Riders In The Sky - Scenes From The American West - Various - Music From The Films

Riders In The Sky - Scenes From The American West
Comprising original, historic recordings, Riders In the Sky is a musical hommage to the cinema of the American West, to the Western's master directors, John Ford, Delmer Daves, Anthony Mann, Budd Boetticher, Jacques Tourneur, Nicholas Ray and Raoul Walsh; cinematographers, Charles Lawton Jr, Charles B. Lang Jr, Winton C. Hoch and James Wong Howe; and composers, Elmer Bernstein, George Duning, Alex North and Victor Young.Riders in the Sky features songs from four Ford masterpieces, The Searchers, Wagonmaster, Sergeant Rutledge and My Darling Celementine and music from a raft of icon Westerns; High Noon, Gunfight at the OK Corral, 3:10 Yuma, Shane. John Sturges' Magnificent Seven that was an adaptation of Kurosawa's Seven Samurai. Marlon Brando's directoral debut One Eyed Jacks with an epic first cut running to almost five hours.Edward Dmytryk's menacing Warlock that provided a homosexual subtext and was the blueprint for the spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Leone. Wonderful Country and The Pursued, two beautiful westerns starring Robert Mitchum (Jim Morrison watched the latter in a Paris theater a few hours before his death) NicolasRay's Johnny Guitar that was described by Truffaut as a baroque "hallucinatory Western". Daves' The Cowboy and Arthur Penn's The Left Handed Gun, that starred Jack Lemmon and Paul Newman respectively.The set includes two big hits, Jimmy Young's version of The Man from Laramie was a UK No.1 single in 1955. Vaughn Monroe's version of Riders In the Sky reached No.1 in the USA charts in 1949 and inspired The Doors' Riders On the Storm.
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The Magnificent Seven (Elmer Bernstein) - The Magnificent Seven - Main Title / Calvera's Return / One Eyed Jacks (Hugo Friedhofer) - One Eyed Jacks - Main Title / Seduction / The Alamo - Ballad of the Alamo (Marty Robbins) / The Green Leaves of Summer (The Brothers Four) / Sergeant Rutledge - Captain Buffalo / The Hanging Tree (1959) (Marty Robbins) - The Hanging Tree / Wonderful Country (Alex North) - Riding Into Pueblo / Showdown with General Marcos / Warlock (Leigh Harline) - Warlock - Main Title / The Cowboy (George Duning) - Cowboy Overture / A Cowboy's Life and Death / The Left Handed Gun (Alexander Courage) - The Left Handed Gun / 3:10 To Yuma - 3:10 to Yuma (Frankie Laine) / Lovely Emily (George Duning) / gunfight at the o.k. Corral (Frankie Laine) - Gunfight at the O.K. Corral / Seven Men From Now - Seven Men from Now / The Searchers (The Sons of the Pioneers) - What makes a man to wander? / The Man From Laramie (Jimmy Young) - The Man from Laramie / WICHITA (Tex Ritter) - Wichita / Johnny Guitar - Johnny Guitar (Peggy Lee) / Orchestral Suite (Victor Young) / SHANE (Victor Young) - The Call of the Far Away Hills / High Noon (Tex Ritter) - Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin' ‘/ Pursued (Robert Mitchum) - Danny Boy / My Darling Clementine - My Darling Clementine / Riders In the Sky - Vaughn Monroe
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