Poetry Nights in Elko

Cowboy poet and musician John HollisCowboy poet, Chuck Powell Listen as we feature a Chuck Powell recitation of a Randy Hamill poem, "What Is A Cowboy Poet?" and an original John Hollis song, "Elko Nights," recorded live at the 1999 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

Length: 6:54 - Listen or Podcast from iTunes.

Join us at the 25th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and enjoy hours of good music and cowboy poetry -- and we invite you to bring an idea, a piece of prose, a poem, or a song that you feel will be valuable for our travel into the next quarter of a century. "Anything Goes" (poetry) and "Take Your Turn" (music) sessions run all day, and are open to all at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Simply sign up in the morning to perform, and share your work with an appreciative audience!

This podcast was drawn from the Western Folklife Center's archival audio material.