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Gene Autry (singer)

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Orvon Eugene (Gene) Autry (september 29, 1907 - October 2, 1998) was an American countrysinger and actor.


Autry scored hits including Blueberry Hill, a song that was covered by, among others, Glenn MillerLouis ArmstrongFats Domino and Elvis Presley. He is also known for its Christmas songs, such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerHere Comes Santa Claus and Frosty the Snow Man.

Autry was also involved in rodeo and possessed shares in rodeo-related companies. He was also co-founder and temporary owner of the record label Challenge Records.


Autry is widely appreciated for his contribution to the music and in Oklahoma was even a village named after him, the Gene Autry. Furthermore, he obtained the following Honorable recordings:

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