Cowboys In Cybersp@ce - The First 4 Years!

cyberBob Howe Welcome to the on-line version of 'Cowboys In Cybersp@ce', the monthly column that appears in Australia's Capital News, and is featured each month on 2SER-FM. Each month guitar picker and Webmaster Bob Howe brings you the latest Country Music happenings on the World Wide Web. All photos ©cyberBob unless otherwise noted.

Move forward in time to the main index for articles from Sept. 2002 onwards...

Choose a monthly article below...
N.B. Some of the links in these articles may be out of date.
However, The Links page is always updated and as accurate as I can make it.
  • August 2001 - "Farewell Fret-Masters"
    Chet Atkins, Roy Nichols, MO Awards, Galston Country Music Festival, Gympie Muster, Billy Bridge, Hank & Donna, Shaman-Jean Stafford, Good Morning Country, Red Rivers, Always... Patsy Cline, Jason McCoy, Brad Paisley, Hoyt Axton, Russell Smith and more...
  • July 2001 - "Don't Panic"
    Keith Urban, Keith Glass, Trisha Yearwood, Tim McGraw, John Williamson, Coaltrain, James Langan, Dale Hooper, Darren Coggan, Mark Tempany, Matthew Tiedemann, Songcatcher and more...
  • June 2001 - "Just Like Being There"
    Keith Urban, Jamie O'Neal, the Academy of Country Music Awards, Webcasts, the ONYAS, Brooks & Dunn, Kerrigan La-Brooy, Lorrie Morgan & Sammy Kershaw and more...
  • May 2001 - "Looking for Sites (in all the wrong places)"
    Gina Jeffreys, Beccy Cole, Charley Pride, search engine tips, Mary Heard & Midwest Obsession, Kasey Chambers, Bob Dylan, the ONYAS, Dollymania, Jamie O'Neal, the Concert for a Landmine Free World and more...
  • April 2001 - "We're all members of the On-Line Club"
    The new Lee Kernaghan site and improving your surfing enjoyment, the Frank Ifield Award, Tommy Cash, Darren Coggan, Jeanette Wormald, Nattasha, virtueoz (Kasey Chambers & Kinky Friedman concerts), Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association, Rodney Crowell and more...
  • Mar 2001 - "World Wide Wait!"
    Surf-time tips, Beccy Cole, Nicole & Jodi, Yallah Woolshed, Tanya Self, Rick E. Nelson, Karen O'Shea, Reba, Alabama, Dolly Parton, Buddy & Julie Miller, British Archive of Country Music, Gib Guilbeau and more...
  • Feb 2001 - "I Love You...Not!"
    E-mail viruses - real and hoaxes, Tamara Stewart, Leslie Avril, Jim Haynes, The Wolverines, Peta Caswell, Tex Country, Heidi Holland, Stella Parton and more...
  • Jan 2001 - "2001: A Country Odyssey"
    Alan Jackson, Rascal Flatts, Round Records, Paul Wookey, John Prine, Donna Fisk & Michael Cristian, Jamie O'Neal, Melanie Horswood and more...
  • Dec 2000 - "Yule Log On"
    Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley, Pixie Jenkins, Kenney Chesney, Donella Plane, Keiran Kane, Van Morrison and Linda Gail Lewis and more...
  • Nov 2000 - "Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands"
    Kasey Chambers, Matthew Ryan, Fred Eaglesmith, Ben Harper, Paul Kelly, Uncle Bill, Phil Vassar, Fin Fair, Adam Brand and more...
  • Oct 2000 - "History Never Repeats, Repeats..."
    Keith Urban, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny Chester, Gene Bradley Fisk, Saturday Night Country, 'Where The Heart Is', Warren Brothers, Sara Evans, Greg Williams, The Sparnetts, Galston Country Music Festival, TJ Dennis, Gary Allan plays Tomkins Guitars, Loretta Lynn and more...
  • Sept 2000 - "Something In The Airwaves"
    Country Music Internet Radio, Keith Urban guitar lessons, Brooks and Dunn cybercasts, the Dead Livers, Audrey Auld, Canterbury Country, Galston Country Music Festival, Buried Country and more...
