Articles and Interviews
Raising 2 children, Christmas trees and quarter horses, all the while keeping a 132-year-old ranch running would be a full-time job for most mothers, but then again, country-western singer Joni Harms is not like most mothers. Taking a break from preparing dinner on a late May evening on her family ranch, the homebody Harms talks about the importance of family values, her new record label and balancing life on the ranch and life on the road. Harms' great great grandfather homesteaded the ...
More than 60 years ago, the late Patsy Montana opened the door for women in country & western music with her million-seller (the first by a female country artist) "I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart," an anthem to ridin' the range and all-around good, clean living that is still one of the most frequently covered songs in all of country music. For Oregon native and resident Joni Harms, it's more than just a symbol of the music she makes a living at, it's the only life she's ever known. ...