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Here Comes Santa Claus
60th Anniversary

Updated September 29, 2014

"Here Comes Santa Claus" 60th Anniversary     Gene Autry and Champion

Gene Autry Entertainment celebrated the Gene Autry Centennial in 2007 and we also saluted the 60th anniversary of Gene Autry's classic Christmas song Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane). Inspired by the Hollywood Santa Claus Lane Parade, the song became a million seller for Gene Autry and his recording remains popular today. You'll find information, photos, and Gene singing Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) in this special section.

Here Comes Santa Claus

Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
Song Information

Updated July 31, 2014

Read how Gene Autry wrote and first recorded Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane). You'll also find the song's publisher information, lyrics and a list of who else has recorded Gene’s classic Christmas song. Read

Gene Autry and Johnny Grant

Gene Autry and the Hollywood Christmas Parade
Posted November 12, 2007

Read comments by the Honorary Mayor of Hollywood, Johnny Grant, about his friend Gene Autry and the Hollywood Christmas Parade. Plus you'll find information on Gene Autry and the parade. Read

The Cowboy and the Indians

Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) Video Clip from The Cowboy and the Indians
Updated February 18, 2008

Gene performs the song Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) in the 1949 film The Cowboy and the Indians. Watch

Gene Autry Christmas CDs

Gene Autry Christmas CDs, LPs and Sheet Music
Updated September 29, 2014

Gene Autry's recording of Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) is available on several CDs. Read

For more on Gene Autry and Christmas, visit Gene's Cowboy Christmas section here.