The Official Website for Gene Autry
America's Favorite Singing Cowboy
Gene Autry's career spanned some 70 years in the entertainment industry and he became famous in film, radio, television, and live theater and rodeo performances.
He recorded and wrote hundreds of songs; he was the most successful singing cowboy, completing 93 movies and starring in 91 television productions. Gene Autry was ranked among the most celebrated film stars, and for years was considered to be the most popular Western film actor.
Save the Date!
Gene Autry Activities and Events
Updated October 6, 2014
At this time, you'll find the dates and names of the events with further details to come in the days ahead.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Gene Autry Double Feature at the Autry Museum
Riders in the Sky and Goldtown Ghost Riders Read More
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Gene Autry Collection 8 DVD Release Trail to San Antone, Riders of the Whistling Pines, Riders in the Sky and Saginaw Trail Read More
Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week
Posted October 6, 2014
On August 16, 1949 Gene Autry recorded the song "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and then in November of that year released his Columbia Pictures movie Riders in the Sky. Both were a success and 65 years later the song is considered a Western Classic. Get into the spooky spirit of the season with our Gene Autry YouTube Clip of the Week, "Ghost Riders in the Sky."
You'll find more Gene Autry musical numbers on the Official Gene Autry YouTube Channel here.
We'll soon be adding more special Gene Autry performances, music, and photos to share with the world on the Official Gene Autry YouTube Channel. We hope that Gene's fans will enjoy watching Gene on their computers, tablets, phones and whatever nifty techno devices surface in the future.
Gene Autry Double Features
At the Autry National Center of the American West
Updated September 5, 2014
The next Gene Autry Double Feature at the Autry Museum is Saturday, October 25, 2014. Get into the spooky spirit of the season with a pair of ghost-themed Westerns that find Gene searching for the truth behind eerie ghost riders. Gene's an investigator in Riders in the Sky, and with the help of his sidekick Pat Buttram, he tries to clear an innocent man of murder. Then it's up to circuit-riding Judge Gene and his sidekick Smiley Burnette to unravel the mystery in Goldtown Ghost Riders.
The Gene Autry Double Feature of Riders in the Sky (1949) and Goldtown Ghost Riders (1953) begins at noon in the Imagination Gallery's Western Legacy Theater. For more details, visit the museum's website here.
For the full 2014 schedule of Gene Autry Double Features at the Autry Museum, read more here.
Riding Your Way in November! Gene Autry Collection 8
The next Gene Autry movie DVD set will officially be released on November 18th and we have exciting news! The Autry Museum Store has an early shipment of Gene Autry Collection 8 with the fully restored and uncut feature films Trail to San Antone (1947), Riders of the Whistling Pines (1949), Riders in the Sky (1949) and Saginaw Trail (1953). This means that you can buy yours today from the Autry Museum Store! And yes, if you are a member of the Autry National Center, you can use your Museum Discount!
Like all of our DVD releases, these films have bonus material including Gene Autry and Pat Buttram at the Melody Ranch Theater, a Melody Ranch Radio Show, photo gallery plus trivia and movie facts. For more details and to purchase your DVD set from the Autry Museum Store, read more here.
The Gene Autry Christmas Book
Gene Autry Entertainment is excited to announce the release of The Gene Autry Christmas Book, a collection of 25 classic Gene Autry Christmas songs that he released on record or performed live on his Melody Ranch Radio Show.
Debuting this month from Hal Leonard Publications, the songbook includes Holiday favorites like Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Frosty the Snow Man along with rare out of print and hard to find treasures Santa's Coming in a Whirlybird, Nine Little Reindeer and The Night Before Christmas, In Texas That Is. All songs were researched and sourced from Gene's personal files, radio shows, and archive and include full lyrics and sheet music for piano, vocal, and guitar.
The Gene Autry Christmas Book is available now. You can find the complete song list and buy the book from the Autry Museum Store here.