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The award-winning  Clear Out West (C.O.W) radio show with Andy Nelson and Jim Nelson is broadcast weekly throughout the West from Pinedale, Wyoming, bringing "News and Entertainment of the Cowboy Culture" to a wide audience.

Andy and Jim, the "C.O.W. boys" -- known everywhere for the wild humor they bring to Cowboy Poetry gatherings and their rodeo and sports announcing -- feature western music,  cowboy poetry, and more on their popular show.

Clear Out West hosts top talent, and recent shows include music and poetry by Wylie and the Wild West, Dave Stamey, Waddie Mitchell, Sons of the San Joaquin, Andy Wilkinson, Yvonne Hollenbeck, Red Steagall, Curly Musgrave, Pat Richardson, TJ Casey, Marty Robbins, Brenn Hill, Bar J Wranglers, D.W. Groethe ... and other quality selections.

In addition to a growing list of stations, you can listen on the internet to the most recent show. You can view their recent playlists on their web site.

Clear Out West welcomes Western Music and Cowboy Poetry CD submissions: 

Clear Out West
Box 1547
Pinedale, WY 82941 

cowboys@clearoutwest.com
(307) 360-8776 

Visit their web site: http://ClearOutWest.com

 

Andy and Jim Nelson are recipients of the

Western Music Association (WMA)

2006 Top Radio DJ's of the Year Award 


photo by Lori Faith Merritt, www.PhotographyByFaith.com
Andy and Jim Nelson

 

 

 

Andy and Jim Nelson were born and raised in the small southern Idaho town of Oakley, where they were taught the way of the cowboy by one of the last great horsemen, their father Jim. They followed their Dad all over the great basin of southern Idaho, northern Utah, and northern Nevada learning how to shoe horses, and although they no longer shoe horses for a living, the brothers have had the farrier way of life forever branded on their hides. Of course, not to forget the person who really taught them how to be gentlemen and gave them their uncommon sense of responsibility, a former emergency room nurse, their mother Barbara.


Photo by Stuart Johnson

The brothers spend their free time announcing rodeos, performing on the Cowboy Poetry circuit, doing play by play for the local high school sports teams on KPIN in Pinedale, and goofing off with their families.

Jim lives in Cora, Wyoming with his wife Tina and their four children and together with his father-in-law Dick, they live on the Flying U ranch and raise cattle, quarter horses, and a llama named "Tony."

Andy lives just twenty miles south of Jim outside of Pinedale, Wyoming here he and his wife Jaclyn live on a small acreage and raise horses and kids (neither of which make them any money)! 

 

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