Slim Critchlow, Part III

Cowboys silhouetted against the horizon, photo by Christina BarrThe latest Ranch Rhymes episode is the third installment in our Slim Critchlow series. This episode presents Slim reciting two rarely heard classic poems: "The Dying Cowboy" and "Billy Vereno," both recorded in 1968 by Barry Olivier.

Length: 8:33 ~ Listen or Podcast from iTunes.


"The Dying Cowboy" was penned by Jack Thorp, and "Billy Venero" mentions the horse, Chopo, that was featured in our previous podcast. Click here to listen to Don Edwards and "Chopo."

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