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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

If It Wasn't for the Rain
from On Top of Old Smoky (1953)

Gene Autry serenades an unhappy Gail Davis with "If It Wasn't for the Rain" during a rainstorm. The Cass County Boys provide musical back up while simultaneously escaping from jail under the "musical direction" of Smiley Burnette. From the 1953 Columbia Pictures movie On Top of Old Smoky.

Written by Gene Autry, Fred Rose, and Ed G. Nelson

© 1939 Gene Autry's Western Music Publishing and Sony ATV Music

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