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Playlist – The Real West from the Old West 8-20-14

The Real West From The Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

8-20-14 2014 WMA Nominations

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Feather Quilt – Belinda Gail – Granite Mountain

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

Still There – Juni Fisher – Listen…To The Horse

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

Mojave Moon – Dave Stamey – Live In Santa Ynez

Route 66 – Syd Masters – Always A Cowboy In My Dreams

There’ll Never Another Ewe – Paul Bliss – Pure Bliss

Lonesome County Road – Barry Ward – Lonesome County Road

Texas Kerosene – Mikki Daniel – Gotta Be A Cowgirl

Brandin’ Day – Jean Prescott – Traditions

Swing Me Back To Texas – 3 Trails West – Trails Less Traveled

Blue Stem Grass – Bill Barwick – The Usual Suspects

Yodel Western Swing – Kristyn Harris – Let Me Ride

Upgrading The Herd – Diane Tribitt – Ranchin’ Rhymes

My Country’s Not For Sale – R.W. Hampton

Pistol Packin’ Mama – Miss Devon & The Outlaw – Where In The Dickens R U?

Train To Chama – Jim Jones – Borrowed Time

Sleep Walk – Call Of The West – You Are The Rose Of My Heart

A Cowboy Hat – Trinity Seely – Old Poly Rope

Swingtime In The Rockies – Open Range – Swingtime In The Rockies

How I Taught Bruno A Lesson – Andy Nelson – How I Taught Bruno A Lesson

Wyoming Woman Montana Man – Mary Kaye – The Dawn And The Dusk

Your Saddle Is Empty – Patty Clayton/Ernie Martinez – Dancin’ In Denver

Calamity Jane – Ian Espinoza

Socios – Doug Figgs – Partners

Wheels – Rich O’Brien – Southwestern Souvenirs

Along The Buffalo – Belinda Gail – Granite Mountain

Cowgirl Code – Sam DeLeeuw – Women Of The West

San Antonio Rose – The Hanson Family – Rope That Rhythm

Rocky Mountain Hillbilly Girl – Jeneve Rose Mitchell – Rocky Mountain Hillbilly Girl

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Showcase pictures at the WMA 2013

Showcase pictures

Showcase pictures

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I’m sorry the pictures aren’t better…I was having camera issues.  Maybe I need a new one!  What a thought!

The Saturday Showcases were amazing!  What a group of entertainers we have in this organization!  Incredible! It was a truly a delight and I sat there most of the day!  What a thrill!  Thank you all for sharing your talent!

Playlist 11-27-13 The Real West from the Old West

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

11-27-30

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Buckskin Horse – Dave Stamey – Twelve Mile Road

My Window Faces The South – Kristyn Harris – Let Me Ride

Listen – Juni Fisher – Listen…To The Horse

Pistol Packin’ Mama – Miss Devon…The Outlaw – Where In The Dickens R U?

Jealous Of The Moon – Mary Kaye – The Dawn And The Dusk

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

Cowgirl Code – Sam DeLeeuw – Women Of The West

Beyond The Western Sky – Barry Ward – Lonely County Road

South Of The Border – Shoot Low Sheriff – Wanted In Texas

Wyatt’s Lament – Bill Barwick – The Usual Suspect

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

Liberty Bell – Earl Gleason – Windmill In The Sunset

Time Changes Everything – The Delk Band/Neal Delk – Music For Those Who Come To Dance

Full Nelson Shoeing – Andy Nelson – Andy Nelson Stew

Texas Kerosene – Mikki Daniel – Gotta Be A Cowgirl

*Interview – Mikki Daniel*

You’re From Texas – Carolyn Martin – Tennessee Local

Old Poly Rope – Trinity Seely – Old Poly Rope

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

Love To The Wind – Jim Jones/Kip Calahan – Sampler

Pretty Words – Jody Nix – Twin Fiddles Turn Me On

Old New Mexico – Doug Figgs – All Because Of You

*Interview – Doug Figgs*

Horses vs Hosses – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 2

In The Corner Of My Mind – Bobby Flores – Bad Company

Born To Ride – Stampede – Cowboys, Heroes & Friends

Four Or Five Times – Dave Alexander – Alexander’s Goodtime Band

Horses And Cattle – Mike Moutoux – Spirit’s Still Remain

Tyrone And Tyree – Jay Snider – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 2

My Country’s Not For Sale – R.W. Hampton

Happy New Year – Playlist 1-2-13

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

1-2-13  Happy New Year

The Real West – Rod Taylor

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

Cowboy Nothin’ More – J Parson – The Outlaw Trail

Fascinatin’ Rhythm – Carolyn Martin – Tennessee Local

Ridin’ With Red – Jon Chandler – The Gang

Sugar Moon – Brady Bowen/Curtis Potter – Tribute To Billy Dozier

I Wanna Lead ‘Em – Brenda Libby – On The Outskirts Of Crazy

Tougher Horses – Geff Dawson – A Tougher Horse

Southern Hospitality – Cornell Hurd Band – Songs Of Moon Mullican

Boxcars of Juarez – Allan Chapman – Western Folk

Strychnine – Mary Kaye – No Wilder Place

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

Western Spirit – Almeda Bradshaw – Western Spirit

Navajo Trail – Stephanie Davis – Western Bliss

Chaps – Gary McMahan – Goin’ My Way?

