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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

The Old Lamplighter
from Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947)

Gene Autry serenades Elena Del Rio (played by actress Adele Mara) with the romantic number "The Old Lamplighter" from the 1947 Republic Pictures film Twilight on the Rio Grande.

Written by Charles Tobias and Nat Simon
Published by by Shapiro Bernstein

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