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Folk Music | Music Crossroads of Texas

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, it's more music from West Texas and beyond with an hour of folk music. You will hear traditional songs, as well as some contemporary music from folk artists like John Boswell, Carolyn Hester, the Colours, Woody Guthrie, and more.


  1. Intro and Thanks - John Boswell
  2. Passin' Through - John Boswell
  3. Ragtime Annie - Amanda Shires
  4. Diamond Joe - Andy & Andy
  5. Grandfather's Clock - Alan Munde
  6. Red Wing - Alan Munde
  7. West Texas Waltz - Butch Hancock
  8. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) - Carolyn Hester
  9. Hetty's Dark Eyes - Don Holladay
  10. It's About Time - The Colours
  11. Wheel's On Fire - The Colours
  12. Amarillo Waltz - Eck Robertson
  13. I Know You - The Flatlanders
  14. Westphalia Waltz - Buddy & Tina Wright
  15. Dust Devil - Graham Warwick & the Bona Fide Blues Band
  16. Foggy Mountain Top - Jimmie Dale Gilmore
  17. Black Mountain Rag - The Buffalo Grass
  18. Dusty Old Dust (So Long, It's Been Good to Know Yuh) - Woodie Guthrie
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.