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Gene Autry (I) (1907–1998)


After high school Gene Autry worked as a laborer for the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad in Oklahoma. Next he was a telegrapher. In 1928 he began singing on a local radio station, and three years later he had his own show and was making his first recordings. Three years after that he made his film debut in Ken Maynard's In Old Santa Fe (1934)... See full bio »

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 2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Previously Unaired Christmas (2013) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
 2013 Gimme Shelter (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)/Housetop Celebration")
 2013 The Lone Ranger (performer: "Tumbling Tumbleweeds")
 2013 42 (performer: "Be Honest With Me") / (writer: "Be Honest With Me")
 2012 American Horror Story (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unholy Night (2012) ... (performer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
 2012 Christmas in Compton (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 2012 The Last Ride (performer: "Back In The Saddle Again") / (writer: "Back In The Saddle Again")
 2010-2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.53 (2011) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.56 (2010) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.53 (2010) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
 2010 Back in the Saddle (Short) (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
 2010 Temple Grandin (TV Movie) (performer: "Silver Bells" (1950))
 2010 Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 (Video) (performer: "Introduction/ Long-Haired Daddy Of Mine") / (writer: "Introduction/ Long-Haired Daddy Of Mine", "Back In The Saddle Again")
 2009 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Cleveland Brown Christmas (2009) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" - uncredited)
 2009 Nativity! (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 2009 Public Enemies (performer: "The Last Round Up")
 2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (Documentary) (performer: "Gold Can Buy Anything (But Love)")
 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression (Video documentary) (performer: "On the Sunset Trail" - uncredited)
 2008 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jennifer Aniston/Pilobolus (2008) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)")
  My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Orphan Earl (2008) ... (performer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" - uncredited)
 2008 Axe Massacre (Short) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 2008/I W. (performer: "Deep in the Heart of Texas")
 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular (TV Movie) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
 2007 Fred Claus (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)", "Ludacrismas")
 2007 American Idol (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Auditions: Rest of the Best (2007) ... ("Back in the Saddle Again", uncredited)
 2007/I Snow Angels (performer: "In the Heart of the West") / (writer: "In the Heart of the West")
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- White Christmas (2006) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
- Meatball Montecito (2006) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
  Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- Hal's Christmas Gift (2004) ... (performer: "Here Comes Santa Claus") / (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 2004 The Polar Express (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)")
 2004 The Stepford Wives (lyrics: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" (1947)) / (music: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" (1947))
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) ... (music: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
- Miracle on Evergreen Terrace (1997) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)")
  7th Heaven (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Back in the Saddle Again (2003) ... (performer: "Back in the Saddle Again") / (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
