Vaughn Monroe


A major recording star of the 1940s, known as "Old Leather Tonsils," band leader Vaughn Monroe gave the world such standards as "Racing with the Moon," "When the Lights Go on Again (All Over the World)," and "My Devotion." In 1949, he recorded "Riders in the Sky" and someone at Republic Pictures felt he might be Western star material. Monroe had already… More


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