If you have seen the film Directed by Sam Peckinpah, or if you love Dylan, or even if you just love Westerns and the thematic musical scores from them, this album is for you. You can relive the chase as Pat Garrett hounds Billy the Kid from start to finish across the old west.
There are 10 tracks, music by Bob Dylan, accompanied by Booker T on Bass, Carl Fortina on Harmonium, and Russ Kunkle on Tambourine among other various artists, that capture the story. Four variations of Billy’s theme, one recoreded in Mexico City with Terry Paul, tell his story.There is some great foot stompin music ˝Turkey Chase˝ and it also includes ˝Knockin on Heaven’s Door˝, the sad lament of knowing the end is near.For a complete list, see buyer’s info.
All the sound is distinctive and clear. It’s a great album to pass the time with at home or in the car. also If you have not seen this film and you are a western or Dylan fan you might want to check it out also. Dylan has a supporting role as ˝Alias˝, Billy’s friend, and he is quite good.