Can you name these singers guest starring in classic TV Westerns?

Crooners, teen idols and popstars wore their boots made for walkin’ in the Old West.


It’s not uncommon to see a famous singer make a cameo or play a fictional version of themselves on a sitcom, and sketch variety shows were made to showcase multitalented stars.

But a few hitmakers also appeared in a very different kind of show — Westerns! Here are 10 musicians who all stopped by the television frontier. Can you recognize each performer?

  1. Who is this famous crooner in Rawhide?
  2. This Rat Pack member appeared on The Rifleman twice.
  3. This singer and actor played Jesse James in an episode of Hondo.
  4. Who is playing the guitar in The Virginian?
  5. Who is talking to Clint Eastwood in Rawhide?
  6. Can you name this R&B singer in The Big Valley?
  7. This singer appeared in a Bonanza Christmas episode.
  8. This country icon appeared in Wagon Train early in his career.
  9. Which former teen idol named Bobby also appeared in Wagon Train?
  10. This sitcom star recorded the 1962 number one hit "Johnny Angel" and appeared in Daniel Boone.

Can you name these singers guest starring in classic TV Westerns?

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ThomasPotter 6 months ago
Shelley Fabares was also the wife of Coach in "Coach"
DJS1 30 months ago
10 out of 10! Geeze I'm old!
grandpa5741 31 months ago
10/10 I belted out a perfect 10 🎤🎶
Riff60 31 months ago
Yessss I finally ran the table
Steve67 31 months ago
9/10 Did not recognize Nancy Sinatra
Tresix Steve67 31 months ago
She was the one I thought I was going to miss. Just took a very lucky guess.
murgatroid45 Steve67 8 months ago
I thought she was blond
NoahBody 31 months ago
10/10 But man i have to see that Wayne Newton Bonanza Episode !!!
MikefromJersey NoahBody 31 months ago
9 for 10.
Wayne was in 2 episodes, one a Christmas episode that I imagine MeTV will run soon.
It looked like it was made to promote the Bonanza Christmas album, which was
pretty darn good. Pernell Roberts and Lorne Greene had beautiful, trained voices.
Tresix MikefromJersey 31 months ago
Roberts did some singing himself on the show. I, too, thought he sounded nice.
dangler1907 31 months ago
Looks like Nancy Sinatra is wearing brown skin paint to represent a Latina. Not surprising for the era, but still sad.
RichLorn dangler1907 31 months ago
I can't agree. I see an italian with a southern california tan.
dangler1907 8 months ago
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Jackhammer 6 months ago
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Cowgirl 31 months ago
9/10 I didn't recognize Bobby Darin
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