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
Western Quotes

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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Cormac McCarthy Quotes
Western Quotes

Cormac McCarthy Quotes

Cormac McCarthy found success as an American writer, playwright, and screenwriter. His writings embraced the darkest sides of human nature while exploring the Western, Southern Gothic, and Post-apocalyptic genres. Among his famous work includes The Road, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 and came on the big screen in 2009. Aside from his award-winning novels, […]

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