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News Archive: 2017

Find out the latest Gene Autry news, which product releases are available and upcoming, get press releases, and info on special events for 2017. Use the links below to read an Official Press Release from Gene Autry Entertainent.

Gene Autry Cowboy Code on Facebook
Updated September 29, 2017

America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry was born on September 29, 1907 and we think it is worth celebrating every year. Gene Autry Entertainment is counting down the days to his 110th birthday on the Gene Autry Official Facebook page by posting a daily line from Gene Autry's Cowboy Code. Read More

Gene Autry's 110th Birthday
Posted September 19, 2017

America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry was born on September 29, 1907 and we think it is worth celebrating every year. We will be counting down the days to his 110th birthday on the Gene Autry Official Facebook page by posting a daily line from Gene Autry's Cowboy Code. Read More

Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims
Posted August 31, 2017

Gene Autry's Cowboy Code says that a cowboy must help people in distress. Hurricane Harvey has left folks in Texas and Louisiana devastated and in need of assistance. Jackie Autry, his widow, also strongly believes in helping others. She has matched The Autry Foundation's $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross for the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts with her own donation of $50,000. Read More

The Cowboy Is a Patriot: Gene Autry in World War II Autry Museum Case
Posted July 20, 2017

The Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, California recently debuted a special case titled "The Cowboy Is a Patriot: Gene Autry in World War II." Read More

One Million Views on the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel
Posted May 26, 2017

Gene Autry Entertainment is excited to report that the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel reached one million views today! Debuting in March of 2014, the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel is the only authorized home of the Singing Cowboy's movie, radio, and television clips. Read More

Gene Autry Double Features 2017
Updated January 19, 2017

Saturday matinee double features (the screening of two motion pictures for the price of one) were an industry standard in the first half of the 20th century. In 2017, the Autry National Center of the American West continues the tradition with its own Saturday matinee double features starring America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry. Read More

"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" Is Most-Played Holiday Song of the Last 50 Years
Posted January 3, 2017

Gene Autry is a member of ASCAP as both a songwriter and music publisher. ASCAP annually writes about the popularity of Christmas songs written, performed, or published by their members. This article from November 2016, discusses the popularity of the song "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town." Read More