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Jimmy Wakely

Jimmy Wakely
Born: Feb 16, 1914 in Mineola, AR
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Died: Sep 25, 1982 in Mission Hills, CA
Genre: Country
Biography: Jimmy Wakely was one of the last vocalists to make it in movies as a singing cowboy or transform a movie contract into a successful recording career. A protégé and discovery of Gene Autry, he was never remotely as successful as Autry in movies, nor did his record sales approach those of his mentor, but ...Read full biography
Songs of the West
Released: 1954
Label: Capitol
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Santa Fe Trail
Released: 1956
Label: Longhorn
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Santa Fe Trail is a late-'50s album of western favorites performed by silver-screen cowboy Jimmy Wakely with the Jud Conlon Singers and the Three Rays. Several years had passed since Wakely's last hit ...Read full review
More Jimmy Wakely albums: Main Albums (20), Compilations (19)