 2002 Flower & Garnet (performer: "Red River Valley")
 2001 On the Edge (performer: "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer")
 2000 Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Harvest (2000) ... (performer: "Back In The Saddle Again")
 1999 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (TV Special) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" - uncredited)
 1999 Saturday Night Live Christmas (Video) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" - uncredited)
 1999 Man on the Moon (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" (1947))
 1999 Futurama (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Xmas Story (1999) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" (parody))
 1998 I'll Be Home for Christmas (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Werewolf (1998) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" - uncredited)
 1997 Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas (TV Movie documentary) ("Here Comes Santa Claus" (excerpt))
 1996 Johns (performer: "Jingle Bells" (1857))
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus" (1947))
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (performer: "Back In The Saddle Again") / (writer: "Back In The Saddle Again")
 1993 RoboCop 3 (performer: "Here Comes Santa Claus") / (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1991 Scenes from a Mall (performer: "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer")
 1989 Christmas Vacation (performer: "Here Comes Santa Claus") / (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (performer: "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer")
 1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1985 Better Off Dead... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1982 Some Kind of Hero (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
 1981 A Chipmunk Christmas (TV Movie) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)")
 1975-1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Tell It to the Marines (1981) ... (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
- Temporary Duty (1978) ... (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
- Margaret's Engagement (1976) ... (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
- House Arrest (1975) ... (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
 1977 Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (TV Short) (writer: "Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey")
 1977 Kinky Tricks (performer: "Back in the Saddle Again" - uncredited)
 1976 The Sonny and Cher Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1976) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1976 Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (lyrics: "Riding Down the Canyon", "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine" - uncredited) / (music: "Riding Down the Canyon", "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine" - uncredited) / (performer: "Riding Down the Canyon", "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine" - uncredited)
 1974 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie) (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1974 Female Trouble (performer: "Jingle Bells")
 1970 Myra Breckinridge (performer: "There's Only One Love in a Lifetime") / (writer: "There's Only One Love in a Lifetime")
 1957 Ranch Party (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... (writer: "Dixie Cannonball")
 1956 Columbia World of Sports: Rodeo Daredevils (Documentary short) (lyrics: "Back in the Saddle Again")
  The Gene Autry Show (TV Series) (performer - 82 episodes, 1950 - 1955) (writer - 46 episodes, 1950 - 1955) (arranger - 2 episodes, 1952 - 1955)
- Dynamite (1955) ... (performer: "Sierra Nevada")
- The Rangerette (1955) ... (performer: "Old MacDonald Had a Farm")
- Ride Ranchero (1955) ... (performer: "Ridin' Down the Canyon") / (writer: "Ridin' Down the Canyon")
- Saddle Up (1955) ... (performer: "Pretty Mary", "Gallivantin' Galveston Gal") / (writer: "Pretty Mary")
