Zachariah Zachariah

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This film is defined as being part of the Acid Western genre. More precisely, in its own publicity releases, it was called, "the first electric western." Gunfights and electric guitars in the Old West? You bet! Zachariah gets a mail order gun, practices a little, and kills a man in the local saloon. He and his friend Matthew set out to become gunfighters, joining with the Crackers, a rock band who are also (pitifully inept) stage robbers. Having quickly outgrown that gang, Zachariah and Matthew set out to become bigtime gunslingers. Before long, they part company and a rivalry grows between them. The film is loosely based on Herman Hesse's novel Siddhartha, surrealistically adapted as a musical Western by Joe Massot in collaboration with The Firesign Theatre.


  1. Main Title / Desert Rock
  2. "Far Out"
  3. Trigger-Happy
  4. The Crackers
  5. Big Ideas
  6. Fiddler of Fortune
  7. Gun Shy
  8. Music To His Ears
  9. "Fast Friends"
10. The Searcher

11. Old-Timer
12. Playtime
13. At Belle Starr's
14. Lone Rangers
15. Seekers
16. Holdup
17. Camino Real
18. The Gunfighter
19. Salt of the Earth
20. Call Out / End Credits

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