If you are looking for some country music for a Christmas present, check out Corb Lund's new album: "Horse Soldier, Horse Soldier". Recorded with his band the "Hurtin' Albertans" in Nashville and just released.
If you want a taste, here is the music video = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1V3JW4HeBs
You may recognise the fort as the one built near Airdrie, Alberta for Spielberg's "Into The West". They filmed last September. And a live performance in Raleigh, North Carolina = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7cMcB9na3w
And here is the commentary on the filming at Airdrie = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5tWNIv0h1M
Corb is a 4th generation rancher/cowboy from Taber, Alberta who bases himself out of Edmonton and tours widely.
I've never met him, just heard him on the radio and bought the album.