Rhymin' in Butte

Sourdough Slim, Paul Zarzyski and Wylie Gustafson perform, photo by Jessica Brandi LiflandThe National Folk Festival took place July 11-13 2008 in historic Butte, Montana, and what better way to kick off the festivities than with this rendition of Paul Zarzyski's "Why I Like Butte," performed with Wylie Gustafson and Sourdough Slim at the 2008 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.

Length: 10:10 ~ Listen or Podcast from iTunes.


The Western Folklife Center encourages everyone to attend the National Folk Festival in Butte, Montana. Featured at the festival will be National Cowboy Poetry Gathering regulars Wylie & the Wild West, The Quebe Sisters Band, Wallace McRae, Paul Zarzyski - - and many, many folk and traditional artists from across the United States. Visit the National Folk Festival website, and the Montana Folk Festival.

This Podcast was drawn from the Western Folklife Center's archival audio material of National Cowboy Poetry Gathering performances.