Slim Critchlow, Part I

Herding cows below the Ruby Mountains, photo by Darcy Minter

Without a doubt, Slim Critchlow had a wealth of American folk songs. Ranch Rhymes brings you two pieces by Slim,"The Night Herding Song" and "Hi-Chinned Bob" from the Western Folklife Center Archives in this, Episode I featuring Slim Critchlow.

Length: 8:01 ~ Listen or Podcast from iTunes


Recorded by Barry Olivier in Berkeley, California, in the late 1950s and early 1960s, Slim became a western icon during the folk music revival. We're featuring Slim in this episode of Ranch Rhymes and the next one as well, so check them out and stay subscribed for more!

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