Wilf CARTER (aka Montana Slim) - Songs of Rodeos, Cowboys & Life in the West
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Canada's own real yodelling cowboy, Wilf grew up around farms, horses and rodeos and is remembered in the Calgary Horsemen's Hall Of Fame.
Known in the USA as 'Montana Slim' he developed a huge following around the world.
He recorded prolifically, starting in 1933 and recording into the 1990s. Also a prolific songwriter, he wrote literally hundreds of songs about life on the plains.
Here are unique versions of both western and country songs including many much-loved classics.
A fine yodeller, he was an inspiration and a major influence on country singers around the world including America's Slim Clark and Slim Whitman, England's Brian Golbey and Australia's Slim Dusty, Reg Lindsay and Frank Ifield.
These recordings were made in the late 1950s and feature him with some of Nashville's best musos as well as some tracks with just his own guitar accompaniment.
If you like fiddle, steel, a yodel and a powerful voice, then Wilf's your man.
Most of the tracks here never previously released in the UK.
1. I REMEMBER THE RODEO
2. DYNAMITE TRAIL
3. ON A LITTLE TWO ACRE FARM
4. PETE KNIGHT, THE KING OF THE COWBOYS
5. THERE'S A TREE ON EVERY ROAD
6. STRAWBERRY ROAN
7. SHOO SHOO SHOO SHE LA LA
8. WHEN THE ICE WORM NESTS AGAIN
9. THERE'S A BLUEBIRD ON YOUR WINDOWSILL
10. MY LITTLE GREY HAIRED MOTHER IN THE WEST
11. MY LITTLE LADY (HADIE BROWN)
12. SICK, SOBER & SORRY
13. THAT SILVER HAIRED DADDY OF MINE
14. AWAY OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN
15. THE SMOKE WENT UP THE CHIMNEY JUST THE SAME
16. A SINNER'S PRAYER
17. X'S FROM DOWN IN TEXAS
18. RESCUE FROM THE MOOSE RIVER GOLD MINE
19. YODELING MY BABIES TO SLEEP
20. BEAUTIFUL GIRL OF THE PRAIRIE
21. MY PRAIRIE ROSE
22. THE CAPTURE OF ALBERT JOHNSON
23. ONE GOLDEN CURL
24. I BOUGHT A ROCK FOR A ROCKY MOUNTAIN GAL
25. I'M RAGGED BUT I'M RIGHT
26. HE RODE THE STRAWBERRY ROAN
27. I'M GONNA TEAR DOWN THE MAILBOX
28. THE CALGARY ROUNDUP
29. MAPLE LEAF WALTZ
30. RATTLIN' CANNONBALL
31. SINGING IN MY LAST ROUNDUP
- Price Code
- Release Date
- June 14th 2019
- UPC Bar Code No
- 604988 37122 2