In 1956, I read an intriguing Western short story in the Saturday Evening Post, “The Rider on the Pale Stallion”, by Helen Eustis. In 1990, I transformed it into lyrics and music and gave it a different title. I consider it my best work; and performed it many times in concert to a spellbound audience. The rest of the story is told in my blog.
(Read the full story in Katie’s blog here)
Maude, Billy & Mr. D – A Folk Opera – Song titles
Mr. D Comes to Town (3 parts)
Mr. D’s Granny
Three Questions Answered
When I First Came to Town (jig)
Twice Around the World & Back
Billy-be-damn & His Forty-Four
Maude Sees the Light
Anyone interested in learning more about Katie Lee or obtaining copies of her works can contact the Cline Library Special Collections and Archives at Special.Collections@nau.edu or 928-523-5551.