Borrowed Time – Jim Jones – Borrowed Time

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Tony Smith – It’s A Swing Thing

America Needs The Cowboy – Randy Huston – There’s A Hole In Daddy’s Rope

My Adobe Hacienda – LeeLee Robert – Western Stars

Cross The Brazos At Waco – Linda Lee Filener – Can’t Quit Ridin’

Two Steppin’ – Chuck Cusimano – I Wrote This

The Cowboy Poet – Jess Howard – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 7

There Ain’t No Quit – Bill Barwick – Sampler

Born To Lose – Bobby Flores – Fast Company

The Last Cowboy Waltz – David John – Songslinger

Sick Sober And Sorry – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Vol. 2

Lilies Grow High – Rex Allen Jr. – Garage Songs I

Corrine, Corrina – River Road Boys/Jim Johnson – Can’t Get Enough Of Texas

Four Little Words – Jay Snider – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 7

Never Gonna Rain – Dave Stamey – Twelve Mile Road

Come Back To Old Santa Fe – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Breakin’ Out

Wheels – Rich O’Brien – Southwester Souvenirs

Playlist 11-21-12 The Real West from the Old West

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

11-21-12 – WMA Awards Show

The Real West – Rod Taylor

Twelve Mile Road – Dave Stamey – Twelve Mile Road

Dancin’ In Denver – Patty Clayton – Dancin’ In Denver

No Wilder Place – Mary Kaye – No Wilder Place

Swing Time Cowgirl – Kristyn Harris – My Mustang, My Martin & Me

Hooked On Cowboys – Belinda Gail/Kip Calahan – She’s A Cowgirl

Fast Company – Bobby Flores – Fast Company

Stand Yer Ground – Sam DeLeeuw – Spreadin’ Sunshine

Man In The Moon – Chuck Cusimano – Les Buffham & Friends Writes & Co-Writes Vol. 3

You’re The Reason God Made OK – Naomi Bristow – Lovin’ The Ride

Texas Is Burnin’ – Jim Jones – Borrowed Time

One More Rose – Jody Nix – Twin Fiddles Turn Me On

Jesse Polka – Rich O’Brien – Southern Souvenirs

Ride Cowboy Ride – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Breakin’ Out

Mustang Man – Susie Knight – Western Wordsmith

Davy, Don’t You Know? – Almeda Bradshaw – Meant To Be

Where In The Dickens Are You? – Miss Devon & The OutLaw – Where In The Dickens RU

It’s A Cowboy Thang – Terry Brown – It’s A Cowboy Thang

Along The Navajo Trail – Leelee Robert – Western Stars

Texas Kerosene – Mustang Mikki – Demo

Wrong Road Home Blues – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Vol. 2

Best For Now – Ken Cook – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 7

Rides For The Brand – Trinity Seely – Trinity Seely

Oklahoma Hills – Hot Club Of Cowtown – What Makes Bob Holler

Ridin’ With Red – Jon Chandler – The Gang

I’m Puttin’ All My Eggs In One Basket – Carolyn Martin – Tennessee Local

One Cowboy Left – Randy Huston – Hole In Daddy’s Rope

There’s A Gold Mine In The Sky – Stephanie Davis – Western Bliss

Mud Season – Andy Nelson – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 7

Addicted – Jared Rogerson – Peace, Love & Horses

Sweet Georgia Brown – Barbara Nelson – Roundup Ready

Three Days And Forty Fires – Richard Elloyan – Les Buffham & Friends – Writes & Co-writes Vol. 3

WMA Showcase And Awards Show 2012

My adventures at the WMA Showcase And Awards Show 2012 started with the opening luncheon and Baxter Black!  He was wonderful!  And what a trill to meet him!

Then the showcases started! Naomi Bristow was next! A very talented young lady with no place to go but up! At the opening luncheon I sat with Troy Bateson …(who was on stage later with Barry Ward)…and Mustang Mikki!  It was so much fun to get to know them.  Then I got to see them perform!  Mustang Mikki is a talented 16 year old who won the Youth Yoddler contest and the Best Of The Best.  Also Thursday afternoon I got to listen to Allan Chapman…Gency Brown…The Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers…and John Bergstrom.

Friday morning found me at the DJ panel and that was one of the best I have been to.  It was fascinating to me to find out how diverse our shows really are.  What a kick!  It was an honor to be in the company of such a group!

After that, I’ve completely lost track of what happened when…but one of the highlights of the weekend was the main stage performances with Dave Stamey, Juni Fisher and R.W. Hampton!  It turned out to be a “roast” with incredible music!  Unbelievable entertainment!

