Melina travels all the way from Pegasus Books on Shattuck Ave to Elko, Nevada for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. This is part one of a two-part episode on cowboy poetry. Today’s episode defines cowboy poetry and talks about its history. Next episode will take listeners on the road and over to Elko.
Sound credit: “The Barn Cats,” Vess Quinlan
Music (in order of appearance):
Jazz And Hop, kidcut
El Gato, Sky Toes
Original songs by Kyle Keller
Home on the Range, Vernon Dalhart
Nevada, Danijel Zambo
Golden Coast, The Lakes
Special thanks to Dave Matuszak, Larry Maurice, Kyle Keller and Grady Clark.