgirl Tuff – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

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

We Were The Vaqueros – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

Somewhere In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

The Truth – AK Moss – The Truth

Drivin’ Daddy’s Jeep – Brenn Hill – Rocky Mountain Drifter

Acres Of Nowhere – Kristyn Harris – Down The Trail

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

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

We Were Cowboys – Donnie Poindexter – The Cowboys Of Old

T-U-L-S-A Straight Ahead – Shoot Low Sheriff – Wanted In Texas

Darby’s Stampede String – Susie Knight – Fillin’ Tanks

Lucky – Randy Huston – Cowboys And Girls

Orange Blossom Special – Hot Club Of Cowtown – Best Of

I Love You So Much It Hurts Me – Ann J Morton

Tiny’s Tempo – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

2019 IWMA AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE


Congratulations to the Top 5 Nominees for this year’s IWMA Awards of Excellence!

2019 Instrumentalist of the Year
Gary Allegretto
Jean Cahill
Mariam Funke
Ernie Martinez
Hailey Sandoz

2019 Male Performer of the Year
Gary Allegretto
Clint Bradley
Doug Figgs
Jim Jones
Barry Ward

2019 Female Performer of the Year
Juni Fisher
Joni Harms
Kristyn Harris
Mary Kaye
Jean Prescott

2019 Duo or Group of the Year
The Cowboy Way
High Country Cowboys
Miss Devon & The Outlaw
Notable Exceptions
Carlos Washington’s Steel Horse Swing

2019 Entertainer of the Year
Gary Allegretto
The Cowboy Way
Joni Harms
Kristyn Harris
Susie Knight

2019 Liz Masterson Crescendo Award
Alice Black
Olivia Morgayne
Catherine Thompson
Kacey & Jenna Thunborg
Caroline Grace Wiseman

2019 Radio DJ/Radio Program of the Year
Gary Holt & Bobbi Jean Bell – Campfire Cafe
Peter Bruce – Under Western Skies
Judy James – Cowboy Jubilee with Judy James
Totsie Slover – Real West from the Old West
Tommy Tucker – Snake River Roundup

2019 Male Poet of the Year
Floyd Beard
Mark Munzert
Terry Nash
Dennis Russell
Tom Swearingen

2019 Female Poet of the Year
Valerie Beard
Teresa Burleson
Susie Knight
Deanna Dickinson McCall
A. K. Moss

The Real West from the Old West

9-4-19

The Real West – Rod Taylor                 

Runaway Horse – Dave Stamey – Western Stories

Sugar Moon – Carlos Washington/Steel Horse Swing – Little Bit Of Texas

Horse Sense – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

It’s A Good Day – AATW/Leon Rausch – It’s A Good Day

Gracefully Gray – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Finger Lickin’ Music – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

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

Day Of The Cowboy – Randy Huston – Cowboys And Girls

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

Flow Rivers Flow – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Texas And You – Kristyn Harris – Down The Trail

The Best Horse – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Right Or Wrong – The Swangers – For The Love Of Bob

Her Man – Susie Knight – Masters Vol. 3

The Hat Song – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

Two Lumps O’ Sugar – Miss Devon & The Outlaw – Plains, Trains & Also Bob Wills

Texas In 1880 – Jared Rogerson – Branch Of The Tree

Cattle Call – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

Low Maintenance Girl – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

Good Bye Liza Jane – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Trilogy

Dear John – Sam DeLeeuw – Cowboy Seasons

Every Silver Lining – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

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

Day Workin’ Cowboy – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

Talkin’ ‘Bout You – Stephanie Davis – Western Bling

Thru The Lightening Storm – Brenn Hill – Rocky Mountain Drifter

Still Fiddlin’ Around – Coby Carter – Legends

December Stragglers – Terry Nash – A Good Ride

Dust On The Barbed Wire – Donnie Poindexter – The Cowboys Of Old

Fort Worth Texas – Shoot Low Sheriff – Wanted In Texas

Bullets In The Gun – Rex Allen, Jr.

The Real West from the Old West

8-28-19

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Colorado Horses – Dan McCorison – Montana Moon

Cow Cow Boogie – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

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

I Am A Cowboy Y’all – Carlos Washington – Little Bit Of Texas

Branch Of The Tree – Jared Rogerson – Branch Of The Tree

Pliney Jane – Miss Devon & The Outlaw – Plains, Trains & Also Bob Wills

The Longhorn Speaks – Valerie Beard – Masters Vol. 3

Bless The Farmer – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

I Reckon I’m A Texan – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Vol. 3

It’s A Cowboy I Will Be – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Enjoy The Ride – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Let’s Ride – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Cry Me A River – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

The Little Blue Roan – JB Allen – Masters Vol. 3

The Outside Circle – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

Swingtime Lullaby – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

The Ridge – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Thank Heavens For Dale Evans – Kristyn Harris – Down The Trail

Cowboy Pride – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

Baby, That Sure Would Go Good – Stephanie Davis – Western Bling

5 O’Clock Somewhere – Deanna Dickinson McCall – I’ll Ride Thru It

Driftin’ Cowboy – RW Hampton – This Cowboy

My Window Faces The South – The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Too Hot To Handle

