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Three on the Trail

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Released  1979
Length  30:08
Three on the Trail (1980)  Cowboy Jubilee (1981)
Release date  1980
Genre  Western music
Recorded  1979
Producer  Russ Miller
Artist  Riders in the Sky
Label  New Rounder
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Similar  Best of the West Rides Again, Best of the West, Great Big Western Howdy!, Silver Jubilee, Always Drink Upstream

Three on the Trail is the debut studio album by the Western band Riders in the Sky, released in 1979 by Rounder Records Group.


Riders in the Sky specializes in Western singing in the style of the Sons of the Pioneers; the Riders became one of Rounder's most popular groups for their vocals and good humor.

Three on the trail

Track listing

  1. "Three on the Trail" – 1:57
  2. "Riders in the Sky" (Stan Jones) – 3:15
  3. "That's How the Yodel Was Born" (Douglas Green) – 3:15
  4. "Don't Fence Me In" (Bob Fletcher, Cole Porter) – 2:35
  5. "Blue Montana Skies" (Green) – 3:26
  6. "When Payday Rolls Around" (Bob Nolan) – 1:47
  7. "Cowboy Song" (Paul Chrisman) – 3:03
  8. "Skyball Paint" – 1:29
  9. "Blue Bonnet Lady" (Chrisman) – 2:50
  10. "Cielito Lindo" – 1:59
  11. "Here Comes the Santa Fe" (Green) – 3:09
  12. "So Long Saddle Pals" (Chrisman) – 1:23


  • Douglas B. Green (a.k.a. Ranger Doug) – guitar, vocals
  • Paul Chrisman (a.k.a. Woody Paul) – fiddle, guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Fred LaBour (a.k.a. Too Slim) – bass, vocals
  • Weldon Myrick – steel guitar
  • Eddie Bayers – percussion
  • Dennis Burnside – vibraphone
  • John Probst – accordion
  • Paul Worley – guitar
  • Songs

    1Three On The Trail1:59
    2Ghost Riders in the Sky3:16
    3That's How The Yodel Was Born2:15


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