My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

Bad Company … by Bad Company Bad Company Company Always on the run Destiny is the rising sun Oh I was born 6-gun in my hand Behind a gun I’ll make my final stand That’s why they call me Bad company And I can’t deny Bad company Till the day I die Till the day …

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In 1982, Pickens was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Pickens was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, CO for his work as a Rodeo Clown.

“Keep the change Bob” Clip: Turner Classic Movies – Billy’s Escape http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/138593/Pat-Garrett-Billy-the-Kid-Movie-Clip-Billy-escapes-from-jail.html

To be included in My Favorite Westerns: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid; The Wild Bunch; and MFW Great Western Directors     “I loved Westerns as a kid, and I wanted to see if they held up”. – Sam Pekinpah They’re holding up pretty good Sam.

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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Slowly putting in my content for Pekinpah’s Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. I have a ton, but have still been slowed down by this persistent flu – which I’ve had for  2 weeks now. It’s a killer. The story behind the making of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid in very interesting. Pekinpah’s ongoing …

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I was laid low by a nasty flu for over a week. I’m not over it yet, but I think I’ll feel well enough to do some work here. Mainly, I’ve continued research on Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. It’s worth noting that Pekinpah’s version of ‘the kid’ saga does pretty well follow the …

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