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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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Thirty-Two Feet, Eight Little Tails
Gene Autry's Melody Ranch Radio Show
(November 10, 1951)

Gene Autry debuted many of his Christmas songs on his popular Melody Ranch Radio Show including this bouncy reindeer tune "Thirty-Two Feet, Eight Little Tails" on November 10, 1951. Gene is joined on this performance by the Cass County Boys, the Pinafores, and Carl Cotner's Melody Ranch Orchestra.

Written by James Cavanaugh and Frank Weldon

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© 1951 EMI Miller Catalog Inc., Range Road Music, and Quartet Music Inc.

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