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When I Was A Cowboy, Vol. 1

When I Was A Cowboy, Vol. 1
Early American Songs of the West
Classic Recordings from the 1920s and 30s

Yazoo 2022; Ordering Information;
Volume 2

"A must have collection of cowboy classics."
- Cowboys & Country
"Par for the course, Yazoo delivers its usual standard
of excellence."

"Captures the romance of the old west in recordings
of the 1920s when the frontier was still a reality for
most of the singers presented here."
- U.S. News & World Report

A collection of classic recordings from the early part of the century that depict the bigger than life image of the American Cowboy. In the 1920s when most of these selections were recorded many of these singers still had close personal ties to the heyday of the cowboy (1870s and 80s) and indeed many of the performers heard here were either cowboys themselves or were raised in the western environment of the cowboy. Other performers are from the rural South where epic western themed ballads were widespread since the later part of the 19th century. These two volumes communicate all the romantic imagery of the American cowboy with selections depicting heroic deeds, gritty trail life, and moving love songs. Notes, lyrics and photos are contained inside booklet.
Powder River Jack and Kitty Lee
Carl Sprague Jules Allen
Powder River Jack and Kitty Lee
Carl Sprague
Jules Allen

1. CARTWRIGHT BROTHERS,
Utah Carroll

2. EDWARD L. CRAIN,
Bandit Cole Younger

3. J.D. FARLEY,
Bill Was A Texas Lad

4. JULES ALLEN,
Long Side The Sante Fe Trail
5. CARL SPRAGUE,
The Mormom Cowboy
6. MARTIN & ROBERTS,
The Roundup In The Spring
7. KEN MAYNARD,
The Lone Star Trail
8. CROWDER BROTHERS,
Wild West Rambler
9. HARRY MCCLINTOCK,
Sam Bass
10. PATT PATTERSON & HIS CHAMPION REP RIDERS,
The Wandering Cowboy
11. CARTWRIGHT BROTHERS,
Texas Ranger
12. ARKANSAS WOODCHOPPER,
I'm A Texas Cowboy

13. CARL SPRAGUE,
The Last Longhorn
14. LONESOME LUKE & HIS FARM HANDS,
Wild Hog In The Woods
15. ARTHUR MILES,
Lonely Cowboy - Part 1
16. ARTHUR MILES,
Lonely Cowboy - Part 2
17. HARRY MCCLINTOCK,
Goodbye Old Paint
18. POWDER RIVER JACK & KITTY LEE,
Tying A Knot In The Devil's Tail
19. BILLIE MAXWELL,
Haunted Hunter
20. TAYLOR'S KENTUCKY BOYS,
The Dixie Cowboy
21. DICK DEVALL,
Out On The Lone Star Cow Trail
22. KEN MAYNARD,
The Cowboy's Lament
23. WATTS & WILSON,
The Sporting Cowboy
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