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A horse-themed playlist. Here's what I've got. What am I missing?

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  • A horse-themed playlist. Here's what I've got. What am I missing?

    • (Ghost) Riders In The Sky — Johnny Cash
    • A Horse In The Country — Cowboy Junkies
    • A Horse With No Name — America
    • All The Wild Horses — Ray LaMontagne
    • Another Horsedreamer's Blues — Counting Crows
    • Back in the Saddle — Matraca Berg, Trisha Yearwood, Suzy Bogus, Faith Hill, Martina Mcbride, Patty Loveless
    • Back in the Saddle Again — Gene Autry
    • Black Horse & The Cherry Tree — KT Tunstall
    • Bring On The Dancing Horses — Echo And The Bunnymen
    • Fallen Horses — Smash Mouth
    • Good Saddles Ain’t Cheap — Justin McBride
    • If I Had a Boat — Lyle Lovett
    • Judy And The Dream Of Horses — Belle & Sebastian
    • Mine's Not A High Horse — The Shins
    • Since She Started to Ride — Jonathan Richman
    • The Buckin' Song — Jerrod Niemann
    • The Horses — Daryl Braithwaite (cover of Rickie Lee Jones song)
    • The Horses — Rickie Lee Jones
    • Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses — U2
    • Wild Horses — Rolling Stones
    • Wildfire — Michael Martin Murphy


    As you might guess, I'm making a mix "tape."

    ETA: 150+ songs mentioned in this thread (plus multiple artists covering the same song) are captured here:

    Googledocs


    Feel free to browse, add, edit, copy...

    As of now, I haven't (to my knowledge) included songs that are instrumental only.
    Last edited by KayBee; Jan. 30, 2012, 01:38 PM.

  • #2
    "Run for the Roses" comes to mind, as does the lullabye "All the Pretty Horses."
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    • #3
      Crazy Horses- The Osmonds
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      • #4
        He Lays in the Reins? Not the happiest of songs... but does mention horses. OOooh - and "Wild Horses" by Natashia Bettingfield(?) - it was used in the Flicka movie.
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        • #5
          Adelita Rose - Ian Tyson
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          • #6
            Caballo Diablo-Chris LeDoux and several other Chris LeDoux songs mention horses.
            "Gallop as if you were to die tomorrow, jump as if you were to live forever."

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            • #7
              "The Angels Have Taken My Race Horse Away" - Richard Thompson

              "May The Horse Be With You" - Relient K
              "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief

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              • #8
                Eagles and Horses
                Ponies
                Darcy Farrow
                -- John Denver
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                  #9
                  Originally posted by loshad View Post
                  "Run for the Roses" comes to mind, as does the lullabye "All the Pretty Horses."
                  Have to figure out how I can get my hands on Calexico’s version of "All the Pretty Horses." Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iytkbMbahvY Don’t find myself able to feel the Dan Fogelberg love, though.

                  Originally posted by Haffy View Post
                  Crazy Horses- The Osmonds
                  OMG. LOLOLOL!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS8ZfVTE4SM

                  Originally posted by Paige777 View Post
                  He Lays in the Reins? Not the happiest of songs... but does mention horses. OOooh - and "Wild Horses" by Natashia Bettingfield(?) - it was used in the Flicka movie.
                  Originally posted by sk_pacer View Post
                  Adelita Rose - Ian Tyson
                  Have to go looking for these.

                  Originally posted by olympicdreams04 View Post
                  Caballo Diablo-Chris LeDoux and several other Chris LeDoux songs mention horses.
                  May need to go with the original (Charlie Daniel’s) version of Caballo Diablo, but will check out Chris LeDoux as well. Thanks for mentioning – hadn’t been aware of him.

                  Originally posted by War Admiral View Post
                  "The Angels Have Taken My Race Horse Away" - Richard Thompson

                  "May The Horse Be With You" - Relient K
                  The Relient K song is AWESOME. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CffvOLcPD7g '

                  I found the Thompson song on YouTube, too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-bgFPrMTOc Sounds like it's not readily available elsewhere, though.

                  Originally posted by WoofNWhinny* View Post
                  Eagles and Horses
                  Ponies
                  Darcy Farrow
                  - John Denver
                  These songs will make my mom happy. She loved her some Johnny D ;-)

                  Thanks, all. And keep ’em coming!

                  ETA: Urk -- did I just find the Parelli theme song?

                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7vjl8y6fVI
                  Last edited by KayBee; Dec. 10, 2011, 03:36 PM.

