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||Pops Roundup||Arthur Fiedler||6:30||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||O Bury Me Not On the Lone Prairie||Arthur Fiedler||3:37||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Red River Valley||Arthur Fiedler & Boston Pops Orchestra||2:39||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Home On the Range||Arthur Fiedler||3:16||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Whoopie-Ti-Yi-Yo (Git Along Little Dogies)||Arthur Fiedler||2:18||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Tumbling Tumbleweeds||Arthur Fiedler||2:34||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||The Yellow Rose of Texas||Arthur Fiedler & Boston Pops Orchestra||2:40||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Wagon Wheels||Arthur Fiedler||3:21||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Riders In the Sky||Arthur Fiedler||2:25||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Cool Water||Arthur Fiedler||4:13||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||The Last Roundup||Arthur Fiedler||3:42||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Pops Hoe-Down||Arthur Fiedler||6:29||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Shenandoah||Arthur Fiedler||3:58||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) (From "High Noon")||Arthur Fiedler||2:57||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Mexicali Rose||Arthur Fiedler & Richard Hayman||2:30||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||The Streets of Laredo||Arthur Fiedler||2:47||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Don't Fence Me In (from "Hollywood Canteen")||Richard Hayman & Arthur Fiedler||2:36||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Deep In the Heart of Texas||Boston Pops Orchestra & Arthur Fiedler||2:46||$0.99||View In iTunes|
Pops Roundup presents a Walt Disney view of the west in which soaring strings and horns evoke images from western movies rather than the actual west. The dynamic music features all-new arrangements of classic western songs as well as themes from television, films, and Broadway shows. Woodblocks create the clippity-clop of horses' hooves, and other uncommon (for an orchestra) instruments such as harmonica and accordion crop up in places. An array of odd sounds, from whistles to gunshots, add to the strong visual quality of the music. Two long medleys of western television themes and fiddle reels bookend the album, with the latter receiving a positively whimsical interpretation. Pops Roundup is a soundtrack in search of a motion picture, and will give western film enthusiasts a serious case of deja vu. The CD reissue adds six bonus tracks.
If you like Western music and you like Classical music, get ready to join one of the best musical 'round-ups' ever! The title theme will evoke fond memories of TV theme songs long-faded into memory and will take you back to the precious times of your youth spent with your family watching your favorite westerns together. And the other titles of course will remind you of all your favorite Western classics sung by Roy Rogers, Frankie Laine, Marty Robbins, Johnny Western, Gene Autry, and Tex Ritter. What a wonderful compilation! Enjoy!
I grew up listening to this album in the car.
So wonderful to hear these long-forgotten songs again. They are even better the second time around. Thanks for preserving these wonderful old songs!!!
Born: December 17, 1894 in Boston, MA
Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s