Little Things – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

That’s What I Like About A Country Song – Coby Carter – Legends

Whittling Dynamite – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

I’ve Got A New Heartache – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

Behind The Stock Truck – Andy Nelson – Uncle Charlie And The Squeeze Chute Of Death

Just Cowboyin’ – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried – Jody Nix – Bright Lights And Country Music

I Once Rode With The Best – Gary Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

Blue, Blue Feeling – Ann J Morton – The Swing Of Things

Panhandle Rag – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

The Real West from the Old West

8-21-19

The Real West – Rod Taylor

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

Hubbin’ It – Stephanie Davis – Western Bling     

Doin’ Just Fine – Tony Lundervold – Doin’ Just Fine

Acres Of Nowhere – Kristyn Harris – Down The Trail

Cowboy Caches – Jared Rogerson – Branch Of The Tree

Finger Lickin’ Music – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

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

Cowgirl Tuff – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

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

Cowboy Life – Donnie Poindexter – Cowboy Life

Across The Alley From The Alamo – Carolyn Martin – Wild West Texas Wind

Summer Wages – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

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

On Foot – Kathy Moss – Masters Vol. 3

Wyoming Woman, Montana Man – Mary Kaye – Take Me Back To Texas

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

Gracefully Gray – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

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

Desperados Waitin’ For A Train – Brenn Hill – Rocky Mountain Drifter

I Hear You Talkin’ – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

Cowpokes In A Heap – Mark Munzert – Day Workin’

Fools Gold – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Worried Over You – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Trilogy

I Make My Livin’ In A Saddle – The Cowboy Way – Go West

South Of The Border – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

My Brother And Me – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

Dance Time In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

A Cowman’s Lot – Terry Nash – A Good Ride

The Hat Song – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

Jersey Bounce – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

The Real West from the Old West

8-14-19

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Horseman’s Hand – Nancy Elliott – Tall Tree

Stay A Little Longer – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan The Trilogy

Day Workin’ Cowboy – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

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

Don’t Ever Sell Your Saddle – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

Cowboy Swing – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

The Man On The Fence – Bill Siems – Masters Vol. 3

West Of Somewhere – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere

Travelin’ In My Boots – Kristyn Harris – Down The Trail

Looks Like Love To Me – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Two Lumps O’ Sugar – Miss Devon & The Outlaw – Plains, Trains & Also Bob Wills

Let’s Ride – The Cowboy Way – Go West

Sugar Moon – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

The Brandin’ Corral – Almeda Bradshaw – Masters Vol. 3

Fire Dances ‘Cross The Skies – Brenda Libby – Fire Dances

Put The Western Back In The Country – Carlos Washington/Steel Horse Swing – Swing Time Baby

Horse Sense – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

Cow Cow Boogie – Hot Texas Swing Band – Off The Beaten Trail

Right Here With Us – Jared Rogerson – Branch Of The Tree

Talkin’ ‘Bout You – Stephanie Davis – Western Bling

So You Want To Be A Buckaroo – Duane Nelson – Early Mornin’ Rising

The Pitchfork Grays – Gary Prescott – Satisfies Hearts

That’s What I Like About A Country Song – Coby Carter – Legends

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

Shoulda Grabbed Her A Cowboy – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Too Hot To Handle

We Were The Vaqueros – Trinity Seely – Cowboy’s Wage

I’ll Have Somebody As Soon As You’re Gone – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

Cussed Old Cowboy – Sam DeLeeuw – Cowboy Seasons

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

Let Me Love The Leaving From Your Mind – Jody Nix – Bright Lights And Country Music

He Always Rode Good Horses – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

It’s Written All Over Your Face – Ann J Morton – The Swing Of Things

Panhandle Rag – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

The Real West from the Old West

8-7-19

The Real West – Rod Taylor

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

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

American Dream – Joni Harms – Lucky 13

Texas Plains – The Hanson Family – Rhythm Rides Again

Doin’ Just Fine – Tony Lundervold – Doin’ Just Fine

Arizona – LeeLee Robert – Swing Set

Ridin’ Fence – Gail Steiger – Masters Vol. 3

It’s A Cowboy I Will Be – The Cowboy Way – Go West

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

Goin’ Home – The Cowboy Way – Go West

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

Just Cowboyin’ – Matt Robertson – Just Cowboyin’

If I Had You – Stephanie Davis – Western Bling

Caught Nappin’ – Keith Ward – Masters Vol. 3

Tall In The Saddle – Jean Prescott – Satisfied Hearts

I’ve Got A Feelin’ For You – Carlos Washington – Swing Time Baby

Cowboy Face – Jared Rogerson – Branch Of The Tree

Texas And You – Kristyn Harris – Down The Trail

One Good Summer Rodeo – Mike Blakely – The Outside Circle

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

West Texas Heat – Teresa Burleson – West Texas Heat

Eighteen Inches Of Rain – Jim Wilson – West Of Somewhere   

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

Horseman’s Hands – Nancy Elliott – Tall Tree

Keeper Of My Heart – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

Wherever I Roam – Gary Allegretto – Blues On The Trail

Somewhere In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

Oh No You Don’t – Tom Swearingen – Language Of The Land

Rocky Mountain Drifter – Brenn Hill – Rocky Mountain Drifter

I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried – Jody Nix – Bright Lights And Country Music

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

Nuages – Rose Sinclair – Lone Star Landing

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