Frosty the Snowman

After Gene Autry found success with Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer, he was looking for another seasonal hit.  He recorded the song with the Cass County Boys in 1950. The song was written by Walter Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson, who also wrote Peter Cottontail.  The men brainstormed for months before deciding the song should Read More

Profile of a Performer: Gene Autry

Gene Autry gained fame as a singing cowboy, when his career began in the 1930s. He was born Orvon Grover Autry on September 29, 1907 in north Texas.  He would work on his father’s ranch while he was still in school. After leaving school, his talents singing and playing the guitar led to the opportunity Read More