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Fun Autry Fact:

When he was a young man, Gene received an offer from a professional baseball team to become a player. Gene turned down the offer because it would have meant a fifty-dollar-a-month pay cut from his telegrapher's job.


Watch a Gene Autry Video Clip

Fetch Me Down My Trusty Forty-Five
from Winning of the West (1953)

Gene Autry and his pal Smiley Burnette sing-a-long with a gramophone recording of the song "Fetch Me Down My Trusty Forty-Five" from the Columbia Pictures 1953 film Winning of the West. Smiley also plays a variety of interesting instruments during this performance.

Written by Smiley Burnette
Published by M. M. Cole

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