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In 1940, and probably for several years before and after, the Gene Autry cap pistol was the main industry in Kenton, Ohio, a town of then 7,000.

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That's How Donkeys Were Born
from Gold Mine in the Sky (1938)

Smiley Burnette and J.L. Frank's Golden West Cowboys sing the humorous song "That's How Donkeys Were Born" from the Gene Autry Republic Pictures movie Gold Mine in the Sky (1938).


Written by Smiley Burnette and Eddie Cherkose

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