Cites Gene Autry's 'Cowboy Code'

I want to commend Bill Kirby for his column on Gene Autry. I have followed Gene Autry since I was four years old and his piece on Gene...Code. Your readers may be interested in the "Gene Autry Cowboy Code": 1. The Cowboy must never shoot...

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Singing cowboy, Gene Autry, dies at 91

...For all the millions he amassed in his later life, Gene Autry never lost the down-home Texas attitudes that made...Cassidy Westerns had flooded early television. "The Gene Autry Show" lasted from 1950 to 1956. He also produced...

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Autry was the last of his kind

...autobiography Back in the Saddle Again, Gene Autry told what he called one of his favorite...movie Western: "Don't mess with Gene Autry." I know exactly what he meant...big deal? To answer the question, Gene Autry was first and foremost one of the...

Angels' 41-year history mostly dark

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Gene Autry worried about the supposed curse of the ancient Indian burial ground...Angels. The remaining interest in the franchise went to Disney when Gene Autry died four years ago, at 91. Disney remodeled the stadium and just...

Rogers sang about Western life

...riding a horse or sleeping under a prairie moon. "He and Gene Autry WERE the cowboy sound. They were on the side of angels...music. "There was Jimmie Rodgers, and then there were Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. They were the three guys who started...

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Roy Rogers sang Christmas songs too

...Christmas Songs, and the distinguished Clyde Lester, horticulturus emeritus for much of our region, quickly voted for Gene Autry's Frosty the Snowman.As most of you know, Clyde is not only an expert on plants but also an expert on singing cowboys...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Head straight to library, ?'Straight Arrow' radio fans

...Western TV shows of the 1950s and 1960s evolved from being dramatic radio programs, including Gunsmoke, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, The Lone Ranger, Sky King, Hopalong Cassidy and Death Valley Days.Unfortunately, another Western radio program...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Newman changed way we listen to Cajun, bluegrass

...bluegrass and Cajun music are so big."Early musical influences for Newman were Jimmie Rogers, the Carter Family and Gene Autry.By the late 1940s, Newman was recording for an independent label owned by J.D. Miller. Dot Records signed Newman...

Augusta bluegrass musician, mentor, Ed Hurt, remembered

...military in Hawaii sent him a Hawaiian ukulele.His father, seeing his son's serious musical interest, got him a Gene Autry guitar. That led him also to becoming focused on his primary life instruments the guitar and fiddle.Hurt loved playing...

Former Phillies and Angels manager, All-Star and Braves executive Jim Fregosi dies at 71

...with the Angels.The Angels, who retired Fregosi's number in 1988, said he was a personal favorite of former owner Gene Autry."Jim's induction into the Angels Hall of Fame and the retiring of his uniform No. 11 were among the prouder moments...