Westward Ho! – Heart of the Old West

  • Experience the Heart of America’s Old West in songs & stories

  • Professional musicians, vocalists, and acoustic instruments are incredible!

  • Includes sheet music, chord charts, and historical photographs

  • Read and learn the story behind each song

  • History has never been this fun with toe-tapping music and story books

"Oh, California" Audio Sample


America's westward expansion is amazingly rich in stories and songs. In Westward Ho!, you will find the pioneer spirit that stirred the hearts of thousands of Americans to leave the safety and comfort of home and head to the gold fields of California, the wilderness of the Pacific NorthWest, the cowboy adventures in Texas, and more. Now, you can experience those pioneers' adventures, dangers, joys, sorrows and hopes, as you join in and sing along with folk songs from that era or that were written honoring those times.
Song list:

  • Apple Picker's Reel
  • Boll Weevil
  • Missionary's Farewell
  • Oh, California 
  • Ho! For California
  • San Juan Pig War
  • Chisholm Trail 
  • Westward Ho!
  • Home On The Range
  • Little Old Sod Shanty
  • Strawberry Roan
  • Old Settler
  • Gooey Duck
  • Little Cabin in the Cascade Mountains