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Music Trivia: music from westerns

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Who's TV theme song was "Back in the Saddle Again"?
Gene Autry
What Italian composer wrote music for western movies such as; For a Few Dollars More, The Hateful Eight, and Once Upon a Time in the West?
Ennio Morricone
Who sang The Ballad of High Noon (AKA, O Do Not Forsake Me, O My Darlin') for the movie High Noon?
Tex Ritter
What Russian born composer wrote music for these western movies; High Noon, Giant, Rio Bravo, Red River, The Unforgiven, and Duel in the Sun?
Dimitri Tiomkin
When Rossini composed his William Tell Overture, he couldn't have imagined it's association with this western TV show.
The Lone Ranger
Tim Blake Nelson sang; "Cool Water", "Little Joe the Wrangler", and the Academy Award nominated "When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings" for what modern western film?
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
What American composer wrote film scores for these famous westerns; The Sons of Katie Elder, Guns of the Magnificent Seven, The Shootist, and Big Jake?
Elmer Bernstein
Who sang the Rawhide theme song for that classic TV western?
Frankie Laine
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What teen idol sang the song "Cindy" in the movie Rio Bravo?
Ricky Nelson
Who was the famous crooner who sang the title theme "Rio Bravo" and "My Rifle, My Pony and Me" for the western movie "Rio Bravo"?
Dean Martin
Who sang the song "Happy Trails" for their western themed TV show?
Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
Who performed the song "Apple Blossom" which was used in the movie The Hateful Eight?
The White Stripes
Who sings the songs; "I Still See Elisa", "I Talk to the Trees", and "Gold Fever" in the western movie musical Paint Your Wagon?
Clint Eastwood
Gustavo Santaolalla won an Academy Award for his musical score to what 2005 western movie? He also wrote the Oscar nominated song "A Love That Will Never Grow Old" (sung by Emmylou Harris), for the same film.
Brokeback Mountain
Who sang the title song for the 1969 western True Grit?
Glen Campbell
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