  • Aug 2000 - "Everything Ole Is New Again"
    Grand Ole Opry, WSM Radio, Pam Tillis, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tania Kernaghan, Jane Saunders, Kasey Chambers, Wayne Horsburgh, Keith Urban, Gary Allan, Ernie Ashworth, Michael Fix, Chet Atkins, Australian Songwriters Association Competition and more...
  • July 2000 - "Walk That Cyber Mile"
    Slim Dusty, John Nutting talks to Frank Ifield, Emmylou Harris, Raven Records, Don Everly, CMAA StarChat, Aussies on the Grand Ole Opry, Pat Drummond and Karen Lynne, Naked Poets, The Breakers, the Hillbilly Addict, Brooks and Dunn, and more...
  • June 2000 - "Hats Off, Log On"
    Tamworth's Hats Off To Country, Slim Dusty, Tommy Emmanuel, The Wilkinsons, Canterbury Country, Brendan Marolla, Brad Paisley, Phil Vassar, Kate Ballantyne, Helen's Tamworth Rage Page and more...
  • May 2000 - "Live and Learn"
    Guitar lessons, Country Goss linedance magazine, Eric Bogle, ACMEC Records, Craig Giles, Craig Byrne, Lyn Bowtell, Steven Dix, Phil Vassar, Brad Paisley, Joel Smoker and more...
  • Apr 2000 - "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back"
    John Nutting, Lee Kernaghan, Van Morrison/Lonnie Donegan/Chris Barber, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Clint Black, Kenny Arnott, Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, Dave Prior and more...
  • Mar 2000 - "Tamworth, Plugged In"
    Tamworth Festival, Australian Country On-line Star Chat, Gary Allan, The Flood, The Pub, Jane Saunders, Tomkins Guitars Showcase, Brad Paisley, South Sydney Rabbitohs and more...
  • Feb 2000 - "Oz CM Grows on WWW"
    Tamworth Festival, Clark Reid, Frankie Goes To Holloway, The Country Music Store hosting trips Branson, Nashville and Fan Fair, the Bill Kelly Memorial Show and more...
  • Jan 2000 - "Happy Y2K"
    Willie Nelson, Reba, Jane Saunders, Daniel O'Donnell, Dominic Kirwan, Shock Records, The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Steve Young, NfS Publicity and more...
  • Dec 1999 - "Rudolph the Red-Eyed Surfer"
    Reba, Martina McBride, Dixie Chicks, Keith Urban, Guitar Lessons, Adam Harvey, Wayne Horsburgh, Bill and Audrey, Treacle Line, Charlie Landsborough and more...
  • Nov 1999 - "Cast Your Net"
  • Oct 1999 - "Love In The Virtual World"
  • Sept 1999 - "The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth"
  • Aug 1999 - "Power to the People"
  • July 1999 - "It's an honour just to be nominated..."
  • June 1999 - "Read All About It"
  • May 1999 - "Well Hello, Emmylou"
  • April 1999 - "Construction Zone;
  • March 1999 - "Chat Me Up"
  • Feb 1999 - "Winners and Grinners"
  • Jan 1999 - "Happy Y2K Minus One"
  • Dec 1998 - "We Wish You A Cyber Christmas"
  • Nov 1998 - "The Global Woolshed"
  • Oct 1998 - "If You E-mail Him, If You E-mail Her"
  • Sept 1998 - "Happy Virtual Birthday To Us"
  • August 1998 - "Visiting Hours"
  • July 1998 - "Independents Day"
  • June 1998 - "Let's Hear It For The Girls"
  • May 1998 - "The Times They Are A-Changin'"
  • April 1998 - "It's A Small World"
  • March 1998 - "Bookmarks and Favorites"
  • Feb 1998 - "Pickers of the World, Unite!"
  • Jan 1998 - "E-mail vs Snail-mail"
  • Dec 1997 - "Unplugged or Plug-ins?"
  • Nov 1997 - "It's free, but is it legal?"
  • Oct 1997 - "Where, What & How"
  • Sept 1997 - An introduction to Country Music on the Internet



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