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March 14

Why today? Autry’s 45th movie, Back In The Saddle, made its debut on this date in 1941. He sang the song, his signature number, in the film. (The version heard here is the original studio cut.)

About the record: Vocalion 05080, Columbia 37010, Recorded April 18, 1939, KNX Radio studios, Hollywood, Calif. Released 1939.

About the artist: Learn more about Autry at his Country Music Hall of Fame profile page and the Internet Movie Database.