- Go West, Young Lady (1955) ... (performer: "When The Bloom is on the Sage", "Back in the Doghouse Again") / (writer: "Back in the Doghouse Again")
 1953 The Liberace Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Christmas Show (1953) ... (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1953 Last of the Pony Riders (performer: "Sing Me a Song of the Saddle") / (writer: "Sing Me a Song of the Saddle")
 1953 Saginaw Trail (performer: "Beautiful Dreamer", "When It's Prayer-Meeting Time in the Hollow")
 1953 Pack Train (performer: "God's Little Candles", "Wagon Train") / (writer: "God's Little Candles", "Wagon Train")
 1953 Goldtown Ghost Riders (performer: "Goldmine in Your Heart", "Pancho's Widow" - uncredited) / (writer: "Goldmine in Your Heart" - uncredited)
 1953 On Top of Old Smoky (writer: "I Hang My Head and Cry")
 1953 Winning of the West (lyrics: "I'm a Cowpoke Pokin' Along" (1950) - uncredited) / (music: "I'm a Cowpoke Pokin' Along" (1950) - uncredited) / (performer: "I'm a Cowpoke Pokin' Along" (1950), "Cowboy Blues" (1947) - uncredited) / (writer: "Cowboy Blues" (1947), "Fetch Me Down My Trusty '45" (1952) - uncredited)
 1952 Blue Canadian Rockies (performer: "Blue Canadian Rockies", "Anytime", "Mama Don't Allow No Music") / (writer: "Blue Canadian Rockies", "Mama Don't Allow No Music")
 1952 Wagon Team (performer: "Back in the Saddle Again", "In and Out of the Jailhouse", "Howdy Friends and Neighbors") / (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again")
 1952 Barbed Wire (performer: "Mexicali Rose", "Old Buckaroo")
 1952 Apache Country (performer: "Cold, Cold Heart", "The Covered Wagon Rolled Right Along", "Crime Will Never Pay")
 1952 Night Stage to Galveston (performer: "A Heart as Big as Texas", "Down in Slumberland")
 1952 The Old West (performer: "Somebody Bigger Than You and I", "Music By the Angels")
 1951 Valley of Fire (performer: "On Top Of Old Smoky", "Here's To The Ladies")
 1951 The Hills of Utah (performer: "Peter Cottontail", "Utah")
 1951 Silver Canyon (performer: "Ridin' Down the Canyon", "Fort Worth Jail") / (writer: "Ridin' Down the Canyon")
 1951 Whirlwind (writer: "Twiddle O'Twill")
 1951 Texans Never Cry (performer: "Ride, Ranger, Ride", "Texans Never Cry") / (writer: "Texans Never Cry")
 1951 Gene Autry and The Mounties (performer: "Blue Canadian Rockies", "Onteora (Great Land in the Sky)" - uncredited)
 1950 The Blazing Sun (performer: "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes", "Along The Navajo Trail")
 1950 Indian Territory (performer: "Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy", "When the Campfire is Low on the Prairie")
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills (performer: "Beyond the Purple Hills", "Dear Hearts and Gentle People", "The Girl I Left Behind Me")
 1950 Hoedown (performer: "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas from My Shoes") / (writer: "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas from My Shoes")
 1950 Cow Town (performer: "Powder Your Face With Sunshine", "Buffalo Gals", "Down in the Valley", "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie (The Cowboy's Lament)" - uncredited)
 1949 Sons of New Mexico (performer: "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes", "Honey, I'm In Love With You", "There's A Rainbow On The Rio Colorado") / (writer: "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes", "There's A Rainbow On The Rio Colorado")
 1949 Riders in the Sky (performer: "Ghost Riders In The Sky", "It Makes No Difference Now", "Cowboy's Lament" (Streets of Laredo))
 1949 The Cowboy and the Indians (performer: "One Little Indian Boy", "Silent Night", "America the Beautiful") / (writer: "Here Comes Santa Claus")
 1949 Rim of the Canyon (performer: "You're The Only Star In My Blue Heaven", "Rim Of The Canyon") / (writer: "You're The Only Star In My Blue Heaven")
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines (performer: "It's My Lazy Day", "Toolie Oolie Doolie", "Hair of Gold", "Let's Go", "Every Time I Feel The Spirit", "Little Big Dry")
 1949 The Big Sombrero (performer: "You Belong To My Heart", "Rancho Pillow", "My Adobe Hacienda", "Goodbye to Old Mexico", "I'm Thankful For Small Favors", "Oh, My Darlin' Clementine", "Trail To Mexico")
