Am I wrong that both "Dan Tucker" and "Old Chisum Trail" would be sung around the campfire in the 1880's? I thought their providence went back that far. Aren't they both listed in John Lomax's…"
"Great answer, Jeff.
My tale is set in 1884 so I assume stuff like "Old Chisum Trail" and "Dan Tucker" might be in circulation. I've ordered a Tex Ritter CD, thanks to a suggestion here, and also a CD by the artist I…"
"Is there a CD compilation of authentic Western songs, i.e. tunes that would've been sung around the fire or bunkhouse before the turn of the 20th century? I'm researching a novel right now and would be grateful if someone could point…"
Jun 28, 2011
Cliff Burns is now a member of True West Historical Society