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Bonanza Western TV

San Francisco Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #01, Episode #28

The well-loved Western television series Bonanza follows the adventures of the fictional Cartwright family. Thomas Thompson wrote season one’s twenty-eighth episode, San Francisco, which debuted on April 2, 1960. The featured guest stars include Murvyn Vye, who played Cut-Rate Joe, Robert Nichols as Johnny, and O.Z. Whitehead as Hamp. After a cattle drive, the Cartwrights and their […]

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Bonanza Western TV

Badge Without Honor Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #03

Bonanza is one of the longest-running primetime Western dramas loved by many Americans during its time. The adventures of the Cartwright family as they live on the fictional Ponderosa ranch continue for 14 seasons. John Twist wrote Badge Without Honor, the second season’s third episode, which debuted on television on September 24, 1960. Gerald Eskith (Dan […]

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Master's Call
Western Music

Western Song: The Master’s Call

The Master’s Call is a song in Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs, an iconic album by Marty Robbins, first recorded and released in 1959. It was one of the most powerful tracks from the mentioned album, justifying Marty Robbin’s outstanding talent as a singer-songwriter through its vocals and instrumentation. The song falls under the Country music […]

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Oklahoma Hills
Western Music

Western Song: Oklahoma Hills

“Oklahoma Hills” is a song written by singer-songwriters and cousins Jack Guthrie and Woody Guthrie. Jack Guthrie and His Oklahomans popularized “Oklahoma Hills” when they first recorded and released it as a single in 1945. Woody originally wrote the song, but they decided to share the copyright for it, as the changes made by Jack […]

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Ridin’ Down the Canyon
Western Music

Western Song: Ridin’ Down the Canyon

America’s Favorite Singing Cowboy Gene Autry and American country singer/songwriter/actor Smiley Burnett wrote and first performed the hit song “Ridin’ Down the Canyon” in 1935. They first released it on their 1935 single Ridin’ Down the Canyon and 1936 single I’m Looking For the Bully of the Town with the title “Ridin’ Down the Canyon (when the desert sun […]

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Clint Eastwood Quotes Compilation

Clint Eastwood is a well-renowned American actor, movie director, producer, musician, and politician who’ve established himself as one of the most distinguished figures in the film industry. He achieved great success juggling between acting and directing films, demonstrating his versatility in his chosen fields. Clint Eastwood’s life serves as proof that with perseverance and determination, […]

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Vaya Con Dios
Western Music

Western Song: Vaya Con Dios

Vaya con Dios was a popular song written in 1953 by Buddy Pepper, Inez James, and Larry Russell. Anita O’Day (with Orchestra conducted by Larry Russell) first recorded it in December 1952. Then, she released the song in April 1953 on her single, Ain’t This a Wonderful Day. Les Paul and his then-wife Mary Ford also recorded […]

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