The Horse

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Thu, 06/24/2021 - 5:30am to 7:00am

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.)

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Episode Playlist

  • Time
    5:32
    Artist
    Todd Phillips
    Song
    Spotted Pony
    Album
    In the Pines
    Label
    Gourd Music
  • Time
    5:37
    Artist
    Don Edwards
    Song
    Doney Gal
    Album
    Goin' Back to Texas
    Label
    Warner Records/Nashville
  • Time
    5:42
    Artist
    Garrett & Westcott
    Song
    Skewbald
    Album
    Kate's Front Porch
    Label
  • Time
    5:46
    Artist
    Jiggery Pokery
    Song
    Flowers of Edinburgh/Joe the Carrier Lad
    Album
    In Glorious Colour
    Label
  • Time
    5:52
    Artist
    Tony Furtado
    Song
    If I Had a Boat (feat. Ben Demerath)
    Album
    Full Circle
    Label
    Rounder
  • Time
    5:56
    Artist
    Elizabeth LaPrelle
    Song
    Whole Heap a Little Horses
    Album
    Rain and Snow
    Label
    Old 97 Wrecords
  • Time
    5:58
    Artist
    Gordon Lightfoot
    Song
    The Pony Man (1988 Version)
    Album
    Gord's Gold, Vol. 2
    Label
    Rhino/Warner Records
  • Time
    6:03
    Artist
    Bruce Molsky & Big Hoedown
    Song
    Old Paint
    Album
    Bruce Molsky & Big Howedown
    Label
  • Time
    6:07
    Artist
    Tom Swearingen
    Song
    When a Horse Hoof Hits the Ground
    Album
    Horses and Happiness
    Label
    Tom Swearingen
  • Time
    6:10
    Artist
    Mary McCaslin
    Song
    Prairie In The Sky
    Album
    Prairie In The Sky
    Label
    Philo
  • Time
    6:14
    Artist
    Fred Small
    Song
    The Heart of the Appaloosa
    Album
    The Heart of the Appaloosa
    Label
    Rounder
  • Time
    6:20
    Artist
    Kate Rusby
    Song
    Jolly Ploughboys
    Album
    Hourglass
    Label
    Pure Records
  • Time
    6:24
    Artist
    Archie Fisher
    Song
    The Black Horse
    Album
    Sunsets I've Galloped Into....
    Label
    Red House Records
  • Time
    6:25
    Artist
    Garnet Rogers
    Song
    Small Victory
    Album
    All That Is - The Song of Garnet Rogers
    Label
    Red House Records
  • Time
    6:30
    Artist
    Peter Paul & Mary
    Song
    Stewball
    Album
    The Very Best of Peter, Paul and Mary
    Label
    Rhino/Warner Records
  • Time
    6:34
    Artist
    Patrick Street
    Song
    Stewball and the Managhan Grey Mare
    Album
    Compendium - The Best of Patrick Street
    Label
    Green Linnet
  • Time
    6:38
    Artist
    Tom Swearingen
    Song
    Horse and Happiness
    Album
    Horses and Happiness
    Label
    Tom Swearingen
  • Time
    6:39
    Artist
    David Grisman & Jerry Garcia
    Song
    A Horse Named Bill
    Album
    Not for Kids Only
    Label
    Acoustic Disc
  • Time
    6:43
    Artist
    Battlefield Band
    Song
    The Last Trip Home
    Album
    Leaving Friday Harbor
    Label
    Temple Records
  • Time
    6:48
    Artist
    Martin Simpson
    Song
    Creeping Jane
    Album
    Kind Letters
    Label
    Topic
  • Time
    6:53
    Artist
    William Pint & Felicia Dale
    Song
    Metal Man/white Horses
    Album
    White Horses
    Label
    Waterbug
  • Time
    6:59
    Artist
    Joel Mabus
    Song
    The Gray Mare (Medley)
    Album
    The Joel Mabus Omnibus
    Label
    Fossil Records

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