Pecos Bill


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Pecos Bill

giant folk hero famed for cowboy exploits. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 643]
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More surprising, though, is "The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing His Wife," a sung-through retelling of the cowboy tall tale as interpreted by the ever-pensive Shepard.
Other folk heroes--some of them modeled on actual persons--are <IR> JAMES BRIDGER </IR> , <IR> FEBOLD FEBOLDSON </IR> , Gib Morgan of the oil fields, <IR> PECOS BILL </IR> , <IR> JOHN HENRY </IR> , <IR> TONY BEAVER </IR> , <IR> BILLY THE KID </IR> , and <IR> BIG-FOOT WALLACE </IR> .
In the tradition of Johnny Appleseed, Pecos Bill and Paul Bunyan, Johnny Kaw is a young giant of a lad born to ordinary parents who finds his best landscape in the great Kansas landscape.
Tall Tales wonderweek" reunira los cuentos de Johnny Appleseed, Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan entre otros.
Pecos Bill and the Ghost Stampede will stir up dust at the Cleveland Play House, and guys in Stetsons will be spouting verse just across town in the Great Lakes Theater Festival's Lone Star Love, or The Merry Wives of Windsor, Texas (the thigh-slapping Haber-and-Herrick adaptation that's currently rattling the boards at San Diego's Globe Theatres).
Disney Educational Productions is releasing revised and restored versions of Pecos Bill The Legend of Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan and The Saga of Windwagon Smith.
Now available on the iTunes App store, the new lite versions of THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, PECOS BILL, and THE VELVETEEN RABBIT allow families to read the classic stories and record their own or loved one's voice for personalized storytelling.
Performances will be going on throughout the day on the California Music Stage, the Pecos Bill Stage, Cowboy Corner Stage, the Dodge House Stage and the Melody Ranch Stage.
For one thing, the gems of the season have been terrific stagings of three tiny and extravagantly disparate one-act plays: Chicago, which Shepard wrote in one day and which earned him his first Obie award in 1965; The Sad Lament of Pecos Bill on the Eve of Killing His Wife, a wacky 20-minute musical he wrote for the Bicentennial; and Killer's Head, a 10-minute monologue/conceptual-art piece.
Pecos Bill - Told by Robin Williams, illustrated by Tim Raglin with music by Ry Cooder.
As seen on public television Pecos Bill Cleans Up The West collects three episodes from the educational, Emmy award-winning children's series "Between the Lions": "Pecos Bill Cleans Up the West", in which a storybook tornado makes a terrible mess in the library, "Lionel's Great Escape Trick" in which Lionel ties himself up with ropes and tries to escape without using magic words, and "Touching the Moon", in which Leona won't let her family sleep because she wishes for a queen to touch the moon.