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Gene Autry with the Legendary Singing Groups of the West

Released: 09/30/1997
Label: Varèse Sarabande Records

There was always a reason to sing in a Gene Autry movie, and what better reason than to sing with your friends? With The Legendary Singing Groups Of The West includes Gene Autry making music with some of the very best Western groups, including The Sons of the Pioneers, The Jimmy Wakely Trio, The Beverly Hill Billies, and, of course, the Cass County Boys. Movie stills and informative liner notes by Jon Guyot Smith round out this collection of heavenly harmonies.

Track Listing

  1. Silent Trails (2:40)
    (Vern Spencer)
    The Sons of The Pioneers
    From The Old Corral, Republic Pictures
    Released 12/21/1936
    Musical Supervisor Harry Grey
  2. Wild and Wooley West (2:58)
    (Sam Stept/Ted Koehler)
    Gene Autry with Smiley Burnette, Sally Payne, Max Terhune and The Sons of The Pioneers
    From The Big Show, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/16/1936
    Musical Supervisor Harry Grey
  3. Yours (2:01)
    (Gonzalo Roig/Jack Sherr)
    Gene Autry with Cass County Boys
    From Sioux City Sue, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/21/1946
    Musical Director Morton Scott
  4. That's My Home (1:46)
    (Sid Robin)
    Gene Autry with Cass County Boys
    From Trail to San Antone, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/25/1947
    Musical Director Morton Scott
  5. Rancho Pillow (1:41)
    (Allie Wrubel/Charles Newman)
    Gene Autry with The Jimmy Wakely Trio
    From Heart of the Rio Grande, Republic Pictures
    Released 03/11/1942
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  6. The Martins And The Coys (3:13)
    (Ted Weems/Alan Cameron)
    Gene Autry with The Beverly Hill Billies and Smiley Burnette
    From The Big Show, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/16/1936
    Musical Supervisor Harry Grey
  7. Old Pinto (2:11)
    (Curtis Massey)
    Gene Autry with The Sons of The Pioneers
    From The Old Corral, Republic Pictures
    Released 12/21/1936
    Musical Supervisor Harry Grey
  8. The Cowboy (2:02)
    (Traditional)
    Cass County Boys
    From Trail to San Antone, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/25/1947
    Musical Director Morton Scott
  9. The Dude Ranch Cowhands (2:51)
    (Gene Autry/Johnny Marvin/Fred Rose)
    Gene Autry with J. L. Frank's Golden West Cowboys
    and The Stafford Sisters
    From Gold Mine in the Sky, Republic Pictures
    Released 07/04/1938
    Musical Supervisor Alberto Colombo
  10. Somebody Else Is Taking My Place (1:27)
    (Richard Howard/Bob Ellsworth/Russ Morgan)
    Gene Autry with The Sons of The Pioneers
    From Call of the Canyon, Republic Pictures
    Released 08/10/1942
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  11. Great Grand Dad (1:37)
    (Traditional)
    Cass County Boys
    From Sioux City Sue, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/21/1946
    Musical Director Morton Scott
  12. The Old Home Place (2:18)
    (Jack Nateford/Fleming Allan)
    Gene Autry with Smiley Burnette, Al Clauser and His Oklahoma Outlaws and Cast
    From Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm, Republic Pictures
    Released 5/12/37
    Musical Supervisor Raoul Kraushaar
  13. Shame on You (1:04)
    (Spade Cooley)
    Gene Autry with Cass County Boys
    From Trail to San Antone, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/25/1947
    Musical Director Morton Scott
  14. Cowboy Blues (1:47)
    (Cindy Walker/Gene Autry)
    Cass County Boys
    From Trail to San Antone, Republic Pictures
    Released 01/25/1947
    Musical Director Morton Scott
  15. Roll, Wagon, Roll (1:07)
    (Vern Spencer/Carl Winge)
    The Sons of The Pioneers
    From The Big Show, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/16/1936
    Musical Supervisor Harry Grey
  16. Nobody's Darlin' But Mine (3:38)
    (Jimmie Davis)
    Gene Autry with The Sons of The Pioneers
    From The Big Show, Republic Pictures
    Released 11/16/1936
    Musical Supervisor Harry Grey

Notes & Background Information

Sound quality will vary due to the source material used for this package.

Collection Producers: Cary E. Mansfield and Karla Buhlman
Creative Consultants: Jackie and Gene Autry
Project Assistance: Alex Gordon and Jon Guyot Smith
Digital Remastering: Bob Fisher, Digital Domain
Notes: Jon Guyot Smith
Sleeve Art: Top Design Studio (Los Angeles)

This compilation (P) (C) 1997 Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc.

Released through the courtesy of Gene Autry. Manufactured by Varèse Sarabande Records, Inc., 11846 Ventura Blvd., Suite 130, Studio City, CA 91604. Distributed by Universal Music and Video Distribution, 10 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed in the U.S.A.

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