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                  • #10
                    No Reins - Rascal Flatts
                    Rodeo - Garth Brooks
                    Wild Horses - Garth Brooks
                    What the Cowgirls do - Vince Gill
                    What'cha gonna do with a cowboy - Chris Ledoux
                    Shoulda been a cowboy - Toby Keith
                    Save a horse, ride a cowoby - big & rich
                    Cadiallac Cowboy - Chris ledoux or Garth Brooks
                    Beer for my horse - toby keith
                    Rodeo Moon - Toby Keith

                    Some are a bit of a stretch, but they leave me with a "feeling" of riding so I included them.

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                    • #11
                      Garth Brooks - Ain't Goin Down til the Sun Comes Up -- "The stalls are cleaned, the horses fed...."

                      George Strait - How Bout them Cowgirls

                      Tim McGraw - The Cowboy in Me

                      Taylor Swift - White Horse

                      Tom Petty - Free Falling -- "She loves horses and America too..."

                      Dixie Chicks - Cowboy Take Me Away

                      The Eagles / Clint Black cover - Desperado

                      Garrett Hedlund - Turn Loose the Horses (from the Country Strong soundtrack)

                      Garth Brooks - The Beaches of Cheyenne

                      Garth Brooks - Much Too Young (To Feel this Damn Old)

                      George Strait - Cowboys Like Us

                      George Strait - I Can Still Make Cheyenne

                      Indigo Girls - Feed and Water the Horses

                      George Strait - Amarillo by Morning

                      James Taylor - Sweet Baby James

                      Robert Earl Keen - Crazy Cowboy Dream

                      Gustavo Santaolalla - Riding Horses (And really most any of his other instrumentals from the Brokeback Mountain soundtrack)

                      Cast Iron Filter - A Cowboy Song

                      Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings - Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to be Cowboys

                      Willie Nelson - My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys
                      The only problem is that Garth doesn't sell his music digitally....

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                      • #12
                        Beer for my horses-Toby Keith
                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1JOFhfoAD4&ob=av3e

                        One trick pony-Paul Simon
                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfv3kBzJZgU

                        Heavy horses - Jethro Tull
                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDYK5SBnVaQ

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                        • #13
                          Mary Ann Kennedy has a lot of horse themed music. I've met her and watched her perform. She's a lot of fun. I really love her blue heeler song!!

                          I especially like her "This Love of Horses." On her website you can preview a lot of her songs before you buy. She has a ton of horse and dog themed music.
                          Last edited by valkyrie36; Dec. 10, 2011, 04:03 PM. Reason: added info

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                          • #14
                            "Let the Big Horse Run"--John Stewart
                            "Do Ye Ken John Peel?"--not sure who recorded

                            And if you can find a recording of these songs (not 100 percent sure of the lyrics, going back to what I learned as a kid from a horsey relative):

                            A southerly Wind and a Cloudy Sky
                            proclaiming a hunting morning
                            Over the river and away I fly
                            to bid my dandy good morning
                            To horse, my friends, and away,
                            bright fields in the hills adorning
                            It's a wonderful hunting day and a beautiful riding morning
                            Hark, hark, follow, tally-ho, tally-ho, tally-ho.

                            or
                            Not sure if anyone recorded this (maybe just a kids song I remember from way back:

                            I like to take a horse and buggy as I go riding thru the town
                            I like like to hear the cobbles clip clop, I like to see the wheels go round
                            Horsey, horsey, on your way, we've been together for many a day,
                            so let your mane go flip and your heels go aground (?)
                            giddyup, we're homeward bound

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                            • #15
                              Horse and I - Bat for Lashes

                              There's a great video teaser with Matthias Rath riding Triviant UNICEF using this music (made long before he got Totilas.)
                              Ring the bells that still can ring
                              Forget your perfect offering
                              There is a crack in everything
                              That's how the light gets in.

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                              • #16
                                Every Cowboy Needs a Horse -

                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3_3Ri3QaiU

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                                • #17
                                  Alison Krauss did a great version of "All the Pretty Little Horses"

                                  "Let The Big Horse Run" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFx68BIfMiM

                                  "The Tennessee Stud"

                                  "Pinto Pony" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6DXTQibZCM
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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by loshad View Post
                                    "Run for the Roses" comes to mind, as does the lullabye "All the Pretty Horses."

                                    The Journeymen's version of "All the Pretty Little Horses" is gorgeous (haven't looked through the whole thread, so not sure if someone else already suggested it).

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                                    • #19
                                      Mustang Sally -- Wicked, wicked Mr. Wilson Pickett and covered by many, many others as well
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                                      • #20
                                        Erie Canal- Pete Seeger or Bruce Springsteen. I was actually just listening to the Springsteen version today and love it. That's if you're counting the long ears, too. "I gotta mule and her name is Sal..."

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