The famed Singing Cowboy left behind a lasting legacy of music.
On this day in 1907, Gene Autry — beloved singing cowboy, movie and TV star, and former Angels baseball team owner — was born in Tioga, Texas. We wanted to mark the occasion by posting a link to a YouTube video for one of his greatest hits — but, shucks, to paraphrase the old potato chip commercial, we couldn’t pick just one.
So here’s a passel. Starting out, of course, with his most famous recording.