He was one of the last of the "singing cowboys." After his acting career ended he began to work for Walt Disney Productions, where he narrated many episodes of the Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color
(1954) TV series. He has also recorded several western albums.
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You strap two guns on, they're heavy, and it's like wearin' a girdle. And then they say, "Run, jump on that horse, go do so-and-so and so-and-so", and you got all that gear and it's in your way, and I was happy to go with just one gun, just so you could get off and on a horse.
He was the original voice of the "father" character in Walt Disney
's "Carousel of Progress" attraction at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.