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High Sierra Tunes

Postby oldhikerQ » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:03 pm

Does anyone have a song that says "High Sierra" to them? Kind of like a California version of Rocky Mountain High?
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost



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Re: High Sierra Tunes

Postby rlown » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:19 pm

A couple..



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Re: High Sierra Tunes

Postby Shawn » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:14 pm

Coincidentally, I was departing the trailhead after looking around Red Lake for Larry Conn back in 2012 when I first heard this Boz Scaggs tune . Now of course whenever I hear it, it reminds me of that experience. Not sure why it didn't get much air time.

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Re: High Sierra Tunes

Postby oldhikerQ » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:47 am

Gentlemen,
Thank you both for the songs. Had no idea that Boz Scaggs recorded a Sierra tune.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost
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Re: High Sierra Tunes

Postby dave54 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:41 am

I searched the allmusic.com database for songs with 'sierra' in the title and got over 1000 hits.
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Re: High Sierra Tunes

Postby oldhikerQ » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:52 am

Dave54,
Thank you for referring me to that resource. I had no idea that it existed. Looks like I've got a bit of work to go through 1000+ songs.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost
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