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Western stars rode musical trails to CMA Hall of Fame

...Franklin Slye was born in Cincinnati, but he would become known through his radio and TV programs and movies as The King of The Cowboys. He worked as a fruit picker, drove a gravel truck and sang with several bands before helping form the Pioneer...
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Entertainment Briefs with 10,000 cigarette lighters or ball point pens?" he said. Rogers, known to Western movie fans as the "King of the Cowboys," died in 1998 at 86. Evans, who wrote the couple's theme song, "Happy Trails to You," died in 2001...
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A look at the 20th century: 1998

...the nation's three-pronged approach to disposing of its 55 tons of excess plutonium. July 6: Roy Rogers, the "King of the Cowboys," dies in his desert home near Victorville, Calif., of congestive heart failure. From 1943-54, he had...
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Roy Rogers dead at 86

Roy Rogers, the "King of the Cowboys" who sang, smiled and occasionally shot his way into the hearts of multitudes of Little Buckaroos, died Monday. He was 86...
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Roy Rogers

...up watching Roy Rogers in the movies or on television each Saturday, he was the quintessential Western hero. The King of the Cowboys died Monday at 86. In 87 musical westerns for Republic Pictures and 101 television segments, Rogers wore a white...
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