|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|1||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio||1963||MGM Records|
|2||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio||1963||MGM Records|
|3||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio||1985||MCA Records|
|4||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio||1963|
|5||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio|
|6||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio||1963||MGM Records|
|7||How The West Was Won (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)||59||Audio||1997|
|8||Great American Film Scores / The Kentuckian||14||Audio||1977||Entr'acte (2)|
|9||How The West Was Won, Original Soundtrack||16||Audio||1963||MGM Records|
Ken Darby (born: May 13, 1909 Hebron, NE - died: January 24, 1992 in Sherman Oaks, California.) was an Academy Award and Grammy Award winning American composer, vocal arranger, conductor, choral director, singer and author. He has shared in winning an Oscar three times for [i]The King and I[/i] (1956), [i]Porgy and Bess[/i] (1959) and [i]Camelot[/i] (1967) and was nominated for three others: [i]South Pacific[/i] (1958), [i]Flower Drum Song[/i] (1961) and [i]How the West Was Won[/i] (1963). He shared a Grammy Award with [a=André Previn] for [i]Porgy and Bess[/i] (1959).
Highlights of his career include: his choral group, [a=Ken Darby Singers, The], singing backup for [a=Bing Crosby] on the original 1942 Decca Records studio recording of "White Christmas"; composer and production supervisor for Walt Disney Studios; choral and vocal director on the 1946 Disney film classic, [i]Song of the South[/i]; associate producer of many record albums; vocal coach for [a=Marilyn Monroe] for [i]Gentlemen Prefer Blondes[/i] (1953) and [i]There's No Business Like Show Business[/i] (1954); composed the [a=Elvis Presley] hit "Love Me Tender" (he signed the rights over to his wife, [a=Vera Matson], whose name appears as co-lyricist with Elvis Presley for royalty purposes).