The Official Website of Gene Autry, America's Favorite Singing Cowboy

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.

Watch a Gene Autry Video Clip

The New Jassackaphone
from The Old Barn Dance (1938)


Gene Autry's sidekick Smiley Burnette sings his humorous song, "The New Jassackaphone," about an unusual instrument from his 1938 Republic Pictures movie The Old Barn Dance.

Composed by Smiley Burnette


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