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Cowboy Tribute

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, I have a full hour of music dedicated to the American cowboy. You will hear some old-time and traditional classics sung by yesterday's and today’s top cowboy singers. You will hear Roy Rogers, Don Edwards, and selections from Andy Hedges’s milestone album Roll on Cowboy. I hope you'll join me, Curtis Peoples, for another hour of music from West Texas and beyond.


  1. The Cowboy's Soliloquy - Andy & Andy
  2. Don't Fence Me In - Roy Rogers
  3. The Rancher's Song - Don Edwards
  4. XIT Ranch Cowboy Polka - Karen Walters & Rusty Hudelson
  5. Little Joe the Wrangler - Andy Hedges & Corb Lund
  6. Round Up Time in Texas - Rusty Battenfield
  7. Draggin' Calves - Andy Hedges & J.B. Allen
  8. Cattle Call (Theme Song) - Tex Owens
  9. Cattle Truck Driving Boogie - Tommy Hancock
  10. Cowboy Blues - Andy Hedges & Randy Rieman
  11. Grand Roundup - Buck Ramsey
  12. The Last Roundup - RW Hampton
  13. Rounded Up in Glory - Andy Hedges & Michael Martin Murphy
  14. Saddlin' Up Time - J.B. Allen
  15. O Bury Me Out on the Lone Prairie - Lone Prairie
Curtis Peoples, Ph.D., is the Archivist for the Southwest Music Archive and oversees the Crossroads Recording Studio for the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. He is a musician who has worked in the music business for four decades, numerous recording studios, and has been a production manager for many events. Dr. Peoples teaches regional music history classes and American media studies; his research centers on music and place.