by Django G-S
Two-time Grammy Award winners Riders in the Sky perform "Song of the Trail," at the old schoolhouse in Avoca, Neb.
"Song of the Trail" is on the bands' 2011 record, Land Beyond the Sun.
Riders in the Sky (Nashville, Ten.) were in Avoca to conduct a fiddle workshop at Deborah Greenblatt and David Seay's old schoolhouse. in Avoca, Neb. The band has performed live more than 6,000 times, including almost 300 national television appearances, more than 200 public radio shows and three television series.
The band won two Grammy Awards for "Best Musical Album For Children" — one in 2001 and the other in 2003. Woody Paul, the bands' fiddle player, was the inspiration for Toy Story character Sheriff Woody. Sheriff Woody was voiced by Tom Hanks.
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* performed on Sunday, September 11, 2011
* photo by Ben Semisch