The Front Row - Special Edition
September 6, 2010 9:09:00 pm
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Houston-based historian, author, folksinger and songwriter, Bobby Bridger, performs excerpts from A Ballad of the West, his epic, three-part history of the development of the American frontier. The story is told, in verse and song, in the voices of three of the figures who were themselves major players in the saga: mountain man, Jim Bridger; Bison-hunter-turned-showman and myth-maker, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody and Lakota/Sioux Indian shaman and spiritual leader, Black Elk...
Bridger sets up in the Geary Performance Studio for a full hour with KUHF's Bob Stevenson.