The Official Website for Gene Autry
America's Favorite Singing Cowboy
Gene Autry's career spanned some 70 years in the entertainment industry and he became famous in film, radio, television, and live theater and rodeo performances.
He recorded and wrote hundreds of songs; he was the most successful singing cowboy, completing 93 movies and starring in 91 television productions. Gene Autry was ranked among the most celebrated film stars, and for years was considered to be the most popular Western film actor.
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Gene Autry Activities and Events
Updated December 5, 2016
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Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week
Posted December 5, 2016
Gene Autry's holiday hit "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" made its debut on Gene Autry's Melody Ranch radio show on October 8, 1949. This performance is our YouTube Clip of the week. Be sure to sing-a-long with Gene!
For more Christmas music and fun from Gene Autry's Melody Ranch radio show, check out the special playlists on the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel:
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Gene Autry Official Facebook Page
Posted November 30, 2016
Gene Autry is now on Facebook with the Gene Autry Official page! We will be posting movie and radio clips, photos, fun facts and information on America's Favorite Singing Cowboy on a daily basis. We hope you will like and share what we post with your Facebook friends.
Gene Autry A Melody Ranch Christmas
Updated November 18, 2016
The new CD Gene Autry A Melody Ranch Christmas is available now from the Autry Museum Store!
Gene Autry A Melody Ranch Christmas is a special album with a vintage radio show approach. It includes iconic and rare Christmas songs performed live on Gene Autry's popular Melody Ranch radio show by Gene, the Cass County Boys, the Pinafores, the Gene Autry Blue Jeans, Rosemary Clooney, and Carl Cotner's Orchestra. You'll also hear Gene introduce songs, Pat Buttram perform classic comedy, and Johnny Bond thoughtfully reflect on the season.
The album has traditional Christmas standards like Jingle Bells and Joy to the World plus rare performances of Gene Autry's holiday hits including a Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) & Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Medley. Several tracks are songs Gene and his Melody Ranch pals performed every holiday season but never released on record such as White Christmas, Cowboy Santa Claus, and Winter Wonderland. Many of Gene's hit records were introduced to the American public on his radio show and several of those debut performances are on this album including Frosty the Snow Man, I Wish My Mom Would Marry Santa Claus, and Sleigh Bells.
For details on the 23 tracks included on this album
plus pre-order information, read more here.
Gene Autry's Cowboy Christmas
Posted November 28, 2016
No matter where you find yourself on the planet during the holiday season, chances are you will hear Gene Autry sing his popular Christmas songs "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" and "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer." And if you've ever wondered how Gene wrote "Here Comes Santa Claus" and how he came to record "Rudolph," we've got the answers for you in our special Gene Autry's Cowboy Christmas section.
This is the place to read about Gene's Christmas song history, connect with Christmas clips on Gene Autry's Official YouTube Channel, plus find Gene's Christmas CDs and other holiday items to purchase. Visit Gene Autry's Cowboy Christmas here.
Need Gene Autry Christmas Music Right Now?
Posted November 28, 2016
Do you find yourself in the holiday spirit and need some Gene Autry Christmas music right now? Well friend, you are in luck! Tune into the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel and listen to our special Christmas playlists. You'll hear Gene singing all his holiday hits you know and love like "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)," "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," and "Frosty the Snowman." But you'll also find rare treasures and musical gems from his Melody Ranch radio show broadcasts such as Gene singing "White Christmas," the Cass County Boys and the Pinafores harmonizing on "Cowboy Santa Claus," and Pat Buttram crooning "All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth."