TV Western Theme Songs

If you like the westerns we’re currently discussing, you may have liked other western TV shows. So why don’t we discuss them here! Post about western conventions (non Bonanza), the shows, the actors and anything you want to discuss.

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Re: TV Western Theme Songs

Post by Karol » Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:47 am

I've missed this POD!

These are great songs and I also like the theme song of Laramie, it was only instrumental. :yes

:thankyou Tracy for posting all the songs!
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Post by Annie K Cowgirl » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:59 pm

Whoever sang the opening for Cheyenne sounded a lot like George Alexander (he sang the opening song for the Howard Hawks film "El Dorado".)

I love the theme song from "Zorro"; always have and always will. My parents owned a VHS tape that had about five episodes on it and I would watch it over and over again. I'm kind of surprised that I didn't wear the tape out. :laughing
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Post by Karol » Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:54 am

Have you ever heard the title song of the German "Winnetou" series?

It's an instrumental melody, but very nice!

Here is the link where you can see Pierre Brice as chief Winnetou and also Lex Barker as Old Shatterhand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Im1JAnrCkCI
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Post by dougsgirl » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:40 am

I know it wasn't their theme song, but I loved the one Pernell sang when he was on The Virginian.
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Post by Annie K Cowgirl » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:29 am

That's very pretty, Karol. :thumbup
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Post by littlejoenice » Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:18 am

I liked the one from Maverick, and Rawhide comes in second only to Bonanza.
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Post by dougsgirl » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:40 am

I also like the music to The Rifle Man. I could go on and on, reminds me of my childhood.

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Post by Karol » Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:39 am

Lawman has a very nice title song, too.

If somebody is interested to listen to some great TV western theme songs from the 1950 and 1960s here is a link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvRs0rVfp3U
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Post by daisy60 » Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:00 pm

Thanks, Karol! Just listening to the theme songs brings back a lot of memories. I may not remember the show but the theme songs stay with me. :laughing
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Re: TV Western Theme Songs

Post by RedShirt » Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:39 pm

Well, I reckon I should add this one, since it's the Western that, around the time I was seven, helped so much with my homesickness for Texas.

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