Martha Scanlan, originally from Minnesota, but now living a working on a ranch in Montana, has become popular among bluegrass and cowboy heritage circles. Her songwriting and singing are beautiful and inspiring. Her latest project, Tongue River Stories, is music written and performed on a family ranch in the Tongue River Valley of Montana. Here’s a video of one of her songs shot in the cabin she lives in on the ranch:
Martha will be performing at the 2012 Western Folklife Center Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada in February.