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America's Favorite Singing Cowboy

Known as America's Favorite Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry's career spanned some 70 years in the entertainment industry. He became famous in radio, records, film, television, and live tour performances including rodeo. From the late 1920s through the early 1950s, Gene Autry recorded and wrote hundreds of songs; he was the most successful singing cowboy, appearing in 93 movies and starring in 91 television productions. Gene Autry was ranked among the most celebrated film stars, and for years was considered to be the most popular Western film actor. In his later years, Gene Autry owned a television and radio station on the West Coast and was the original owner of the Angels Major League Baseball team.

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Gene Autry Activities and Events
Updated July 15, 2019

Mark your calendar and make plans to attend these upcoming Gene Autry events.

Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week
Posted July 15, 2019

This Saturday, July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing and we at Gene Autry Entertainment think that's something to sing about! Gene Autry sang many songs about moonlight and the moon, and we've created a special playlist of a dozen of these mostly romantic numbers. The Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week is the "Songs About the Moon" playlist and we think it's an out-of-this-world way to celebrate NASA and America's stellar achievement!

Visit the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel for more fun Gene Autry musical clips from his radio, movie, and television career. Be sure to subscribe so you'll receive updates whenever Gene Autry Entertainment uploads new videos! Read More

Autry Museum Members' Summer Picnic
Posted June 19, 2019

Many Gene Autry fans are also members of the Autry Museum of the American West. The museum's membership has many benefits including the annual Members' Summer Picnic. Join us at the Autry on Saturday, July 20th for a fun-filled evening with live music, beer tasting, petting zoo, lawn games, exclusive after-hours access to the museum and more! Join Special Guest Host Karla Buhlman, President of Gene Autry Entertainment for an evening with family and friends.

For details read more here

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Autry Museum Ken Burns Documentary Screening "Country Music"
Posted June 19, 2019

Dust off your denim for a night of Americana on the Autry lawn with singer-songwriter Austin McCutchen and an exclusive sneak preview of Ken Burns' upcoming documentary, Country Music. You will even hear from the director himself during a discussion on this quintessentially American art form. The event will include activities, a live performance by country singer-songwriter Austin McCutchen, a dog Western-wear costume contest, and a panel discussion with Burns moderated by Times columnist Patt Morrison. Bring a picnic or enjoy a variety of food truck fare!

The documentary, written by Dayton Duncan, chronicles country music's early days, from Southern Appalachia's songs of struggle, heartbreak and faith to the rollicking Western swing of Texas, California's honky-tonks and Nashville's "Grand Ole Opry." Including footage of Autry Museum founder Gene Autry, the film follows the evolution of country music over the course of the 20th century as it eventually emerges to become "America's music."

For details read more here.

The Circle is Unbroken: Legacy To Release The Soundtrack to Ken Burns' "Country Music" in Box Set, Other Editions
Posted June 19, 2019

With a Ken Burns documentary about Country Music, you know that there will be a companion soundtrack released as well. And yes, Gene Autry has a song on this release!

For details read more here.

Ken Burns' Documentary "Country Music" on PBS This Fall
Updated May 24, 2019

We're excited to share the PBS debut date for the new Ken Burns' film "Country Music." Mark your calendars for Sunday, September 15 at 8/7c. Hundreds of artists, including Gene Autry, will be part of this 8-part film. From heartbreak to honky-tonk, hear the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a true American art form. Here is the broadcast schedule for each episode:

For the latest news articles, information and trailers on "Country Music" visit our special page here.

Warner Chappell Music Acquires
Gene Autry Music Group

Posted May 30, 2019

Warner Chappell Music today announced the acquisition of the four publishing companies comprising the Gene Autry Music Group. Together, these catalogues contain more than 1,500 songs. Included are timeless classics such as Autry's signature song, "Back In The Saddle Again," and the holiday favorite, "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)," as well as the iconic classics "Just Walkin' In The Rain" and "You Belong To Me." In addition, Warner Chappell will be administering many of the Autry estate's master recordings to facilitate one-stop synchronization licensing.

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Always Your Pal: Gene Autry and His Fans at the Autry Museum
Updated May 24, 2019

The Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles, California debuted a special case earlier this year titled Always Your Pal: Gene Autry and His Fans. This new case features fan-created artworks and media, illustrating the many imprints that fans put on their hero. Gene Autry's face and name appear carefully crafted in leather, denim, mahogany, and even on sandpaper.

For Autry Museum information on this special case visit their website here.

View photos of the installation of the Always Your Pal: Gene Autry and His Fans case on our website here.

New YouTube Series from Gene Autry Entertainment "Presenting.....Gene Autry"
Posted March 4, 2019

The second episode of the new Gene Autry Entertainment series "Presenting.....Gene Autry" is now on the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel. Ever wonder what inspired Gene to write the Christmas classic "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)"? Watch "Presenting.....Gene Autry" Episode 2, "Christmas Songs" and learn first hand from Gene how this Christmas classic came to be plus he talks about his other big holiday hit, "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer."

The "Presenting.....Gene Autry" series is exclusively on the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel. Created from the conversations between Gene Autry and his sidekick pal Pat Buttram from the 1980s The Nashville Network television series "Melody Ranch Theater," each episode covers a specific topic of Gene Autry's life and career. Read more on the series here.

Be sure to subscribe to the Gene Autry Official YouTube Channel so you'll receive updates whenever Gene Autry Entertainment uploads new episodes of "Presenting.....Gene Autry." Read More

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Intellectual Properties

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