38th Gathering

38th Gathering

Enjoy this playlist from the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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38th Gathering
  • You're Still Gonna Die

    Gail invites you to sing along. Gail Steiger sings "You're Still Gonna Die" by Shel Silverstein during the Ranch Family Show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Gail Steiger
    Prescott, AZ
    Gail Steiger is a songwriter, filmmaker, and cowboy, and since 1995, foreman of t...

  • The Coffee Song

    DW warbles an ode to java. DW Groethe sings "The Coffee Song" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    DW Groethe
    Bainville, MT
    DW Groethe is the son of a son of pioneers. He was born and raised in the west of Dakota and has lived the past 25...

  • Yellow Roses

    Jessie tells the history of the ranch her ancestors homesteaded. Jessie Veeder sings "Yellow Roses" during the "Ranch Family Show" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTISTS

    Jessie Veeder
    Watford City, ND
    Jessie Veeder writes and sings about the Badlands of western North Da...

  • Somewhere West of Laramie

    Dave illustrates the journey of self discovery in song. Dave Stamey sings "Somewhere West of Laramie" during the "Ranch Truck Radio" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Dave Stamey
    Orange Cove, CA
    Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, and a dude wrangler....

  • 1922

    A Charlie Russell painting inspires this song. The Munsick Boys sing "1922" during the "Ranch Truck Radio" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTISTS

    The Munsick Boys
    Dayton, WY
    The Munsick Boys (Dave, Sam, and Tris) have a natural appeal to enthusiasts of western cul...

  • Nothing's Forever

    Jessie sings about returning to the family ranch to raise her family. Jessie Veeder performs "Nothing's Forever" during the "Ranch Family Show" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Jessie Veeder
    Watford City, ND
    Jessie Veeder writes and sings about the Badlands of west...

  • The Bunny Poem

    DW shares a true encounter with a herd of rabbits. DW Groethe recites "The Bunny Poem" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    DW Groethe
    Bainville, MT
    DW Groethe is the son of a son of pioneers. He was born and raised in the west of Dakota ...

  • My Daughter-In-Law

    Yvonne shares an "affectionate" little poem. Yvonne Hollenbeck recites "My Daughter-In-Law" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Yvonne Hollenbeck
    Clearfield, SD
    Yvonne Hollenbeck is a South Dakota cattleman’s wife who writes poetry about...

  • Cowboys and Cowpony Poems

    Gail puts a tune to lyrics written by Paul Zarzyski. Gail Steiger performs "Cowboys and Cowpony Poems" during the Ranch Family Show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Gail Steiger
    Prescott, AZ
    Gail Steiger is a songwriter, filmmaker, and cowboy, and since 1995, forem...

  • Second Cutting

    Bill expounds upon life in the Badlands. Bill Lowman recites "Second Cutting" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Bill Lowman
    Sentinel Butte, ND
    Bill Lowman, a multi-talented visual, literary, and performing artist, is a charter member o...

  • Elko Blues

    Corb croons a bluesy tune. Corb Lund performs "Elko Blues - The Roan Mare" during the "Ranch Truck Radio" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Corb Lund
    Southern AB, Canada
    Hailing from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Corb Lund grew up in rural Alberta chasi...

  • Jolly Cowboys

    Sourdough + Robert double down with humor and song. Sourdough Slim + Robert Armstrong perform "Jolly Cowboys" during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Sourdough Slim
    Paradise, CA
    Sourdough Slim, aka Rick Crowder, is a hoot to say the least....

  • Steelhead Trout

    Margo sings a lively tune with a catchy hook. Margo Cilker performs "Steelhead Trout" by Ben Walden during the "Wish Upon a Western Star" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Margo Cilker
    Goldendale, WA
    Originally from California, singer-songwriter Margo Cilker ha...

  • Daddy Would Play

    The Munsick Boys share a song written in 1993 by patriarch Dave Munsick. They perform "Daddy Would Play" during the "Ranch Truck Radio" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTISTS

    The Munsick Boys
    Dayton, WY
    The Munsick Boys (Dave, Sam, and Tris) have a natural appeal t...

  • The Funeral

    DW describes a confounded funeral experience. DW Groethe performs "The Funeral" during "That Seventies Show" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    DW Groethe
    Bainville, MT
    DW Groethe is the son of a son of pioneers. He was born and raised in the west of Dakota and has l...

  • Chime Bells

    If you love yodeling, this one is for you. Sourdough Slim and Robert Armstrong perform "Chime Bells" by Elton Britt and Bob Miller during the "Wild Abandon" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Sourdough Slim
    Paradise, CA
    Sourdough Slim, aka Rick Crowder, is a hoo...

  • Friday Morning Brew

    FEATURING: Margo Cilker, Wylie Gustafson, Jonathan Odermann, Jessie Veeder, and Special Guests.

    It takes a bit of java to get perking on a Friday morning at the Gathering. These poets and musicians will caffeinate you with their performances. Guest poets George Wallace and Karen Stockett open th...

  • From Force to Feel

    Tom shares what colts taught him about the relationship of horse and rider. Tom Sharpe performs "From Force to Feel" during the "Opening Lines" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Tom Sharpe
    Loma, CO
    Born and raised in south central Colorado, Tom Sharpe grew up w...

  • The Quebe Sisters

    FEATURING: Grace Quebe, Hulda Quebe, Sophina Quebe, with Daniel Parr and Simon Stipp.

    The Quebe Sisters return to Elko with their authentic triple-fiddle and three-part-harmony sound.

    Hosted by Trinity Seely.

    From the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

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    "Every Which-A-Way...

  • It Ain't Easy

    We often give more value to the things in our lives that don't come easy. Jessie Veeder sings "It Ain't Easy" during the "Lesson Poems, Songs + Stories" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    essie Veeder
    Watford City, ND
    Jessie Veeder writes and sings about the bad...

  • Road to Las Cruces

    Corb shares an Ian Tyson tune. Corb Lund performs "Road to Las Cruces" by Ian Tyson during the "Poetry, Song, and Beyond" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Corb Lund
    Southern AB, Canada
    Hailing from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Corb Lund grew up in rur...

  • That Little Blue Roan

    Dick shares a classic horse poem. Dick Gibford recites "That Little Blue Roan" by Bruce Kiskaddon during the "Horse Tails" show at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Dick Gibford
    New Cuyama, CA
    Dick Gibford was raised on a small cow outfit on the central coast of Califo...

  • Close to the Land (America's Heartland)

    Murph shares a tune about the hard working people who live close to the land. Michael Martin Murphey + the Rio Grande Band perform "Close to the Land (America's Heartland)" during the "Poetry, Song and Beyond" show during the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Michael Marti...

  • Experience of Life

    Waddie shares some sage advice. Waddie Mitchell recites "Experience of Life" during "Poetry, Song, and Beyond" at the 38th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

    ABOUT THE ARTIST

    Waddie Mitchell
    Jiggs, NV
    Waddie Mitchell was immersed in the cowboy way of entertaining as a boy on the Nevada ranches w...