Public Cowboy #1: The Music of Gene Autry

Public Cowboy #1: The Music of Gene Autry

by Riders in the Sky
     
 

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Riders in the Sky cut this record in the wake of their performing a Gene Autry medley in a television appearance with Autry himself in the audience. The songs are done reverently but with a real sense of fun, essentially the same balancing act that has made them a success on stage and television. Their main innovations are theSee more details below

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Riders in the Sky cut this record in the wake of their performing a Gene Autry medley in a television appearance with Autry himself in the audience. The songs are done reverently but with a real sense of fun, essentially the same balancing act that has made them a success on stage and television. Their main innovations are the harmony singing, which works well throughout, and a jazzy approach to Jimmie Rodgers' "Can't Shake the Sands of Texas from My Shoes." Autry's versions have held up magnificently well, but this loving tribute album is a necessary addition to any fan's collection.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/15/1996
Label:
Rounder / Umgd
UPC:
0011661041028
catalogNumber:
610410
Rank:
307514

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Riders in the Sky   Primary Artist
Louis Brown   Trombone
David Davidson   Violin
Ranger Doug Green   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Pamela Sixfin   Violin
George Tidwell   Trumpet
Robby Turner   Lap Steel Guitar
Kristin Wilkinson   Viola
Too Slim   Bass,Vocals,Band
Woody Paul   Fiddle,Vocals,Band
Joey the Cowpolka King   Accordion

Technical Credits

Gene Autry   Composer
Ranger Doug Green   Liner Notes
Joey Miskulin   Arranger,Producer,String Arrangements
Denny Purcell   Mastering
Fred Rose   Composer
Brent Truitt   Producer,Engineer
Ray Whitley   Composer
Kristin Wilkinson   Arranger,String Arrangements
Too Slim   Program Notes
Jim Hagens   Cover Photo

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