 1948 Loaded Pistols (performer: "Loaded Pistols", "When The Bloom Is On The Sage", "A Boy From Texas, A Girl From Tennessee", "Jimmy-Crack-Corn", "Pretty Mary") / (writer: "Pretty Mary")
 1948 The Strawberry Roan (performer: "The Strawberry Roan", "Texas Sandman", "The Angel Song (When the Angels turn the lights on in Heaven)", "Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes", "When the White Roses Bloom in Red River Valley")
 1947 The Last Round-up (performer: "An Apple For the Teacher", "The Last Round-up", "You Can't See the Sun When You're Crying", "One Hundred and Sixty Acres", "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain")
 1947 Robin Hood of Texas (performer: "The Merry-Go-Roundup", "Good Old-Fashioned Hoedown", "Going Back To Texas", "You're the Moment of a Lifetime") / (writer: "The Merry-Go-Roundup", "Good Old-Fashioned Hoedown")
 1947 Saddle Pals (lyrics: "I Wish I Never Had Met Sunshine")
 1947 Twilight on the Rio Grande ("Twilight on the Rio Grande") / (performer: "The Old Lamplighter")
 1947 Trail to San Antone (performer: "The Cowboy Blues", "Shame on You", "By the River of the Roses", "That's My Home", "Down the Trail To San Antone") / (writer: "The Cowboy Blues")
 1946/I Sioux City Sue (performer: "Sioux City Sue", "Someday You'll Want Me To Want You", "You Stole My Heart", "Yours (Quiereme Mucho)")
 1945 Flaming Bullets (writer: "I Hang My Head and Cry", "Be Honest With Me")
 1944 Cowboy from Lonesome River (writer: "Rocky Canyon")
 1943 Man from Music Mountain (writer: "I'm Beginning to Care")
 1942 Strictly in the Groove (writer: "Be Honest With Me')
 1942 Bells of Capistrano (performer: "Don't Bite The Hand That's Feeding You", "Forgive Me", "At Sundown")
 1942 Call of the Canyon (performer: "Montana Plains", "Somebody Else Is Taking My Place", " (Give Me Back My) Boots And Saddle", "Call of the Canyon")
 1942 Stardust on the Sage (lyrics: "You'll Be Sorry" (1942) - uncredited) / (music: "You'll Be Sorry" (1942) - uncredited) / (performer: "Good Night Sweetheart" (1931), "You'll Be Sorry" (1942), "When the Roses Bloom Again" (1942), "I'll Never Let You Go, Little Darlin'" (1943?), "You Are My Sunshine" (1940), "Home on the Range" (1904), "Deep in the Heart of Texas" (1942) - uncredited)
 1942 Home in Wyomin' (performer: "Any Bonds Today", "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes", "Tweedle O'Twill") / (writer: "Tweedle O'Twill", "Be Honest with Me")
 1942 Shepherd of the Ozarks (writer: "Dreams That Won't Come True")
 1942 Heart of the Rio Grande (performer: "Deep in the Heart of Texas") / (writer: "I'll Wait For You", "Rocky Canyon")
 1942 Cowboy Serenade (performer: "The Cowboy Serenade (When I'm Smokin' My Last Cigarette)", "Sweethearts or Strangers", "Nobody Knows")
 1941 Sierra Sue (performer: "Be Honest With Me", "Ridin' the Range", "Sierra Sue", "I'll Be True While You're Gone" - uncredited) / (writer: "Be Honest With Me", "Ridin' the Range", "I'll Be True While You're Gone" - uncredited)
 1941 Down Mexico Way (performer: "Maria Elena", "Beer Barrel Polka" (uncredited))
 1941 Under Fiesta Stars (performer: "Cowboy, Cowboy", "Under Fiesta Stars") / (writer: "Under Fiesta Stars", "Purple Sage in the Twilight")
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming (writer: "Sing Me a Song of the Saddle")
 1941 The Singing Hill (performer: "Blueberry Hill") / (writer: "Good Old-Fashioned Hoedown", "There'll Never Be Another Pal Like You")
 1941 Back in the Saddle ("Back in the Saddle Again") / (performer: "Back in the Saddle Again", "You Are My Sunshine", "He's in the Jailhouse Now")
 1941 Ridin' on a Rainbow (performer: "Be Honest With Me", "Ridin' on a Rainbow", "Carry Me Back to the Lone Prairie") / (writer: "Be Honest With Me")
 1940 Texas Terrors (writer: "Listen to the Rhythm of the Range" (1937) - uncredited)
 1940 Melody Ranch ("Stake Your Claim on Melody Ranch" (1940), uncredited) / (lyrics: "We Never Dream the Same Dream Twice" (1940) - uncredited) / (music: "We Never Dream the Same Dream Twice" (1940) - uncredited) / (performer: "Stake Your Claim on Melody Ranch" (1940), "Rodeo Rose" (1940), "We Never Dream the Same Dream Twice" (1940), "Call of the Canyon" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride ("Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride" (1938), uncredited) / (performer: "When the Work's All Done This Fall (After the Roundup)", "Eleven More Months and Ten More Days" (1930) (uncredited), "Woodpecker Song" (1940) (uncredited), "Leanin' on the Ole Top Rail" (1939) (uncredited), "On the Range" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Oh! Oh! Oh!" (1940), "On the Range" - uncredited)
