1-CD with 44-page booklet, 24 tracks. Playing time approx. 60 mns.
Oklahoma-born Sheb Wooley had pursued a country singing career before his skill with horses launched him into the movies. In 1959, he began a seven-year role as trail scout Pete Nolan on the TV series, 'Rawhide'. Wooley recorded the MGM album, 'Songs From The Days Of Rawhide', in 1960 with such Hollywood studio aces as guitarist Billy Strange. Along with the TV theme, it includes Western standards
(Cattle Call) and some Wooley originals (Indian Maiden). Three years later, Wooley was in Nashville to record an album to complement the MGM blockbuster, 'How The West Was Won'. A conscious 'theme' album, it traced the Westward migration in songs, nine of which Wooley wrote. This 24-track collection presents the entirety of Wooley's two 'Pete Nolan' era Western albums.