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Bob Nolan (1908–1980)


American singer-songwriter who appeared in a number of low-budget Westerns, but was most renowned as the leader of the singing group, The Sons of the Pioneers. The son of an Army officer, Nolan attended the University of Arizona after his father retired to that state. He studied music and poetry in college, then drifted around the country writing ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Big Lebowski Soundtrack
(1998)
The Lone Ranger Soundtrack
(2013)
City Slickers Soundtrack
(1991)

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 1948 Nighttime in Nevada
Cowhand, Singer
 1948 Eyes of Texas
Bob
 1948 Melody Time
Bob Nolan
 1948 Pecos Bill (Short)
Bob Nolan (as Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers)
 1948 The Gay Ranchero
Bob
 1947 On the Old Spanish Trail
Bob Nolan
 1947 Springtime in the Sierras
Bob Nolan
 1947 Bells of San Angelo
Bob
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
Bob Nolan
 1947 Apache Rose
Bob Nolan
 1946 Heldorado
Bob Nolan
 1946 Home in Oklahoma
Bob - Leader Sons of the Pioneers
 1946 Roll on Texas Moon
Bob
 1946 Under Nevada Skies
Bob
 1946 My Pal Trigger
Bob Nolan
 1946 Rainbow Over Texas
Bob Nolan
 1946 Home on the Range
Bob
 1946 Ding Dong Williams
Bob - Sons of the Pioneers Leader
 1946 Song of Arizona
Singer - Sons of the Pioneers
 1945 Don't Fence Me in
Bob
 1945 Sunset in El Dorado
Bob - Leader Sons of the Pioneers
 1945/I Along the Navajo Trail
Bob Nolan - Leader Sons of the Pioneers
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
Singer - Sons of the Pioneers Leader
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Bob Nolan
 1945 Utah
Bob
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
Bob Nolan (uncredited)
 1944 Lights of Old Santa Fe
Bob - Leader Sons of the Pioneers
 1944 San Fernando Valley
Bob
 1944 Song of Nevada
Bob
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Singer (as Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers)
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Bob - Sons of the Pioneers
 1944 Hands Across the Border
Bob Nolan
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Bob Nolan
 1943 Silver Spurs
Bob, Leader of the Sons of the Pioneers
 1943 Song of Texas
Bob Nolan
 1943 King of the Cowboys
Bob Nolan
 1943 Idaho
Singer - Member Sons of the Pioneers
 1942 Ridin' Down the Canyon
Bob Nolan - Leader Sons of the Pioneers)
 1942 Heart of the Golden West
Bob Nolan
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Bob Nolan
 1942 Call of the Canyon
Bob Nolan- Guitar Player - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers
Bob Nolan (as Sons of the pioneers)
 1942 Romance on the Range
Bob Nolan
 1942 Sunset on the Desert
Bob Nolan (uncredited)
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Bob - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1942 Man from Cheyenne
Bob Nolan (uncredited)
 1941 Red River Valley
Bob Nolan (uncredited)
 1941 The Pinto Kid
Bob
 1940 Thundering Frontier
Bob Nolan
 1940 West of Abilene
Bob
 1940 The Durango Kid
Bob
 1940 Texas Stagecoach
Bob Harper
 1940 Blazing Six Shooters
Bob Nolan
 1939 Two-Fisted Rangers
Ranch Foreman Bob (Sons of the Pioneers)
 1939 The Stranger from Texas
Deputy Bob
 1939 Outpost of the Mounties
Mountie Bob
 1939 Western Caravans
Bob
 1939 North of the Yukon
RCMP Const. Bob Cameron
 1939 Texas Stampede
Bob (Sons of the Pioneers Leader)
 1939 Community Sing: Songs of the West (Short)
Bob Nolan - Member Sons of the Pioneers
 1939 The Thundering West
Bob (Sons of the Pioneers)
 1938 Rio Grande
Bob Stevens
 1938 A Feud There Was (Short) (singing voice, uncredited)
 1938 The Colorado Trail
Bob Nolan
 1938 South of Arizona
Bob - Travers Cowhand
 1938 West of Cheyenne
Foreman Bob Nolan
 1938 Law of the Plains
Band Member Bob
 1938 Call of the Rockies
Bob, Band Member
 1938 Cattle Raiders
Bob - Member Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Singer (uncredited)
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
Ranger Bob Nolan (uncredited)
 1937 The Old Wyoming Trail
Singing Cowhand (uncredited)
 1936 The Old Corral
O'Keefe Brother (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Show
Sons of the Pioneers Bassist (uncredited)
 1936 California Mail
Bass Player (uncredited)
 1936 Rhythm on the Range
Bob - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1936 Song of the Saddle
Singer - Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
 1936 The Mysterious Avenger
Musician Bob (as Sons of the Pioneers)
 1935 Gallant Defender
Singing Nester (uncredited)
 1935 Way Up Thar (Short)
Band Member
 1935 The Old Homestead
Bob - Member of Sons of the Pioneers
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Member of Sons of the Pioneers (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Bob Nolan and The Sons of the Pioneers | Sons of the Pioneers | Sons of the pioneers

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Clara Estelle Brown  (his death) | See more »
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Trivia:

The 'Sons of the Pioneers, were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for Recording, at 6843 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California. See more »

Nickname:

The Stephen Foster of the West See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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