 1940 Carolina Moon (performer: "Carolina Moon" (1928), "At the Rodeo" (1940), "Dreaming Dreams That Won't Come True" (1940), "Say Si Si" (1935) - uncredited) / (writer: "At the Rodeo" (1940), "Dreaming Dreams That Won't Come True" (1940) - uncredited)
 1940 Gaucho Serenade (lyrics: "Keep Rollin' Lazy Longhorns" - uncredited) / (music: "Headin' for the Wide Open Spaces", "A Song at Sunset", "Keep Rollin' Lazy Longhorns" - uncredited) / (performer: "The Gaucho Serenade" (1939), "Headin' for the Wide Open Spaces", "A Song at Sunset", "The Singing Hills" (1940), "Keep Rollin' Lazy Longhorns" - uncredited)
 1940 Shooting High (lyrics: "Shanty of Dreams" (1940), "Only One Love in a Lifetime" (1940), "Little Old Band of Gold" (1939)) / (music: "Shanty of Dreams" (1940), "Only One Love in a Lifetime" (1940), "Little Old Band of Gold" (1939)) / (performer: "Wanderers" (1937), "Shanty of Dreams" (1940), "Only One Love in a Lifetime" (1940), "Little Old Band of Gold" (1939))
 1940 Rancho Grande ("Alla En El Rancho Grande" (1934), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Dude Ranch Cow Hands" (1938), "There'll Never Be Another Pal Like You" (1940), "I Don't Belong in Your World" (1939) - uncredited) / (music: "Dude Ranch Cow Hands" (1938), "There'll Never Be Another Pal Like You" (1940), "I Don't Belong in Your World" (1939) - uncredited) / (performer: "Alla En El Rancho Grande" (1934), "Whistle" (1940), "Dude Ranch Cow Hands" (1938), "There'll Never Be Another Pal Like You" (1940), "I Don't Belong in Your World" (1939) - uncredited) / (writer: "Whistle" (1940) - uncredited)
 1939 South of the Border ("South of the Border" (1939), "Moon of Manana", uncredited) / (lyrics: "Goodbye Little Darlin' Goodbye" (1939) - uncredited) / (music: "Goodbye Little Darlin' Goodbye" (1939) - uncredited) / (performer: "South of the Border" (1939), "Come to the Fiesta", "Moon of Manana", "Girl of My Dreams" (1928), "Goodbye Little Darlin' Goodbye" (1939), "When the Cactus Blooms Again", "Horse Opry" - uncredited) / (writer: "Moon of Manana", "Merry-Go-Roundup", "When the Cactus Blooms Again" - uncredited)
 1939 Rovin' Tumbleweeds (lyrics: "Paradise in the Moonlight" (1939), "A Girl Like You and a Night Like This" - uncredited) / (music: "Paradise in the Moonlight" (1939), "A Girl Like You and a Night Like This" - uncredited) / (performer: "Away Out Yonder" (1939), "Ole Peaceful River" (1939), "Paradise in the Moonlight" (1939), "Back in the Saddle Again" (1938), "A Girl Like You and a Night Like This" - uncredited) / (writer: "Back in the Saddle Again" (1938) - uncredited)
 1939 In Old Monterey ("It Happened in Monterey" (1930), uncredited) / (performer: "It Happened in Monterey" (1930), "Born in the Saddle" (1939), "My Buddy" (1922), "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" (1934), "Little Pardner" (1939), "Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean" (1843), "The Vacant Chair (We Shall Meet But We Shall Miss Him)" (1861) - uncredited) / (writer: "Born in the Saddle" (1939), "Little Pardner" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Colorado Sunset ("Colorado Sunset" (1939)) / (performer: "On the Merry Old Way Back Home", "Poor Little Dogie" (1939), "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" (1897), "Seven Years with the Wrong Woman" - uncredited) / (writer: "Poor Little Dogie" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Mountain Rhythm ("Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet" (1909), uncredited) / (performer: "Highways Are Happy Ways (When They Lead the Way to Home)", "It Makes No Difference Now" (1938), "It Was Only a Hobo's Dream" (1939), "Old MacDonald Had a Farm", "The Old Grey Mare", "Long, Long Ago" (1883), "Oh, Dem Golden Slippers!" (1879), "Put on Your Old Grey Bonnet" (1909), "Gold Mine in Your Heart" (1939) - uncredited) / (writer: "It Was Only a Hobo's Dream" (1939), "Gold Mine in Your Heart" (1939), "Knights of the Open Road" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Blue Montana Skies (performer: "Rockin' in the Saddle" (1939), "'Neath the Blue Montana Skies" (1939), "The Old Geezer" (1939), "Famous Men of the West", "I Just Want You" (1939) - uncredited) / (writer: "Rockin' in the Saddle" (1939), "'Neath the Blue Montana Skies" (1939), "The Old Geezer" (1939), "Famous Men of the West", "I Just Want You" (1939) - uncredited)
