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Even though he was mostly into early jazz and pop, my dad liked his cowboy music too. And he bought a great collection in a 7-record box set. We’ve already featured two of those records in previous episodes. This record features a lot of music you have probably heard over the years yourself, but most likely by other bands. In fact, the eight songs you’ll hear have been recorded more than a thousand times combined. But you may have to check my math.

So get ready to hear what is really Tumbling Tumbleweeds part 3 in Volume 155: Western Favorites.

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Credits and Copyrights:

Various – Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Label: Reader’s Digest – RDA-229 / A
Format: 7 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation Box Set
Released: 1982
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country

The Sons Of The Pioneers–(Ghost) Riders In The Sky
written by Stan Jones

The Sons Of The Pioneers–Ragtime Cowboy Joe
written by Grant Clarke, Lewis F. Muir, Maurice Abrahams

The Sons Of The Pioneers–Don’t Fence Me In
written by Cole Porter, Bob Fletcher

Al Dexter–Pistol Packin’ Mama
written by Al Dexter

Slim Whitman–Rhinestone Cowboy
written by Larry Weiss

Tennessee Ernie Ford–Mule Train
written by Hy Heath, Johnny Lange, Fred Glickman

Bing Crosby, Jimmy Dorsey– I’m An Old Cowhand
written by Johnny Mercer

Bing Crosby–Sioux City Sue
written by Max Freedman, Dick Thomas

I do not own the rights to this music. ASCAP, BMI licenses provided by third-party platforms for music that is not under Public Domain.

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