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Fun Autry Fact:

When he was a young man, Gene received an offer from a professional baseball team to become a player. Gene turned down the offer because it would have meant a fifty-dollar-a-month pay cut from his telegrapher's job.

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Fort Worth Jail
from Silver Canyon (1951)

In several of his musical B Westerns, Gene Autry finds himself in jail. And what does a Singing Cowboy do when he is in a jail cell? Why he sings of course, just like in this number, "Fort Worth Jail," from the 1951 Columbia Pictures film Silver Canyon.

Written by Dick Reinhart
Published by Sunshine Music

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