The Official Website of Gene Autry, America's Favorite Singing Cowboy

Fun Autry Fact:

Gene was a compulsive gatherer of information and read three to four papers every day.

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Recording

From his first hit "That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine," which received the first Gold Record ever by any artist, to the Christmas classic "Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)," Gene Autry’s recording career spans multiple decades and a variety of musical genres.

This page will soon feature detailed information on America’s Favorite Singing Cowboy’s discography, awards, and music releases.

The Grammy Special Merit Awards
Updated May 22, 2009

On February 7, 2009 Gene Autry was honored with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammy's Special Merit Awards Ceremony. Read more in our News Archive section here.


Autry National Center Gene Autry Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Case Installation
Posted March 2009

In March of 2009 the Autry Museum had a special cameo exhibit of Gene Autry's National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award plus other artifacts relevant to Gene's music career. See photos from the installation here.