Classic Cowboy Songs

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Varese Sarabande's Sons of the Pioneers Classic Cowboy Songs collection features 18 cuts from the iconic group's most beloved lineup, featuring Roy Rogers and Bob Nolan. Nolan who penned some of country music's most beloved cowboy anthems, Rogers, and the rest are in fine form here, displaying the cohesiveness and confidence that made songs like "Sky Ball Paint," "Round-Up in the Sky," and "Down Along the Sleepy Rio Grande" feel like windows into the West, but the absence of more familiar tunes such as "Tumbling Tumbleweeds," "I'm an Old Cowhand From the Rio Grande," and "Cool Water" keep this fine sampler, which chronicles the group's output from 1934 to 1941,...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Varese Sarabande's Sons of the Pioneers Classic Cowboy Songs collection features 18 cuts from the iconic group's most beloved lineup, featuring Roy Rogers and Bob Nolan. Nolan who penned some of country music's most beloved cowboy anthems, Rogers, and the rest are in fine form here, displaying the cohesiveness and confidence that made songs like "Sky Ball Paint," "Round-Up in the Sky," and "Down Along the Sleepy Rio Grande" feel like windows into the West, but the absence of more familiar tunes such as "Tumbling Tumbleweeds," "I'm an Old Cowhand From the Rio Grande," and "Cool Water" keep this fine sampler, which chronicles the group's output from 1934 to 1941, from surpassing some of the more even-handed anthologies.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/27/2006
  • Label: Varese Sarabande
  • UPC: 030206673722
  • Catalog Number: 066737
  • Sales rank: 327,281

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Sons of the Pioneers Primary Artist
Pat Brady String Bass, Group Member
Lloyd Perryman Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Tim Spencer Vocals, Group Member
Hugh Farr Fiddle, Group Member
Karl Farr Guitar, Group Member
Technical Credits
Roy Rogers Composer
Gene Autry Composer
Smiley Burnette Composer
Peter DeRose Composer
Fred Howard Composer
Cary E. Mansfield Producer
Phil York Digital Editing, Mastering
Tim Spencer Composer
Bill Pitzonka Art Direction
Glenn Spencer Composer
Curley Fletcher Composer
Nat Vincent Composer
Packy Smith Photo Courtesy
Traditional Composer
James Rowe Composer
Romaine Lowdermilk Composer
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