Recording information: The Horseshack, Rock Island, IL.
The "music inspired by" version of the soundtrack for director Gore Verbinski's Armie Hammer- and Johnny Depp-starring, big-screen rendering of The Lone Ranger is a separate release from the original score, provided by summer blockbuster maestro of choice Hans Zimmer. This set features a colorful cast of characters, including Iggy Pop ("Sweet Betsy from Pike"), the Aggrolites ("Truth Lives On"), and the Pogues' Shane MacGowan ("Poor Paddy on the Railway"). The Walt Disney-issued collection also includes offerings from Lucinda Williams ("Everything But the Truth"), Iron & Wine ("Rattling Bone"), Grace Potter & the Nocturnals ("Devil's Train"), and Gomez ("Butch's Ballad"). ~ James Christopher Monger