Category Archives: Western Writers of America

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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Bring ’em Young

The Western Writers of America convention is always fun. This year it was in Vegas, but I don’t think anyone had time for the tables. Our folks did get to have the nightly music jam sessions at the Top of … Continue reading

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Podcast Voices of the West

On Saturday, May 11, 2013, I did a radio interview with Emil Franzi on Voices of the West, a great guy and a great show. Here’s the podcast of the interview: Doug on Voices of the West.

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Sam Pekinpah – Max Evans and L.Q. Jones recall working with him

In June 2012, at the annual convention of the Western Writers of America in Albuquerque, New Mexico, LQ Jones and Max Evans had occasion to talk about working with Sam Peckinpah.  Video clip

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Knocking on Heaven’s Door – Carol Markstrom and Jim Jones with friends

One of the great features of the Western Writers of America Convention is the evening jam seasons when the folks who write the western songs get together to play and sing into the wee hours of the morning. In Albuquerque, … Continue reading

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