 1939 Mexicali Rose ("Mexicali Rose" (1923), uncredited) / (lyrics: "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" (1939) - uncredited) / (music: "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" (1939) - uncredited) / (performer: "Mexicali Rose" (1923), "Robin Hood", "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" (1939), "Alla En El Rancho Grande" (1934) - uncredited)
 1939 Home on the Prairie (lyrics: "I'm Gonna Round Up My Blues" (1939) - uncredited) / (music: "I'm Gonna Round Up My Blues" (1939) - uncredited) / (performer: "I'm Gonna Round Up My Blues" (1939), "Moonlight On The Ranchhouse", "Big Bull Frog" - uncredited)
 1938 Western Jamboree (lyrics: "Old November Moon" (1938), "I Love the Morning", "Paradise in the Moonlight" (1938) - uncredited) / (music: "Old November Moon" (1938), "I Love the Morning", "Paradise in the Moonlight" (1938) - uncredited) / (performer: "The Cowboy's Dream (Roll On, Little Dogies, Roll On)", "Cielito Lindo", "Old November Moon" (1938), "I Love the Morning", "When the Bloom Is on the Sage (Round Up Time in Texas)" (1930) - uncredited) / (writer: "Balloon Song" - uncredited)
 1938 Rhythm of the Saddle (lyrics: "Merry Go Roundup" (1938), "The Old Trail" (1938) - uncredited) / (music: "Merry Go Roundup" (1938), "The Old Trail" (1938) - uncredited) / (performer: "Merry Go Roundup" (1938), "Oh! Ladies" (1938), "When Mother Nature Sings Her Lullaby" (1938), "The Old Trail" (1938), "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" (1910) - uncredited) / (writer: "Oh! Ladies" (1938) - uncredited)
 1938 Prairie Moon ("The West, a Nest, and You" (1922), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Rhythm of the Hoofbeats" (1938) - uncredited) / (music: "Rhythm of the Hoofbeats" (1938) - uncredited) / (performer: "Rhythm of the Hoofbeats" (1938), "The Girl in the Middle of My Heart" (1938), "In the Jailhouse Now" (1928), "The West, a Nest, and You" (1922) - uncredited)
 1938 Man from Music Mountain ("Love, Burning Love", uncredited) / (lyrics: "I'm Beginning to Care" (1938) - uncredited) / (music: "I'm Beginning to Care" (1938) - uncredited) / (performer: "There's a Little Deserted Town on the Prairie", "The Man From Music Mountain", "I'm Beginning to Care" (1938), "Good Bye, Pinto" - uncredited) / (writer: "There's a Little Deserted Town on the Prairie", "Love, Burning Love", "Good Bye, Pinto" - uncredited)
 1938 Gold Mine in the Sky (performer: "There's A Gold Mine in the Sky" (1937), "Hummin' When We're Comin' Round the Bend" (uncredited), "Dude Ranch Cowhands" (1938), "I'd Love to Call You My Sweetheart" (1926) (uncredited), "Hike Yaa Move Along" (uncredited), "As Long as I Have My Horse" (1938)) / (writer: "Dude Ranch Cowhands" (1938), "As Long as I Have My Horse" (1938))
 1938 Under Western Stars (writer: "Listen to the Rhythm of the Range")
 1938 The Old Barn Dance ("At the Old Barn Dance" (1938), uncredited) / (lyrics: "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" (1938) - uncredited) / (music: "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" (1938) - uncredited) / (performer: "Ten Little Miles" (1938), "Rocky Mountain Rose", "At the Old Barn Dance" (1938), "Roamin' Around the Range", "Old Chisholm Trail (Come a Ti Yi Yippee Yippee Yay)" - uncredited)
 1937 Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (performer: "It's Round Up Time in Reno" - uncredited) / (writer: "It's Round Up Time in Reno" - uncredited)
