Cowboy Songs: from the Great Plains to the Silver Screen
Choir can perform an entire Cowboy Theme Show, featuring songs
from the days of the western cattle drives to the era of the Hollywood
singing cowboy. This includes many of the best remembered, traditional
tunes that have been passed down through the generations or were saved by
the arduous efforts of John and Alan Lomax. Also featured are Twentieth
Century cowboy songs that were made famous by movie and radio legends such
as Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, and Patsy Montana.
show can be all music, featuring dozens of cowboy songs for your
entertainment. Also available, the show can take a fact-based, educational
approach, providing background on the cowboy era, revealing the origins and
importance of the songs, and comparing the musical styles of the traditional
and Hollywood songs. Either way, Cowboy Choir always features their
well-crafted harmonies that lead you down the trail to a great time.
Traditional Cowboy Songs:
The Colorado Trail / Home On the Range / Old Chisholm Trail /
Red River Valley / Streets of Laredo / The Night Herding Song / Whoopee Ti Yi Yo.
Hollywood & Radio Songs:
I've Got Spurs that Jingle Jangle Jingle / Call Of The Canyon / Cattle Call /
Don’t Fence Me In / El Paso / Ghost Riders In the Sky / Happy Trails / I want to be a cowboy’s Sweetheart /
I’m an Old Cowhand / Ole Buttermilk Sky / Sweet Baby James / Rawhide / The Rifleman Theme /
San Antonio Rose / Tumbling Tumbleweeds