Smiley Burnette

Mar 18, 1911

Bio: Smiley Burnette, said his longtime partner and boss Gene Autry, "couldn't read a note of music but wrote 350 songs and I never saw him take longer than an hour to compose one." Arguably the most beloved of all the B-Western sidekicks and certainly one of the more prolific and enduring, Burnette had been a disc jockey at a small radio station in Tuscola, IL, when… More


Smiley Burnette Videos

Cowboy Serenade: Title Song
2 minutes 23 seconds
Dick Tracy
1 minutes 8 seconds
Undersea Kingdom
5 minutes 47 seconds
The Phantom Empire
2 minutes 10 seconds

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