 1937 Springtime in the Rockies ("When It's Springtime in the Rockies", uncredited) / (lyrics: "Give Me a Pony and an Open Prairie" (1937) - uncredited) / (music: "Give Me a Pony and an Open Prairie" (1937) - uncredited) / (performer: "When It's Springtime in the Rockies", "Give Me a Pony and an Open Prairie" (1937), "The Moon is Ridin'", "There'll Be a Hayridin' Wedding in June", "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" - uncredited) / (writer: "There'll Be a Hayridin' Wedding in June", "Down in the Land of Zulu", "You're the Only Star in My Blue Heaven" - uncredited)
 1937 Boots and Saddles ("Take Me Back To My Boots and Saddle" (1935), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Ridin' the Range" (1937) - uncredited) / (music: "Ridin' the Range" (1937) - uncredited) / (performer: "Take Me Back To My Boots and Saddle" (1935), "Ridin' the Range" (1937), "The One Rose (That's Left in My Heart)", "Why did I Get Married" - uncredited)
 1937 Western Gold (writer: "Echoes of the Trail")
 1937 Public Cowboy No. 1 (performer: "Wanderers" (1937), "The West Ain't What It Used to Be" (1937), "I Picked Up the Trail When I Found You" (1937), "Old Buck-A-Roo" (1937) - uncredited)
 1937 Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge (lyrics: "Sing Me a Song of the Saddle" (1937) - uncredited) / (music: "Sing Me a Song of the Saddle" (1937) - uncredited) / (performer: "Sing Me a Song of the Saddle" (1937), "Hittin' the Trail", "The Millhouse Wild West Show", "Back in Santa Fe" - uncredited)
 1937 Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm ("Mexicali Rose" (1923), uncredited) / (lyrics: "I Hate to Say Goodbye to the Prairie" (1937), "The Dying Cowgirl" (1937) - uncredited) / (music: "I Hate to Say Goodbye to the Prairie" (1937), "The Dying Cowgirl" (1937) - uncredited) / (performer: "The Old Home Place" (1937), "I Hate to Say Goodbye to the Prairie" (1937), "Mexicali Rose" (1923) - uncredited)
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies ("Stock Selling Song (We're the Boys From the Circle A)", uncredited) / (performer: "Git Along Little Dogie", "Chinatown My Chinatown" (1906), "If You Want to Be a Cowboy" (1937), "In the Valley Where the Sun Goes Down", "Happy Days Are Here Again" (1929) - uncredited)
 1937 Round-Up Time in Texas ("When the Bloom Is on the Sage" (1930), uncredited) / (performer: "When the Bloom Is on the Sage" (1930), "Old Chisholm Trail (Come a Ti Yi Yippee Yippee Yay)", "Uncle Noah's Ark" (1937), "Prairie Rose" (1937), "Moon of Desire", "Caveman" - uncredited) / (writer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" (1937) - uncredited)
 1936 The Old Corral ("The Old Corral", uncredited) / (performer: "The Old Corral", "In the Heart of the West", "Money Ain't No Use Anyway", "So Long Old Pinto" - uncredited) / (writer: "Money Ain't No Use Anyway" - uncredited)
 1936 The Big Show (performer: "The Martins and the Coys" (1936), "Mad About You" (1936), "Wild and Wooly West", "Nobody's Darlin' But Mine" (1935), "Ole Faithful" (1934) - uncredited)
 1936 Ride, Ranger, Ride (performer: "Ride Ranger Ride" (1936), "On the Sunset Trail" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 The Three Mesquiteers (writer: "Wagon Team" - uncredited)
 1936 Oh, Susanna! ("Water Wheel", uncredited) / (performer: "Oh! Susanna" (1848), "Dear Old Western Skies" (1936), "Honeymoon Trail", "Water Wheel" - uncredited) / (writer: "Dear Old Western Skies" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Guns and Guitars (lyrics: "Ridin' All Day" (1936), "Guns and Guitars" (1936) - uncredited) / (music: "Ridin' All Day" (1936), "Guns and Guitars" (1936) - uncredited) / (performer: "Ridin' All Day" (1936), "The Cowboy Medicine Show" (1935), "Guns and Guitars" (1936), "Dreamy Valley" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Cowboy Medicine Show" (1935) - uncredited)
 1936 The Singing Cowboy ("Rainbow Trail" (1936), uncredited) / (lyrics: "There's an Empty Cot in the Bunkhouse Tonight", "My Old Saddle Pal" (1936), "I'll Be Thinking of You, Little Gal" - uncredited) / (music: "There's an Empty Cot in the Bunkhouse Tonight", "My Old Saddle Pal" (1936), "I'll Be Thinking of You, Little Gal" - uncredited) / (performer: "There's an Empty Cot in the Bunkhouse Tonight", "Ya Hoo", "True Blue Bill", "Rainbow Trail" (1936), "Down in Slumberland", "My Old Saddle Pal" (1936), "I'll Be Thinking of You, Little Gal" - uncredited) / (writer: "True Blue Bill" - uncredited)
