US - Tennessee - Luna Kafé - Full Moon 25 - 11/04/98
Riders In The Sky
A Great Big Western Howdy!
Long Live the Cowboys... I remember that during my Greek childhood, years
before the trashy and regurgitated TV shows, the local big screen of the cinema
was full of innocence and cowboys who had a very proper sense of law and justice.
Those were the years when Gene Autry, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and Jim Adams
roamed the American west, offering their help to the helpless and applying
the law to the fear and trepidation of the lawless. Most of us grew up with
these images and, I dare say, those films have managed to capture and define
our childhood. So, this disc from the Riders In The Sky is the best
recreation of the Westerns after the Sons of the Pioneers and Sergio Leone.
Yodeling in harmony and with a fantastic sense of off-beat humour, the Riders
have corralled a magnificent and wacky pack of cowboy campfire tunes.
Extra, Extra recommended for kids and their cowboy-lore loving parents.
Copyright © 1998 Stavros Moschopoulos