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America's Favorite Singing Cowboy
Known as America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry's career spanned some 70 years in the entertainment industry. He became famous in radio, records, film, television, and live tour performances including rodeo. From the late 1920s through the early 1950s, Gene Autry recorded and wrote hundreds of songs; he was the most successful singing cowboy, appearing in 93 movies and starring in 91 episodes of his television series. Gene Autry was ranked among the most celebrated film stars, and for years was considered to be the most popular Western film actor. In his later years, Gene Autry owned television and radio stations on the West Coast and was the original owner of the Angels Major League Baseball team in Anaheim, California.
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Updated February 20, 2023
Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week
Posted February 26, 2024
Our YouTube Clip of the Week reminds us that 2024 is a Leap Year with this Thursday being February 29th. This makes us think of frogs which of course makes us think of Frog Millhouse, the character Smiley Burnette played in Gene Autry's B Western movies. In "Big Bull Frog" from the 1939 film Home on the Prairie Gene comes up with an ingenious way to communicate with his sidekick while they are being held by the bad guys. Can Smiley decode Gene's lyrics and figure out how to escape?
For more songs with Smiley from Gene's movies, check out the special "Songs with Smiley Burnette Playlist" on the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel.
Visit the Official Gene Autry YouTube Channel for more Gene Autry musical clips from his radio, movie, and television career. Be sure to subscribe so you'll receive updates whenever Gene Autry Entertainment uploads new videos! Read More
Jackie and Gene Autry Collection at the Autry Museum Store
Updated February 21, 2024
The Autry's homes in Los Angeles and the Desert were decorated with contemporary Western art collected by Jackie and Gene over the years. Several pieces from their collection are now for sale and can be viewed in person at the Autry Museum Store.
Sale of the artwork from the Jackie and Gene Autry Collection will benefit the Autry Museum of the American West.
Several items from Jackie Autry's jewelry collection are for sale in the Jackie and Gene Autry Collection. Each of these pieces meant a great deal to Mrs. Autry and were worn by her on very special occasions such as the Autry Museum Galas and special Western events she attended with Gene.
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