The Official Website of Gene Autry, America's Favorite Singing Cowboy

Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1948 Life magazine article, "if [Gene's records] were all shipped to one place, [they] would make up a freight train solid with Western songs and be more than a mile long."

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News Archive: 2019

Western Music Expert Doug Green Revisits The Era Of The Singing Cowboy
Posted September 25, 2019

Douglas B. Green, better known by his stage name "Ranger Doug" lead singer of the Western musical group Riders in the Sky chats with NPR's Terry Gross about Western Music. Green wrote a book on singing cowboys and is featured in Ken Burns' new PBS series about country music. He says he fell in love with Western music from an early age: "It completely entranced me."

Posted September 25, 2019
Terry Gross, NPR




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