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 Posted:   Aug 19, 2014 - 9:45 AM   
 By:   mikael488   (Member)

Also missing from the GDM/EMI CD is a short version of "The Military train" (harmonica and organ), yet another short theme variation (that ends with long held organ chords) and the original LP version of "The Story of a soldier" (which is used in the film when Tuco kills the union sergeant who tortured him at the prison camp). The LP version of "The strong" is also heard in the film briefly, at least in the restored extended cut of the movie.

All in all there's about 14-15 minutes of unreleased music as far as I can tell.

The CD track "Fuga a Cavallo" is not heard as such in the film. The version used in the film appears to have been edited together from segments of the main title (the refrain with the guitar) and Fuga a cavallo (the intro drum roll plus the last few seconds of the track). I usually prefer the film version but in this case I think the CD version is much better.

 Posted:   Aug 19, 2014 - 1:50 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

A complete rundown on the score and soundtrack can be found here:

page 45

 Posted:   Aug 20, 2014 - 7:00 AM   
 By:   Peter Greenhill   (Member)

One of Ennio Morricone's greatest scores.
I've listened to the Amazon samples a couple of times and actually really llike what they've done here. Astonishing that they get even remotely close to the 1966 original recording.

As the original stereo score recordings appear to have been dumped, I'll happily pick this one up when it comes out on CD in October.

 Posted:   Aug 20, 2014 - 7:58 AM   
 By:   Melvin Stephens   (Member)

Okay, what the Amazon cd is calling complete, consist of 39 cues. After creating my own version, from various copies supplied by collectors from around the world, they all were never complete. So, taking several versions and the dvd, I pulled all cues as heard within the film.


1. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly ~

2. The Ugly ~

3. The Sundown ~

4. Death of Steven/The Bad (Entering Baker's Bedroom) +

5. Death of Baker/The Bad +

6. A Price on Tuco's Head /Ugly rescued by the Good +

7. The Good (in the Shadows)/The Good part2 (‘Tuco, known as the rat')/An Angel (The Good) +

8. Escape on Horseback ~

Sunday January 4, 2009. Started at 2:15 p.m. ended at 6:10 p.m. extracted cues 9 to 31

9. Blonde forsakes Tuco in the Desert ~

10. Maria

11. The Rope Bridge

12. Rich and Lonely (Tuco in the Cave) *

13.Tuco's Henchmen in Hallway +

14. Tuco Surprises Blonde/Blonde Escapes +

15. The Fort * ~ +

16. Tuco in Pursuit of Blonde ~

17. The Desert ~ +

18. The Carriage of the Ghost ~

19. ‘Blondie Don't Die' ~

20. The San Antonia Mission ~

21. The Good (Recovering at Mission)

22. ‘My good friend is by my side to protect me'

23. Meeting with Padre Ramirez/Tuco and Blonde Leave Mission ~ +

24. Soldiers/Tuco's Mistake (the wrong army)/March into Prison Camp ~ +

25. Prison Camp at Betterville (effects) ~ +

26. The Story of a Solider

27. Different Partner Same Deal (Angel Eyes Recruits Blondie) +

28. Tuco taken to Military Train/Train Departs Station (effects) ~ +

29. Tuco's Escape/Tuco kills his guard/Tuco boards Train (effects)/A Bombed-out Town ~ +

Monday January 5, 2009. Started at 1:30 p.m. ended at 6:02 p.m. extracted cues 32 to 46

30. The One Armed Bandit (effects) ~ +

31. Tuco kills One Armed Bandit/‘Follow Him'/Blonde Surprises Tuco ~ +

32. ‘They're come looking for us.'/Blondie and Tuco/Showdown Against Angel Eyes Gang ~ +

33. Blondie and Tuco Surprised by Union Soldiers/The Union Captain ~ +

34. A Useless War ~ +

35. The Captain is Wounded ~ +

36. Tuco and Blondie Prepare to blow bridge ~ +

37. The Death of the Captain (noise on track) ~

38. Tuco and Blondie Cross the River/Wounded Soldier/The Soldier Dies ~ +

39. The Good (Preventing Tuco's Escape) ~ +

40. The Ecstasy of Gold ~

41. The Good (‘It'll be a lot easier with that') (effects) ~ +

42. The Ugly (‘Two can dig a lot faster than one ...dig') ~ +

43. The Trio (The Showdown - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly) ~ +

44. The Good threatens to hang the Ugly ~ +

45. Blondie leaves Tuco Hanging ~ +

46. Blondie Returns /Blondie Shoots Rope from Tuco's neck/The Ugly, The Bad and The Good/The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (End Credits) ~ +

 Posted:   Aug 21, 2014 - 5:46 PM   
 By:   Peter Greenhill   (Member)

Thanks Melvin, for your cue list.
Much appreciated

 Posted:   Aug 21, 2014 - 6:40 PM   
 By:   Melvin Stephens   (Member)

'Thanks Melvin, for your cue list.'

No problem...if I find time over the weekend, will attempt to check timing for each cue...

 Posted:   Aug 22, 2014 - 1:55 PM   
 By:   Mr. Marshall   (Member)

'Thanks Melvin, for your cue list.'

No problem...if I find time over the weekend, will attempt to check timing for each cue...

Don't you have more work to do on OUTIW?


 Posted:   Oct 21, 2014 - 9:44 AM   
 By:   Melvin Stephens   (Member)

Sorry about the delay Mr. Marshall...

Yes, still have more to do on OUATITW... have not look at cues for several years now. They are all there, just waiting for me to place onto cd...

 Posted:   Oct 25, 2014 - 12:48 AM   
 By:   BillCarson   (Member)

i borrowed this CD to check it out. i have to try and put aside my natural aversion to non-original music - like many of you back in the day i suffered Leroy Holmes and Alphonso and his magic organ plays western themes ! - and sadly the experience stays with me.

i agree with a lot of what you guys have said here. It is a brave effort and not entirely awful. like chris said, Good, bad and ugly bits. Although i would say its maybe more Bad and Ugly than good in some places. In one or two areas its close to the original and semi decent, and certainly not unlistenable, however what is awful is the trumpets, and as Bob mentioned, the electric guitar sounds plain wrong and just grates. My biggest problem is with the sound engineer - the mix is weird and things that should stand out are drowned. Either the man was sloppy or had simply not familiarised himself with what the original score should sound like.

Overall i understand the logic of doing something like Diabolique for collectors because its unavailable and sought after. And if only the LP version of GBU was available, then this CD would be more welcome. However, for me, because Daniel winkler and patrick ehresmann did such a fantastic job bringing out the expanded original, working with the restrictions of space and what Morricone will pass and what he wont, glueing short clips and tracks together to get it past him, i think what we have already is something wonderful. when you consider you are listening to Morricones A-team of the best perfrmers in Italy at the time -, Alessandroni, D'amario, edda, gianna, nicolai, de gemini, cosacchi, and the phenomenal trumpets of Lacerenza and Catania - then the original is something that should be cherished and universally recognised as unbeatable.

I guess there are two kinds of people in this world, those that dont mind reinterpretations and those that cant find love in their hearts for anything but the original!! ha ha

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