The 14 All-Time Best Musical Scores in Westerns

What would movies be without music? Film scores have been essential to the movie-watching experience since the birth of the medium; even silent films – the “silent” part referring to their lack of sync sound (so no sound effects, dialogue, or “built-in” music) – were intended to be accompanied by music, either via phonograph or real, live musicians playing in a corner of the theater. It is and always has been a vital aspect of cinema that helps to convey the story, themes, or tone of a movie.

​ These are the greatest soundtracks to be found on the Western frontier!