Category Archives: cowboy

Sky Rock

Sky Rock is a song by Carol Markstrom on her album, Crossing Borders. It was a fabulous dance pavilion way up Texas Canyon (near I-10 at the Dragoon exit). Built in the 1930s for the Adam’s Family Rodeo, we’ve only … Continue reading

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Bill Groneman sings a Cowboy’s Lullaby

At the WWA Convention in Las Vegas at the Top of the Riv following in the footsteps of the Rat Pack, Bill Groneman sang a Cowboy’s Lullaby.

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Spirit Buffalo sung by Carol Markstrom

At the Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering in Sierra Vista, AZ, this February past, we recorded Carol Markstrom singing her own composition, Spirit Buffalo. Spirit Buffalo is about the Native American relationship to the bison, their disappearance and imagined … Continue reading

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Carol Markstrom sings Old Nevada Moon

Carol Markstrom sang Old Nevada Moon at the Cochise Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering in Sierra Vista, AZ, back in February 2013.

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Charleston Dam on the San Pedro

In the 1990s, Mr. John Rose did something remarkable. Using an 1880 photograph he not only located the long lost site of Charleston Dam but also found the exact spot where the photographer had set his tripod to take the … Continue reading

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Cowboy Mike Searles

Cowboy Mike Searles sat down with me to talk about why Black History is important to the history of the West at the 2012 Western Writers Convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Cowboy Mike Video

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