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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.

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Ole Peaceful River
from Rovin' Tumbleweeds (1939)


At a refugee camp for victims of a recent flood, Gene Autry along with Pals of the Golden West sing "Ole Peaceful River" from his 1939 Republic Pictures film Rovin' Tumbelweeds. That's actress Mary Carlisle as radio reporter Mary Ford.

Written by Johnny Marvin

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© 1939 Gene Autry's Western Music Publishing

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