As the weekend went along I heard my friend Jim Jones signing my favorite songs…Doug Muchmore great singer and father of one of my favorite NM Girl Staters…LeeLee Robert, talented lady whom I have loved getting the know the last 2 years…”V”…what a neat gal and great singer.  Looking forward to getting to know here better!  James Michael and Call of the WestJeanne Cahill and Jerome Campbell…there’s a talented group of friends!  Buffalo Bill and Dr. JoHorse Crazy Cowgirl Band…Almeda Bradshaw…and of course there was Kristyn Harris singing by herself and accompanying various performers.

Another highlight of the weekend was the Youth Stage!  James Michael does a wonderful job with these young singers and musicians!  Of course had the kids not been incredibly talented when they arrived it would have been a different story…but they were!  The youth that you already know were of course Kristyn Harris and Mustang Mikki but they were joined on the Youth Stage by Leah and David Sawyer, both gifted singers and fiddlers (and I think they are 7 and 9).  And by singers Mandy Brown and Forrest Mackey.  There was also an unbelievable young lady there who played 9 string instruments and sang and I was so mesmerized by her performance that I forgot to write down her name or take pictures.  If anyone has that information please send it to me and I’ll add it.  It was a spectacular performance!  Thank you James Michael for donating your time to this project!!!

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The Awards Show Saturday night at the beautiful Kimo Theater couldn’t have been better!  It was so well organized by Lisa Hampton, the MCs did a great job and the entertainment was of course…award winning!  Congratulations to Dave Stamey, the man of the evening, who won Traditional Album of the Year for Twelve Mile Road, Songwriter of the Year, Male Performer of the Year and Entertainer of the Year!  Congratulations also to: Patty Clayton for Western Swing Album of the Year for Dancin’ In Denver; Rich O’Brien, Instrumentalist of the Year; Susie Knight for Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year for Western Wordsmith; Yvonne Hollenbeck for Cowboy Poetry Book of the Year for Christmas On The Range; Les Buffham, Male Poet of the Year; Sam DeLeeuw, Female Poet of the Year; Janet McBride, winner of the Curly Musgrave Award; Marvin O’Dell, DJ of the Year; Kristyn Harris, the Crescendo Award; Les Buffham and Mary Kaye, Song of the Year, No Wilder Place; Belinda Gail, Female Performer of the Year; Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers, Duo or Group of the Year; Mustang Mikki, Youth Yodeler and Best of the Best Yodeler; Miss Devon and the Outlaw, Duo Yodelers and The Sawyer Family, Trio Yodelers!

What a year for Western Music and Cowboy Poetry!!!  Thank you for letting me play a small roll in getting it out to the public!  See you in Albuquerque next year!!!

The Real West from the Old West – Playlist 11-7-12

The Real West from the Old West – AM 1230 KOTS

11-7-12

The Real West – Rod Taylor

She’s Killing Me – Hot Club Of Cowtown – What Makes Bob Holler

Sweet Grass County Line – Dave Stamey – Twelve Mile Road

Alright, Okay, You Win – AATW/Leon Rausch – It’s A Good Day

Borrowed Time – Jim Jones – Borrowed Time

Oklahoma Stomp – Saddle Cats – Herdin’ Cats

It’s A Cowboy Thang – Terry Brown – It’s A Cowboy Thang

The Men Who Ride No More – Joel Nelson – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 4

I’m Satisfied With You – Carolyn Martin – Tennessee Local

These Oklahoma Hills – Brenda Libby – Chilled

Twin Fiddles Turn Me On – Jody Nix – Twin Fiddles Turn Me On

Cross The Brazos At Waco – Linda Lee Filener – Can’t Quit Ridin’

Eleven Eighteen Nadine Lane – Country Night Live – Words You Can Understand

One Cowboy Left – Jean Prescott – Tapestry Of The West

The Worst One To Buck – Andy Nelson – Bar-D Roundup Vol. 4

Across The Alley From The Alamo – Les Gilliam – Oklahoma-1955

America Needs The Cowboy – Randy Huston – There’s A Hole In Daddy’s Rope

Texas Blues – Stephanie Davis – Texas Bliss

Donnie Catch A Horse – RW Hampton – My Old Friends

Route 66 – Tony Smith – It’s A Swing Thing

Roughstring Rider – Ken Moore – Bringin’ The Wild Ones In

Croppie – Susie Knight – Leather Wings

I Reckon I’m A Texan – Billy Mata – This Is Tommy Duncan Vol. 2

Adobe Walls – Kevin Davis – Every Horse I Ever Rode

South Of The Border – Bobby Flores – Festival Favorites

Smoke Of The Brandin’ Fire – Jim Jones – Feels Like Home To Me

Miles And Miles Of Texas – Red Hot Rhythm Rustlers – Breakin’ Out

My Name Is Dalton – Bill Barwick – The Usual Suspects

The Brand – Dawn Nelson – Then He Made Cowgirl

Can’t Get Enough Of Texas – River Road Boys – Can’t Get Enough Of Texas

Train To Chama – Jim Jones – Borrowed Time

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