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The Real West from the Old West – Playlist 3-18-15

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

3-18-15

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Don’t Tell Me – R.W. Hampton – This Cowboy

Corrine, Corrina – Billy Mata – By Request

One Man Rodeo – Brenda Libby – Chilled

House Of Blue Lights – Sid Hausman & Washtub Jerry – Blue Horizon

First Rodeo – Gary Allegretto – Allegretto*Espinoza

Brand New Tune – Chuck Cusimano – The Collection Vol. 1

If Old Saddles Could Talk – Sam Mattise – If Old Saddles Could Talk

Colorado Trail – Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band – All I Need

Born To Lose – Bobby Flores – Fast Company

Blue Canyon – LeeLee Robert – Jewel Of The West

There’s Not A Cow In Texas – Jody Nix – The Fiddle Man

Blue Stem Grass – Bill Barwick – The Usual Suspects

Bring It On Down – Barbara Nelson – Bring It On Down

December Stragglers – Terry Nash – December Stragglers

Smoke Of The Brandin’ Fire – Jim Jones – Race With The Wiind

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

Leanin On The Old Top Rail – Stephanie Davis – Western Bliss

Dirt – Jared Rogerson – Dirt

Yodel Western Swing – Kristyn Harris – Let Me Ride

Oh Antonia – Eddy Harrison – Trail Dust And Teardrops

What Is A Westerner – Doris Daly – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 9

Sweet Georgia Brown – Carolyn Martin – A Platter Of Brownies

Just Like Him – Tony Lundervold – From The Ranch To The Rodeo

Swingtime Rocking Chair – Mikki Daniel – Cowgirl Swing

Runnin’ With The Wind – Doug Figgs – Partners

Dance Time In Texas – Coby Carter – Legends

Calving Time – Jean Prescott – Traditions

Curly Wolf College – Thatch Elmer – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 9

Old Double Diamond – Ramblin’ Rangers – Ramblin’ On

Wild Western Plains – Open Range – Swingtime In The Rockies

Cochise Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Sierra Vista AZ

Sometimes a gentle nudge is a good thing!  Bill Barwick came through Deming on the way to Sierra Vista, AZ to the Cochise Cowboy Poetry Gathering and we had dinner together when he was here.  He asked if I was going to Sierra Vista and told me…”There is a lot of good talent there…you should come on over.”  That evening I went online and looked at the schedule of performers…and decided to make a day trip over.  So I left Deming at 7:00 am Saturday morning and headed west.  The events started at 10:00 and I arrived about 10:20 to a parking lot with hundreds of cars!!  That was impressive!  On the way in the door I ran into Jean and Gary Prescott so I was excited to get in the door and to an event!

Mary Kaye

The first set I attended  was hosted by friends, Diane Tribitt and Belinda Gail and Mary Kaye was singing!   I had recently received her new CD “No Wilder Place” and she sang “Luckiest Cowgirl.”  What a way to start the day!

Trails & Rails

Morales Brothers

Trails & Rails were as entertaining as they always are and played some wonderful songs.  The Morales Brothers were there from Loredo, TX and had been invited to help Arizona celebrate their 100th Anniversary of Statehood and bring along some music with a Mexican flair to depect the Mexican cultural in Arizona’s history.  They were amazing.  Just a guitar and piano but very talented musicians.  They played a little Mariachi music then entertained us with their rendition of “Dueling Banjos.”  A little different because there were no banjos on the stage but they did a magnificant job with a guitar and piano but it sure did show their talent and brought a standing ovation!  What a treat!

Lindy Simmons

Lindy Simmons delighted the audiance with her poetry.  She recited some clever poetry about real life happenings in her family and had the audiance laughing out loud.

Jim Jones

And then my special treat was to hear Jim Jones sing “Still Ridin’.”  That’s one of my favorite songs from the talented singer, songwriter and author…and friend, Jim Jones.  It was good to see you Jim!

Then the fun started…I had to choose when entertainers I was going to see and get there fast!  The highschool, is huge and when you have never been there it can be a little tricky to find the right room, but I made it.  Over the afternoon I was totally entertained by the following folks.

Greg Scott

Cowgirl True - Diane Tribitt & Belinda Gail

It was great to see you guys work together again!  The combination of Belinda’s songs and Diane’s poetry is wonderful!

Terry Nash

It was so good to meet you face to face Terry!  After all the communications, I knew we had a friendship going, but it was nice to be in your company!

Larry Maurice

It was fun to listen to Larry.  I had never heard him before.  What an entertaining poet!  There are so many people out there that I need to meet!

Paul Harris

Oh, Paul…it was so good to see you again and listen to you sing!  Loved it!

Sam DeLeeuw

Sam…wonderful and entertaining as always! I love “Spreadin’ Sunshine!” Great to see you do it live!  LOL! It was so good to see you again!

Bill Barwick

Bill, it was nice, as always, to listen to you sing!  I really like “The Last Dalton Man” (is that the name?) and I’m looking forward to the CD!  It was so good to have dinner and visit when you were in Deming!  We both really enjoyed it!  Let us know the next time you come through!

Kerry Grombacher

Kerry, it was good to see you again!  The entertainment was great as always!  I love “The Old Cocinero.  It’s a great song!

John Bergstrom

John, it was so good to see you and Diane again!  Hope we get together again soon!  It was a joy to hear you sing “Throw Down The Box” again!

In addition to these entertainers the following gave wonderful performances: Arvel Bird, Buckshot Dot, Nona Kelly Carver, Daughters of the Purple Sage, Elizabeth Ebert, Carole Jarvis, Bud Strom, The Desert Sons, Joyce Woodson, Mary Abbott, Ernie Buhler, Dean Cook, Hank Cramer, Jack DeWerff, Bunny Dryden, Jim Dunham, Mike Dunn, Doug Figgs, Larry Harmer, Sue Harris, Hook Hill, Fred Jones, Steve Lindsey, Peggy Malone, Jon Messenger, End and Lyn Mikell, Warren Miller, Mike Moutoux, Tony Norris, Chuck Pyle, Rena Randall and the Due West Trio, Gail Starr and Way Out West!

The frustrating part of the day was that I didn’t get to listen to everyone I wanted to!  Just too many things going on at the same time.  There were so many talented poets and singers and musicians there that there was not time to see everyone!  Too bad!  My loss!  But…it was a wonderful event put on very professionally.  My hats off to the organizers of the Cochise Cowboy Poetry Gathering!  Next year I hope I can make it over there for the whole shibang!

Terry Nash

After a brief email conversation, I received a new Cowboy Poetry CD from Terry Nash, “Calf Pullin’ Made Simple.”  The title is intriguing!  It immediately brought back memories of my life on the ranch as a kid. I couldn’t wait to listen!

Terry Nash recites poetry with a rich, clear voice and you can understand every word. Not only do you understand the words coming out of his mouth but also out of his heart!  The first peom “Hi and Stella” is funny and gets you in the mood to listen to more! “The Countess and Clementine” is funny but also touching…I love it!  It’s amazing what a cute calf can get away with.  This is followed by the triligoy about the cow heard.  Boy, do these poems hit home…anyone whoever had a cow/calf operation will identify with these stories and emotions!  “Grandma and Herb” is a good “banker” story that you might appreciate. The last cut is the title cut “Calf Pullin’ Made Simple.” This poem…you just have to listen to!

There are 13 wonderful poems on the CD with intros for most of them.  You will enjoy it!  To add “Cow Pullin’ Made Simple” to your collection, you  can reach Terry Nash at tknzoo@acsol.net or log onto his website at www.terrynashcowboypoet.com.

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