The great television Westerns are a faded memory, unless you get MeTV. Here again are some of the great theme songs they brought us.
Western Division, Rich Paschall
All of the comments over the last two weeks were proof that we should have had a Western Division. While westerns may have fallen out of favor in recent decades, there were a lot of them in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. Many brought great theme songs to television and I will offer you my favorites here.
As with the Drama and Comedy Divisions, if I could not recall the tune without finding it online, I could not consider it for my Top 10. I did uncover quite a few that I had forgotten. Perhaps you can suggest more in the comments below.
The Lone Ranger had a great theme, but it was actually Gioachino Rossini‘s Guillaume Tell, better known as The William Tell Overture.
Gene Autry and Ray Whitley wrote Back in the Saddle Again, not to be confused with the…
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