Posts Tagged ‘Gene Autry’

Blueberry Hill

November 10, 2018

Blueberry Hill,” written by Vincent Rose (né Vincenzo Cacioppo), with lyrics by Larry Stock and Al Lewis, performed by Gene Autry, 1941. This is the first commercial recording of the tune, which Autry sang in the film The Singing Hill.

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The Singing Cowboy & Mother Jones

September 3, 2018

“The Death of Mother Jones,” sung by Gene Autry, 1930. about the great radical union organizer — Mary Harris Jones, sometimes called the “most dangerous woman in America”  by her enemies — who died in 1930 at age 100. Frankie Marvin accompanied Mr. Autry on slide guitar. The songwriter is unknown, although the label credits the song to W C Calaway, possibly William R. Calaway, a record company A&R man.

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