Home on the Range
by Brewster Martin Higley VI and Daniel E. Kelley
“Home on the Range” is a fairly simple song. It sits on a basic ¾ waltz-like beat and can be played with just four chords. While not originally written in 1870s as a “country song,” countr...
Brewster Higley wrote the poem that would become “Home on the Range” in his Smith County, Kansas, sod house in 1872. He provided a couple geographical markers (Beaver Creek, the Solomon River),...