Nomination Academy of Western Artists
Western Album of the Year (2003)
courageous acts, humor, and life and death in the great outdoors provide endless
subject matter for songs and poems that provide relief and entertainment after
a hard days work. The songs and poetry of the cowboy provide important historical
documentation to this original and unique lifestyle of todays working cowboy.
Join our celebration of these times
with this original custom produced CD, Cowboys Round the Campfire.
Featuring four of America's award winning Cowboy artists including the western
lyrics of wrangler Dave Stamey, songs and poetry of cowboy Larry Maurice, the
humor and yodeling of Sourdough Slim and the rhymes and melodies of Les Buffham.
Over 60 minutes of campfire entertainment.
the reviewers say about the artists featured in this exclusive CD:
Stamey has cranked out four albums now, and theyre all good ones. If you
havent discovered him yet, its time you broadened your horizons
Tall tales and cowboy lore came to life through
the stories of Larry Maurice
Pecos Shafer, The Quarter Horse Journal
One of the most outstanding artists performing today. You wont
find better authentic Country or Western music being played anywhere.
Barnes, Spokesman, The British Archive Of Country Music
of the Best poets in the West and on his poetry, I love em.
O.J. Sikes of Rope Burn Magazine, on Les Buffham
romance of the West comes from the hearts of its people. A celebration of the
adventure of the open range, the friendships made at warm campfires and the love
of the Cowboy lifestyle. While few of us live this life today, the "Spirit
of the West" is captured in music, poetry and colorful storytelling through
those that preserve...a time not so long ago.
If this is your first
time saddlin' up to listen to this style of Americana, we hope you enjoy it. If
you've ridden' this trail before?
then you already know what to do
back, slack your cinch, grab a cup of Cowboy Coffee and drift with the sounds
and images created here by four of the best western entertainers in the business
today; Dave Stamey, Larry Maurice, Sourdough
Slim and Les Buffham.
Below the Kinney Rim (Les Buffham) Co-produced with Dave Stamey
(Les Buffham Mike Fleming) and with Vocals by Dave Stamey
A special "thanks" to Larry Maurice for his constant
support and enthusiasm. His passion for the West is an inspiration; to Packy Smith,
my "editor;" and of course, Les Buffham, Sourdough Slim, Dave Stamey
and Larry for their music
and my family, for their ongoing support and love.