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Musical tribute to the High Sierra, really cool!

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Musical tribute to the High Sierra, really cool!

Postby mountaineer » Sat Jul 28, 2007 10:50 pm

My brother in Carson City just sent me this song by the Black Irish Band out of Jamestown, CA. Absolutely perfect! Here is what they say about the song on the website that sells their CD's.

[i]In the High Sierra
Words & Music by Patrick Michael Karnahan ASCAP © 1995
At age 15, I went on my first Sierra 50-mile hike with the boy scouts. In two weeks time I learned what it was to dance on granite and face afternoon thunderstorms. As years pass I realize the impact of these mountains on my life. From the boy fishing in her rivers to the long hikes over 10,000 feet, I always felt more alive when entering the High Sierra. One line in the chorus states, “looks quite the same to an older mans eyesâ€

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