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The Singing Cowboy Chapter Two

May 12, 1998

Varèse Sarabande Records

Sing-a-long to 18 more of your favorite movie title tunes with Singing Cowboy Chapter Two. Featuring duets with Smiley Burnette, Mary Lee, and Pat Buttram, this volume includes classics such as "Mexicali Rose," "South of the Border," "Rancho Grande," and "Mule Train" digitally re-mastered from Gene's personal film archives and the original acetate recordings for the films. With liner notes from the Vice President of Flying A Pictures, Alex Gordon, this release makes a swell companion to the CD Singing Cowboy Chapter One.

Track Listing

  1. When It's Springtime in the Rockies (1:45)
    (Milton Taggert/Mary Hale Woolsey/Robert Sauer)
    From Springtime in the Rockies, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/15/1937
    Musical Supervisor Alberto Colombo
  2. At the Old Barn Dance/Then and Now (3:21)
    (Jack Lawrence-Peter Tinturin/Smiley Burnette)
    From The Old Barn Dance, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/29/1938
    Musical Supervisor Alberto Colombo
  3. Man From Music Mountain (1:40)
    (Gene Autry/Johnny Marvin/Fred Rose)
    Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette
    From Man From Music Mountain, Republic Pictures
    Released 08/15/1938
    Musical Director Cy Feuer
  4. Mexicali Rose (1:26)
    (Jack B. Tenney/Helen Stone)
    From Mexicali Rose, Republic Pictures
    Released 03/27/1939
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  5. 'Neath The Blue Montana Sky (1:32)
    (Gene Autry/Johnny Marvin/Fred Rose)
    From Blue Montana Skies, Republic Pictures
    Released 05/04/1939
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  6. It Happened in Monterey (0:50)
    (Billy Rose/Mabel Wayne)
    From In Old Monterey, Republic Pictures
    Released 08/14/1939
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  7. South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) (2:10)
    (Michael Carr/James Kennedy)
    From South of the Border, Republic Pictures
    Released 12/15/1939
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  8. Rancho Grande (1:06)
    (Donato Emilio Uranza/Jorge Del Moral/Ugarte/Fabian Andre/Bartleg Costello)
    Gene Autry and Cowboys
    From Rancho Grande, Republic Pictures
    Released 03/22/1940
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  9. Keep Rollin' Lazy Longhorns (2:09)
    (Gene Autry/Johnny Marvin)
    Gene Autry, Mary Lee, Smiley Burnette and Cast
    From Gaucho Serenade, Republic Pictures
    Released 05/10/1940
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  10. Carolina Moon (1:56)
    (Joe Burke/Benny Davis)
    Gene Autry with The Hall Johnson Choir and Mary Lee
    From Carolina Moon, Republic Pictures
    Released 07/15/1940
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  11. Ridin' on a Rainbow (1:17)
    (Jean Herbert/Teddy Hall/Don George)
    Gene Autry and Cast
    From Ridin' on a Rainbow, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/24/1941
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  12. Sierra Sue (1:23)
    (Joseph Buell Carey)
    From Sierra Sue, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/12/1941
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  13. The Cowboy Serenade (2:32)
    (Rich Hall)
    Gene Autry with Smiley Burnette
    From Cowboy Serenade, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/22/1942
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  14. Twilight on the Rio Grande (1:52)
    (John Elliott)
    Gene Autry with Cass County Boys
    From Twilight on the Rio Grande, Republic Pictures
    Released 04/01/1947
    Musical Supervisor Morton Scott
  15. The Last Round-Up (2:55)
    (William Hill)
    From The Last Round-Up, Columbia Pictures
    Released 11/1947
    Musical Supervisor Mischa Bakaleinikoff
  16. Mule Train (1:28)
    (Paul Sells/Johnny Lange/Hy Heath/Fred Glickman)
    Gene Autry with Pat Buttram
    From Mule Train, Columbia Pictures
    Released 05/1950
    Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
  17. Whirlwind (1:38)
    (Stan Jones)
    From Whirlwind, Columbia Pictures
    Released 04/1951
    Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz
  18. Blue Canadian Rockies (1:56)
    (Cindy Walker)
    Gene Autry with Cass County Boys
    From Blue Canadian Rockies, Columbia Pictures
    Released 11/1952
    Musical Supervisor Paul Mertz

Notes & Background Information

The music in this package comes from a variety of sources including original acetate recordings from Republic Pictures movies which are archived at Brigham Young University, recently restored films, and Gene Autry's personal library.

Compilation Producers: Cary E. Mansfield and Karla Buhlman
Creative Consultants: Jackie and Gene Autry
Project Assistance: Alex Gordon
Digital Remastering: Bob Fisher, Digital Domain
Notes: Alex Gordon
Sleeve: Top Design Studio (Los Angeles)

This compilation (P) (C) 1998 Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc.

Released through the courtesy of Gene Autry. Manufactured by Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc., 11846 Ventura Blvd., Suite 130, Studio City, CA 91604. Distributed by Universal Music and Video Distribution, 10 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed in the U.S.A.

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