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Be Honest With Me
from Ridin' on a Rainbow (1941)

Singing Cowboy Gene Autry sings his Oscar nominated song "Be Honest With Me" from his movie Ridin' on a Rainbow from Republic Pictures 1941.


This performance by Gene Autry of "Be Honest With Me" was nominated for the Academy Award for best song of 1941. Here is the full list of Music Nominations for 1941:

  • "Baby Mine" from Dumbo
  • "Be Honest With Me" from Ridin' on a Rainbow
  • "Blues in the Night" from Blues in the Night
  • "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B" from Buck Privates
  • "Chattanaooga Choo Choo" from Sun Valley Serenade
  • "Dolores" from Las Vegas Nights
  • "The Last Time I Saw Paris" from Lady Be Good (Oscar Winner)
  • "Out of the Silence" from All American Co-Ed
  • "Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye" from you'll Never Get Rich

Composed by Gene Autry and Fred Rose

© Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation
© 1941 Gene Autry Western Music Publishing Co. / Sony ATV Milene

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