Red Steagall

In Alpine, Cowboy Poetry Hangs on for Another Ride

February 4, 2020 | By Matt Joyce

Fans of cowboy poetry know the arrival of February means it’s time to head to head to Alpine for one of the nation’s most authentic cowboy poetry gatherings.

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

September 30, 2019 | By Matt Joyce

Driving the backroads northwest of Fort Worth, you’d never know that one of the luminaries of Texas country and western music lives just around the bend. Down a gravel road, a pickup marked with Red Steagall’s “RS” brand signals that Steagall is around today. Inside his office, framed records and photos signed by the likes of Ronald Reagan line the wall, hinting at Steagall’s influential career.

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