So if someone you know comes back from Amsterdam and tells you they know where the buffalo roam
, don't jump to the wrong conclusion.
Tuesday, January 15: 'Grimston, Wartnaby & Nether Broughton Where the buffalo roam
!' Circular walk with tearoom 1.5miles from finish LE14 3BZ SK684219 Grimston village green by Black Horse PH, 10am MLAS leisurely 7 Tearoom.
"Oh give me a home, where the buffalo roam
, Where the deer and the antelope play..." The words of this western folk song written in the early 1870s became the anthem of the wild American West.
A first attempt to approach a portrayal of this intrigue of a man was made on film with "Where the Buffalo Roam
" (1980) starring a very dedicated Bill Murray caught up in a conservative production that was too afraid to honestly handle the subject of its narrative.
I can only imagine them running throughout an area that today would be hostile to their existence; the world is far too densely populated to allow for bison roaming the streets and fields of Kentucky or Oklahoma, regardless of how much we claim to want a home where the buffalo roam
. The great herds are only a memory.
He was portrayed onscreen by Johnny Depp in a 1998 film adaptation of "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and by Bill Murray in the 1980 semi-biographical pic "Where the Buffalo Roam
Has anyone really lived in a home where the buffalo roam
Better known for their acting than their singing - Joe made his name in The Upper Hand, Stephen in Where The Buffalo Roam
, and Mark in The Manageress and The Grand - the brothers McGann were belting out an old Smokey Robinson track from their first album, A Heartbeat Away.
"OH, give me a home where the buffalo roam
, where the deer and the antelope play." The familiar sounds of "Home on The Range" are once again heard on beautiful Antelope Island of The Great Salt Lake.
Oh, give me a home, Where the buffalo roam
, Where the deer and the antelope play; Where seldom is heard a discouraging word, And the skies are not cloudy all day.
Other pics--notably "Where the Buffalo Roam
" (1980) and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (1998)--tried to translate Thompson's "gonzo" writings and lifestyle to the screen, but never found the right balance between comic absurdity and the revolutionary spirit of the 1960s.
"Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam
," crooned Fat Barry from Sales, startling the barmaid in O'Blimey's with his Howard Keel impersonation.