• Various Artists - A Cowboy's life is good enough for me

100 songs from the days of the singing cowboys, including many rare songs of the open spaces by artistes from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Includes sought after recordings by great names like Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Tex Ritter and Jimmy Wakely. The rare theme song of Red River Dave, "Is The Range Still The Same Back Home" & the super-rare "Panachord" recording of "I'm Hittin' The Trail" by Wilf "Montana Slim" Carter. Rare early tracks never before on CD by artistes such as The Hillbillies, Frank Ifield, Ezra Paulette & His Beverley Hillbillies, Jesse Rogers and many more. Also for the first time since the original 78, the unedited version of Tex Morton's "The Story Of Parson Joe". Extensive 32 page book of liner notes & discography by writer / broadcaster Paul Hazell

Produced by Paul Hazell


Also available JASMCD3508

Track Listing

Disc One
1. STU DAVIS - Land, Sky And Water
2. RED RIVER DAVE - Red River Moon
3. REX ALLEN - Cowpoke
4. TEX MORTON - The Oregon Trail
5. GENE AUTRY - The Old Trail
6. JIMMY WAKELY - Love Song Of The Waterfall
7. COLE WILSON - On The Plains Away Out There
8. ELTON BRITT - Rogue River Valley
9. JACK PATTON - Old Painted Desert
10. JUNE HOLMS - Happy Yodelling Cowgirl
11. MAC MAGUIRE & HARMONY RANGERS - Sundown Lullaby
12. PHIL PAVEY - Bronco Bustin’ Blues
13. ZEKE MANNERS BAND (Vcl: Curly Gribbs) - Sioux City Sue
14. BOB PRESSLEY - Hawaiian Cowboy
15. TIM McNAMARA - Happy Cowboy
16. TEX RITTER - Goodbye My Little Cherokee
17. SMOKY DAWSON & H HIS ROCKY CANYON BOYS - Texas Lil
18. RAMBLING RED FOLEY - The Lone Cowboy
19. ROSALIE ALLEN - Square Dance Polka
20. ELTON BRITT - Patent Leather Boots
21. DUSTY RANKIN - Going Back To Wyoming
22. TEXAS JIM ROBERTSON - I’m Gonna Throw My Lasso
23. ROY ROGERS - A Four Legged Friend
24. CLIFF CARLISLE & LITTLE TOMMY - Riding The Trail
25. WILF CARTER (Montana Slim) - West Of Rainbow Trail

Disc Two
1. JESSE ROGERS - Yellow Rose Of Texas
2. KENNY ROBERTS - Wagon Wheels
3. SLIM CLARK - Trailrider’s Moon
4. RED RIVER DAVEIs The Range Still The Same Back Home?
5. ROSALIE ALLEN - Shoot Him High Paw
6. HANK SNOW - At The Rainbow’s End
7. FRANK LUTHER & C ROBISON - Midnight On The Colorado
8. GOEBEL REEVES - Little Joe The Wrangler
9. GENE AUTRY - Blue Montana Skies
10. BIG BILL CAMPBELL - I’m Rockin’ To The Rockies
11. EZRA PAULETTE -When The Coyote Howls (at Twilight)
12. BILLY WILLIAMS -Yippi Ki Aye
13. WILF CARTER - Beautiful Girl Of The Prairie
14. REX ALLEN - Arizona Waltz
15. SMOKY DAWSON -The Range In The Western Sky
16. THE HILLBILLIES - Ranch In The Rockies
17. O’LEARY SISTERS - A Pair Of Silver Spurs
18. ELTON BRITT - Over The Trail
19. LAURIE CROISETTE - The Cowboy
20. REG LINDSAY -Down By The Old Sliprail
21. BUDDY REYNOLDS - Blue Canadian Rockies
22. SONS OF THE PIONEERS -Land Beyond The Sun
23. LES WILSON -Shadows On The Trail
24. FRANK IFIELD -A Mother’s Faith
25. LEGARDE TWINS -There’s A Bridle Hanging On The Wall

Disc Three
1. DONN REYNOLDS - The Stockman’s Lullaby
2. BIG BILL CAMPBELL - The Strawberry Roan
3. ROSALIE ALLEN - Cowpuncher’s Waltz
4. SMOKY DAWSON - Cowboy’s Roundup Song
5. THE HILLBILLIES - Moonlight On The Prairie
6. FRANK IFIELD - There’s A Love Knot In My Lariat
7. JIMMY WAKELY - Pale Moon
8. ELTON BRITT - Ridin’ With My Gal
9. WILF CARTER (Montana Slim) - Broken Down Cowboy
10. EZRA PAULETTE - Old Arapahoe Trail
11. LES WILSON & JEAN CALDER - Prairie Rose
12. DICK THOMAS - Ridin’ ‘Neath The Arizona Moon
13. REX ALLEN - Who Shot The Hole In My Sombrero?
14. WILLIE LAMOTHE - Je Suis Un Cowboy Canadien
15. TEX MORTON & HIS ROUGHRIDERS - Teardrops In My Heart
16. FRANK LUTHER & CARSON ROBISON - When The Bloom Is On The Sage
17. GOEBEL REEVES - Cowboy’s Dream
18. BUDDY REYNOLDS & THE RHYTHM PALS - Tundra
19. GENE AUTRY - Rhythm Of The Range
20. ROY ROGERS - Saddle Serenade
21. THE SINGING MOUNTAINEERS - Prairie Lullaby
22. BUDDY WILLIAMS - A Cowboy’s Life Is Good Enough For Me
23. KENNY ROBERTS - Sweet Little Cherokee
24. EVAN KEMP & THE TRAIL RIDERS - Tonight In The Twilight
25. JESSE ROGERS - Back In The Saddle Again

Disc Four
1. TEX RITTER - Old Chisholm Trail
2. ELTON BRITT - Blue Texas Moonlight
3. SLIM CLARK - Little Old Sod Shanty
4. SHORTY LONG - Waltz Of Colorado
5. COLE WILSON & THE TUMBLEWEEDS - The Outlaw
6. DUSTY RANKIN - Going Back To My Little Western Home
7. RED RIVER DAVE - Sierra Sue
8. CLIFF CARLISLE & FRED KIRBY - The Cowboy’s Dying Dream
9. TEX MORTON - The Story Of Parson Joe
10. GENE AUTRY - Ride Tenderfoot Ride
11. TIM McNAMARA - Campfire Of Dreams
12. ELTON BRITT - The Rovin’ Gambler
13. LEGARDE TWINS (TOM & TED) - Before The Dawn
14. KENNY ROBERTS & THE PINETOPPERS - Beautiful Ohio
15. JIMMIE & LEON SHORT - Alla En El Rancho Grande
16. CARSON ROBISON - I’m An Old Cowhand
17. JOSEF MARAIS - Covered-Wagon Lullaby
18. JESSE ROGERS - Cattle Call
19. SONS OF THE PIONEERS - Red River Valley
20. DICK THOMAS - Halfway To Montana
21. FRANK LUTHER & CARSON ROBISON - Missouri Valley
22. BUDDY WILLIAMS - Riding Down The Valley
23. HANK SNOW - I’ll Ride Back To Lonesome Valley
24. SMOKY DAWSON - Will I Meet Old Faithful Up Yonder?
25. WILF CARTER (Montana Slim) - I’m Hittin’ The Trail

Other Details
Price Code C
Format 4CD
Release Date 01/01/2005
UPC Bar Code No 604988031324

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