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[–]peoplewithbodies[S] 17 points18 points  (2 children)

A podcast episode about the western and how it sounds. Super fascinating to learn that most of the composers of early westerns weren't American at all, and of course Ennio Morricone is Italian.

[–]QLE814 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Super fascinating to learn that most of the composers of early westerns weren't American at all

Which figures in one regard- many of the early figures responsible for the emergence of modern movie music (Erno Rapee, Max Steiner, Erich Wolfgang Korngold) came from outside the United States, so it figures that it would apply for movie music in specific genres as well.

[–]ArkyBeagle 0 points1 point  (0 children)

There were not that many American-born composers of any sort around 1920.

[–]Jumbo_Cactaur 8 points9 points  (7 children)

Gary Farmer is a name I haven't heard in a long time.

He was supposed to be a part of the Scalped show if memory serves me correctly

[–]jack_spencer 7 points8 points  (2 children)

From my reserve too.

[–]Jumbo_Cactaur 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It's always great to see him in something.

He's a great magician

[–]MrX16 4 points5 points  (3 children)

He shows up for a small role in First Cow which you should definitely check out

[–]peoplewithbodies[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Totally! Loved that movie and it was so cool to see him show up

[–]kleptophobiac 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Does he say, "Stupid fucking white man"?

[–]MrX16 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Haha, no. He actually only speaks in a Native American language that someone else interprets for him bit he does have a look on his face like he's thinking it!

[–]eojen 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Dead Man is extremely underrated

[–]jazzmans69 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Yes. It's in my top ten westerns of all time, for sure.

Johnny Depp gives one of the best performances of his career.

And the music! sooo great.

And the Cameos!

....

[–]ArkyBeagle 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Not in this house it isn't.

The soundtrack is epic. Neil Young making Old Black sound like an animal caught in a trap.

"Stupid [ expletive ] white man." - Nobody.

[–]S3V3N-WOLVES- 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It’s my war pony! I love pow wow highway!

[–]monkeyhind 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Had a good time the other day asking Alexa to play some Frankie Laine music.