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Skip Gorman

The songs of the American cowboy and the old West are more than the sounds of Hollywood's Western films for folk singer Skip Gorman. Dressed in a wide-brimmed cowboy hat, spurs and chaps, Gorman sings of campfires, cattle drives, the loneliness of the prairies, and the personalities of the old West.

Gorman has been developing his musical approach for more than a quarter century. Inspired by the songs of the "Yodeling Brakeman" Jimmie Rodgers, Gorman taught himself to play guitar at the age of eight. By the age of 17, he had become equally skilled at the fiddle and mandolin, trading mandolin licks with Bill Monroe at a bluegrass festival in Virginia. While studying for a master's degree at the University of Utah in the mid-1970s, Gorman began collecting 78 rpm recordings of old-time cowboy singers.

Also heavily influenced by traditional Celtic music, Gorman studied Irish fiddling with Johnny Doherty in Donegal and Scottish fiddling with Aly Bain of the Boys of the Lough in Scotland.

Gorman made his recording debut on the multi-artist compilation Old Time Fiddling, recorded at the Northeast Fiddling Competition in 1972. As a member of the Desert String Band, Gorman recorded an album, Land of Milk & Honey, in 1974. In addition to four solo albums, he has subsequently recorded albums with Ron Kane, Rabbit in a Log and the New Hampshire Fiddlers Union.

Although he spends most of his time on his ten-acre ranch in New Hampshire, Gorman continues to spend his summers working as a cowboy and song leader on the High Island Ranch in Hamilton Dome, Wyoming.

Gorman's song "Cowboy Waltz" was used in the soundtrack of Ken Burns' documentary Baseball, while his tune "Buffalo Hump" was used in Burns' documentary Lewis and Clark. ~ Craig Harris
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Selected Discography

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Track List: A Cowboy's Wild Song To His Herd

1. A Cowboy's Wild Song To His Herd

2. Smith's Red Apple Rag

3. Song Of A Cowboy

4. Little Joe The Wrangler's Sister Nell

5. Rocky Road To Dublin

6. Pretty Little Dogies

7. Piney Woods/Coyote Howl

8. Amarillo Walz

9. Ramblin' Jack

10. Ridge Running Roan

11. Cowboy Love Song

12. Green River Ramble

13. Away Out On The Mountain

14. Utah Carl

15. Midnight On The Water/Dry And Dusty

16. Prisoner Of Life

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Track List: A Greener Prarie

1. Blue Mountain

2. Buffalo Hump

3. Here's To Texas Rangers

4. Orvetta/Old Madera Walzes

5. Where The Old Red River Flows

6. Bonaparte's Retreat

7. Yellow Rose Of Texas

8. Emigrants Lament For Oregon

9. Old Paint's A Pony

10. Night Herding Song

11. Fine Times At Our House

12. The Wanderin' Cowboy

13. Rake & Ramblin' Boy

14. The Last Longhorn

15. When Work's All Done This Fall

16. Cattle Call

17. Dally Welters Waltz/The Clayhole Walz

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Track List: Lonesome Prarie Love

1. Colorado Trail

2. I'd Like To Be In Texas

3. Tough And Wild

4. Brazos River Song

5. Rye Whiskey

6. Snag-Toothed Sal

7. Cross-Eyed Gal

8. Maid Of Argenta

9. The Lonely Cowboy

10. My Old Waddy Pal

11. Sally Goodin

12. The Night Guard

13. Mexicali Rose

14. Border Affair

15. Pretty Pauline

16. 'longside The Santa Fe Trail

17. Kissin' On The Sly

18. Pindale/Black Hills Walzes

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