Go West!

August 28, 2021, 8:55 am

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Special Guest Host Robbie Ellis is back this week with epic adventures from the Golden West, and more!

Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips features a Soundtrack Listener Favorite, Jerome Moross’s The Big Country (1958)

Rootin’-Tootin’ gamer Greg Broderick shares Woody Jackson’s score from Red Dead Redemption II.

John Williams’ one and only Western, The Cowboys (1972) in a recording by Jerry Junkin and the Dallas Wind Symphony.

Jerome Moross takes us down the Mighty Mississippi with The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960).


Jerome Moross: The Big Country/main title theme from the original motion picture soundtrack.

Woody Jackson: Red Dead Redemption II/Outlaws From The West.

John Williams: The Cowboys/main title theme performed by The Dallas Wind Symphony led by Jerry Junkin.

Jerome Moross: a suite from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Paul Bateman leading the City of Prague Philharmonic.

James B. Wilson: The Green Fuse, Kevin John Edusei leading the Chineke! Orchestra