Knowledgable Dude on Spaghetti Western

Very nice and compact analysis about the Italian western soundtracks recorded between the mid 60s and the mid 70s. My only criticism would be that the presenter is furthering the “alternative fact” that The Shadows recorded Surf Music. I’m not linking to the English wikipedia for the same reason.

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