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Old School: Gene Autry

Frosty the Snowman – Gene Autry & the Cass County Boys (1950)

Gene Autry
(1907-1998)

Genre: Country and Western
Origin: Tioga > Texas > US
Career: 1931–1964
Tidbit: Born Orvon Grover Autry, Autry was a diverse performer and businessman. He’s the only celebrity to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – one each for live theater, motion pictures, radio, recording, and television. He’s also been inducted into the Country Music, Nashville Songwriters, Radio, Western Performers, and Baseball Halls of Fame.