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News Archive: 2019

Find out the latest Gene Autry news, which product releases are available and upcoming, get press releases, and info on special events for 2019. Use the links below to read an Official Press Release from Gene Autry Entertainent.

Ken Burns' Documentary "Country Music" on PBS This Fall
Posted February 13, 2019

Here is a detailed press release from PBS on the new Ken Burns eight episode documentary COUNTRY MUSIC that airs this Fall. And yes, America's Favorite Singing Cowboy Gene Autry will be part of this 16 hour series! Read More

Ken Burns' "Country Music" Previewed by Producers, With PBS Airing Set for September
Posted February 4, 2019

We're excited to share the PBS debut date for the new Kens 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. Read More

How Amazon Music and Alexa Are Helping Boost Decades-Old Holiday Classics Up the Charts
Posted January 4, 2019

Vintage Christmas recordings like Gene Autry's "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and Dean Martin's "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" are debuting on Billboard's Hot 100 for the first time this year thanks to the latest technology of voice-activated virtual assistants from companies like Amazon and Google. Read More

Ask Billboard: Send in Your Favorites of 2018! Plus, Gene Autry's Classic Carol Hits Hot 100 at Last
Posted January 4, 2019

The 2018 holiday season was extra special for Gene Autry and his classic Christmas songs because "Nosed Reindeer" and "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)" charted on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time! Read More