 1936 Comin' 'Round the Mountain ("She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain", uncredited) / (performer: "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain", "Chiquita" (1936), "When the Campfire Is Low on the Prairie" (1936) - uncredited)
 1936 Red River Valley ("Red River Valley" (1936), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Yodeling Cowboy" (1936) - uncredited) / (music: "Yodeling Cowboy" (1936) - uncredited) / (performer: "Red River Valley" (1936), "Yodeling Cowboy" (1936) - uncredited) / (writer: "Fetch Me Down My Trusty '45" (1936) - uncredited)
 1935 The Singing Vagabond ("Honeymoon Trail" (1935), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Wagon Train" (1935) - uncredited) / (music: "Wagon Train" (1935) - uncredited) / (performer: "Singing Vagabonds" (1935), "Honeymoon Trail" (1935), "Friends Of The Prairie, Farewell" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Sagebrush Troubadour ("On the Prairie" (1935), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Way Out West in Texas" (1935), "End of the Trail" (1935), "I'd Love a Home in the Mountains" (1935), "When the Moon Shines (on the Mississippi Valley)" (1934) - uncredited) / (music: "Way Out West in Texas" (1935), "End of the Trail" (1935), "I'd Love a Home in the Mountains" (1935), "When the Moon Shines (on the Mississippi Valley)" (1934) - uncredited) / (performer: "Way Out West in Texas" (1935), "On the Prairie" (1935), "End of the Trail" (1935), "I'd Love a Home in the Mountains" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Melody Trail (lyrics: "Hold On Little Dogies Hold On" (1935), "Way Down on Bottom" (1935), "A Lone Cowboy on the Lone Prairie" (1935), "Western Lullaby" (1935), "My Neighbor Hates Music" (1935), "Where Will the Wedding Supper Be?" (1935) - uncredited) / (music: "Hold On Little Dogies Hold On" (1935), "Way Down on Bottom" (1935), "A Lone Cowboy on the Lone Prairie" (1935), "Western Lullaby" (1935), "My Neighbor Hates Music" (1935), "Where Will the Wedding Supper Be?" (1935) - uncredited) / (performer: "Hold On Little Dogies Hold On" (1935), "On the Melody Trail" (1935), "A Lone Cowboy on the Lone Prairie" (1935), "Western Lullaby" (1935), "Where Will the Wedding Supper Be?" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 Tumbling Tumbleweeds ("Tumbling Tumbleweeds" (1934), uncredited) / (lyrics: "Yodel Your Troubles Away" (1935), "Corn-fed and Rusty" (1935), "Riding Down the Canyon" (1935), "That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine" (1935) - uncredited) / (music: "Yodel Your Troubles Away" (1935), "Corn-fed and Rusty" (1935), "Riding Down the Canyon" (1935), "That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine" (1935) - uncredited) / (performer: "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" (1934), "Yodel Your Troubles Away" (1935), "Riding Down the Canyon" (1935), "That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine" (1935) - uncredited) / (writer: "The Cowboy Medicine Show" (1935) - uncredited)
 1935 The Phantom Empire (lyrics: "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine") / (music: "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine") / (performer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" (uncredited), "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine") / (writer: "Uncle Noah's Ark" - uncredited)
 1934 In Old Santa Fe (lyrics: "Mama Don't Like Music Played in Here") / (music: "Mama Don't Like Music Played in Here") / (performer: "Down In Old Santa Fe", "Wyoming Waltz")
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Single: "Peter Cottontail" (#5 on pop charts). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gene Autry-Cowboy Idol of the Air | Bob Clayton | Johnny Dodds

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in a conversation with director Frank McDonald about his career] I'm not a good actor, a good rider or a particularly good singer, but they seem to like what I do, so I'll keep on doing it as long as they want. See more »

Trivia:

In 1992 he was said to be worth $320 million. See more »

Trademark:

Song: "Back in the Saddle Again", horse: Champion

Nickname:

The Singing Cowboy

Star Sign:

Libra

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