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Riders in the Sky


From 1977 into the 1990s the western music group performed as a trio, consisting of lead singer/guitarist/yodeler Ranger Doug (played by Douglas B. Green), singer/fiddler/trick roper Woody Paul (played by Paul Chrisman), and singer/bassist Too Slim (played by Fred LaBour). In the 1990s the group added accordionist Joey the Cowpolka King (played by... See more trivia »

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Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
 2008-2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Riders in the Sky, Johnny Western and Andy Hogan (2013) ... (performer: "Saddle Up", "Home in San Antone", "The Mystery of His Way", "Have Gun, Will Travel (The Ballad of Palladin)" - uncredited)
- Riders in the Sky (2012) ... (performer: "The Land Beyond the Sun", "I've Cooked Everything")
- Riders in the Sky (2010) ... (performer: "Press Along to the Big Corral", "The Happy Rovin' Cowboy", "Lord, You Made the Cowboy Happy", "East Tennessee Blues")
- Riders in the Sky (2008) ... (performer: "Wah-Hoo", "Buck's Polka")
 2004 The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Baby It's Cold Outside (2004) ... (performer: "Jingle Jangle Jingle" - uncredited)
 2003 Duck Dodgers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- They Stole Dodgers' Brain/The Wrath of Canasta (2003) ... (performer: "Dodgers, Duck Dodgers" - uncredited)
 2001 Timber Wolf (Video) (performer: Theme song) / (writer: Theme song)
 2000 For the Birds (Short) (writer: "Big High Wire Hop")
 1999 Toy Story 2 (performer: "Woody's Roundup")
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 2003 Duck Dodgers (TV Series)
Band in Saloon
- They Stole Dodgers' Brain/The Wrath of Canasta (2003) ... Band in Saloon (singing voice, uncredited)
 1985 Wild Horses (TV Movie)
 1985 Sweet Dreams
Hide Hide Show Show Music department (1 credit)
 2006 Training Mules and Donkeys (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (5 credits)
 2015 Music City USA (Documentary)
 2008-2013 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series)
Themselves - Special Guests
- Riders in the Sky, Johnny Western and Andy Hogan (2013) ... Themselves - Special Guests
- Riders in the Sky (2012) ... Themselves - Special Guests
- Riders in the Sky (2010) ... Themselves - Special Guests
- Riders in the Sky (2008) ... Themselves - Special Guests
 1996 America's Music: The Roots of Country (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Themselves (1996)
 1989 Hee Haw (TV Series)
- Episode #21.5 (1989) ... Themselves
 1983 Tumbleweed Theater (TV Series)
Themselves / Various Characters

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The group is usually introduced to the audience as "Ranger Doug, the Idol of American Youth", "Woody Paul, the King of the Cowboy Fiddlers", "Too Slim, the Man of a Thousand Hats" and "Joey, the Cowpolka King". See more »

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