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Three On the Trail

Riders In the Sky

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Album Review

Three on the Trail, the Riders in the Sky's debut album, established their tongue-in-cheek tribute to cowboys and western music. Though the humor is piled on a little thicker here than on their later releases, the music is often quite good and they never deviated from this formula — slightly ironic covers, affectionate jokes and made-to-order originals — on any of their subsequent records. They also rarely did it any better.

Biography

Formed: 1977 in Nashville, TN

Genre: Country

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Beginning each performance with their trademark greeting, "Mighty fine and a great big Western 'Howdy,' all you buckaroos and buckarettes," Riders in the Sky simultaneously paid tribute to and poked gentle fun at the classic cowboy songs of the 1930s and 1940s, particularly the work of the Sons of the Pioneers, Roy Rogers, and Gene Autry. During the 1980s and 1990s, the group was notable for its ability to attract fans both firmly within the country tradition (the Riders are members of the Grand...
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