The Sons of the Pioneers with Roy Rogers did not disappoint me at all with this CD. Considering the age of the original recordings of this music (about 60 years ago), the sound quality is not bad at all. I was actually quite pleased. The western flavored songs/music are lots of fun to listen to and remind me of the old west B&W movies and shows from the 1940's and 1950's era. You can almost smell the sage and feel the trail dust when listenng to these tunes. If you are a real fan of the Sons of the Pioneers..
Here's a collection that is sure to please any fan of Roy Rogers and/or the Sons of the Pioneers. These recordings are drawn directly from the Republic Pictures "B" westerns featuring Roy and company. Some of the material is quite familiar, while other tracks are on the obscure side. Overall this record from the wonderful folks at Varese Sarabande presents an enjoyable set of tunes filled with impeccable harmonies, and that oh-so-golden voice of Roy Rogers.The sound quality of these selections ranges fro..
I recently reviewed the "Under Western Skies" disc of Sons of the Pioneers (SOP) with Roy Rogers, and gave that CD only 3 stars, primarily because it really isn't the SOP music I've come to love, and which most readers would be expecting. The same is true of this disc -- even 3 stars being too generous -- because only about half of the tracks include the SOP at all (Roy Rogers with solo guitar or some other ensemble, and two tracks with a female vocalist). Also, the recording quality is awful. Many of th..