My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

one horse town / blackberry smoke The Kid / 2019 An Outlaw. A Lawman. A Boy Caught In The Crossfire. It only matters the story they tell when you’re gone. All you have to do is say “The Kid” and everybody knows who you’re talking about. That’s Fame. Or Infamy. A Legend any way you …

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Easy Kid. Easy! It was ONLY a joke. Yeah, sure it was lousy … but still just a joke! NO! NO …. ! OK my April Fools joke stunk. It wasn’t funny. And if your April Fools joke isn’t funny you’re in trouble. I just left things too late and then rushed something out. Not …

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knockin on heavens door / roger waters

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid / Bob Dylan Always liked this Larson cartoon. Always liked Emilio’s crazy kid.  

Behind Blue Eyes What good would an April Fools joke be if it didn’t fool anybody? (Fake News I guess?) I’ve been fooled a few times myself over the years. But I also feel a bit guilty about doing it because there’s always a few people who don’t realize it’s a joke – and they …

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Bad Company James Tyler McCarty is the New Billy The Resurrection of Billy the Kid April 1, 2018 HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA — In an astonishing turn of events, United Artists film makers have revealed that a new Billy the Kid movie of will begin production this July – starring newly discovered Billy the Kid’s grandson, James Tyler McCarty – in a movie …

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Paul Newman only made about 6 Westerns (IMO). But most were noteworthy. The Left Handed Gun (1958); Hud (1963); Hombre (1967); The Outrage (1964); Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969); The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972); Pocket Money (1972); and Buffalo Bill and the Indians (1976). Hud and Pocket money may …

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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid – Billy 7 – Bob Dylan

Billy the Kid by Woody Guthrie The Kid …

Jeremiah Johnson and Billy the Kid: Stranger than Fiction? I doubt many care – or even that it’s all that important – but Robert Redford doesn’t look much like the real Jeremiah Johnson. However …  in most Westerns, it don’t really seem to matter whether the actor looks like the actual person – or not. …

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