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According to a 1948 Life magazine article, "if [Gene's records] were all shipped to one place, [they] would make up a freight train solid with Western songs and be more than a mile long."

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I Wish My Mom Would Marry Santa Claus
Gene Autry's Melody Ranch Radio Show
(December 13, 1953)

Gene Autry is joined by the Cass County Boys, the Gene Autry Blue Jeans, and Carl Cotner's Melody Ranch Hard-Way-Six featuring Alvino Rey on the debut radio performance of "I Wish My Mom Would Marry Santa Claus" from the December 13, 1953 broadcast of his popular Melody Ranch show.

Written by Gene Autry and Michael Carr

© Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation
© 1953 Gene Autry's Western Music Publishing Co.

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