Color of the Hide
Songs About Horses • 1m 58s
Gail does a ditty about the only thing that counts. Gail Steiger performs "Color of the Hide" during "The Sound of Horses" show at the 36th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Gail Steiger is a songwriter, filmmaker and cowboy, and since 1995, foreman of the remote Spider Ranch in Yavapai County, Arizona. He has been playing guitar and writing songs for over 30 years, and often recites works by his grandparents, Delia Gist Gardner and Gail I. Gardner. Gail also collaborates with his brother Lew on various film and multimedia projects, including the acclaimed documentary, Ranch Album. He’s released two CDs, The Romance of Western Life in 1999, and A Matter of Believin’ in 2015. Gail is a member of the Western Folklife Center’s Board of Trustees.
Filmed in front of a live audience at the Western Folklife Center’s G Three Bar Theater in Elko, NV, on Jan. 31, 2020.
Made possible by the multitude of staff, artists, volunteers, and community members working behind the scenes to make this show happen.
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