Medley: "Montana Plains," "Home Corral," "When It's Chilly Down in Chile," "Call of the Canyon"
from Call of the Canyon (1942)
Kit Carson (Ruth Terry) finally gets her Harmony Ranch radio show and kicks it off with a big song and dance number by the whole gang in Gene Autry's Republic Pictures film Call of the Canyon (1942). The finally medley includes "Montana Plains" sung by all the cowboys and cowgirls; "Home Corral" by Sons of the Pioneers; "When It's Chilly Down In Chile" by Ruth Terry, and "Call of the Canyon" by Gene Autry. There's also fun cowboy and cowgirl Jitterbug dancing and some "scoot-boot" scatting by Smiley Burnette.
Sons of the Pioneers are in three Gene Autry films The Big Show (1936), The Old Corral (1936) and Call of the Canyon (1942). Roy Rogers – the singing cowboy most associated with Sons of the Pioneers – is part of the singing group in the 1936 films but not in Call of the Canyon.
Written by Patsy Montana
Published by Peer International
Written Bob Nolan
Published by American Music
"When It's Chilly Down in Chile"
Written by Jule Styne and Sol Meyer
Published by Mills Music
"Call of the Canyon"
Composed by Billy Hill
Published by Shapiro Bernstein
© Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation
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