Horses and humans have been close companions for thousands of years. They carry us, pull loads for us, inspire us, and sometimes help us heal. In this episode you’ll hear songs, tunes, and poems inspired by horses. Traditional North American music, its roots, branches, and beyond.
Artists in this episode include: Bruce Molsky & Big Hoedown; Garnet Rogers; Tom Swearingen; Mary McCaslin; David Grisman & Jerry Garcia; Joel Mabus; William Pint & Felicia Dale; Gordon Lightfoot; Elizabeth LaPrelle; Martin Simpson; Battlefield Band; Patrick Street; Peter Paul & Mary; Archie Fisher; Kate Rusby; Fred Small; Tony Furtado; Jiggery Pokery; Garrett & Westcott; Don Edwards; Todd Phillips.
(Photo by Steve Lay, Terrebonne, Oregon. Used by permission.)
- Tom Swearingen, Oregon Cowboy Poet
- White Horses are Calling Me -- Lyrics by Brian Bedford, as performed by William Pint and Felicia Dale
This episode was previously broadcast on June 24, 2021.