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Wylie yodels away on Conan

Friday, March 21, 2008 – Wylie Gustafson, of Wylie & The Wild West fame, will appear on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Tuesday, April 1. Wylie will be yodeling and yowling with O'Brien to promote his new book "How to Yodel: Lessons to Tickle Your Tonsils" published by Gibbs-Smith Publishing.

CD reviews for Wylie and the Wild West

2000 Miles from Nashville CD review - 2000 Miles from Nashville
After the final Great Credibility Scare in country music (1985-1989), labels were looking for new acts as they realized Steve Earle, Nancy Griffith and the Desert Rose Band were unlikely to sell millions upon millions of units. One of the acts put forth for success was Wylie and the Wild West Show, a country and western amalgamation blending the music of frontier ranches and small town drive-ins for those primed for some boot-scootin'. It didn't work. Oh, the music was absolutely »»»
Relic CD review - Relic
Wylie Gustafson has been a yodeling cowboy for over a quarter century, starting his Wild West Show in 1988, truncating the name to simply the Wild West shortly thereafter. He's been an actual cowboy for much longer, working his family's Montana farm since he was old enough to rope and ride. In fact, Gustafson's back story is ripe for the telling; he learned how to ranch and to yodel from his father (who's written two books about his career as a Montana veterinarian), the whole »»»
Rocketbuster CD review - Rocketbuster
Wylie Gustafson - at least the version of him available to us through his music and YouTube videos and in the writing and photographs from his 17 albums - is nothing if not good natured. Seriously, can you see Jay-Z or Chris Daughtry in the pose atop a firing rocket that graces the cover of Wylie & the Wild West's new CD, "Rocketbuster"? No, you can't. Not even with Photoshop. Throughout his career, Wylie - as he's usually called - has been game for such shenanigans, »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: These Eagles keep songs alive and well – The newly reconfigured Eagles lineup, which now includes Vince Gill and Deacon Frey in place of the late Glenn Frey, hasn't changed its set much since this modified grouping's debut at Dodger Stadium in 2017. Don Henley announced from the outset, though, how the group continues to tour primarily so it can keep the Eagles' many great songs alive.... »»»
Concert Review: Lovett could not have scripted it any better – Cerritos is a fair distance from Hollywood, but Lyle Lovett, who has accumulated a long list of acting credits, sometimes seemed like he was giving a company town performance this night. Maybe it was because Paul Reiser, the "Mad About You" star, introduced Lovett with a funny bit about what some of the man's songs mean (or don't mean).... »»»
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