The Westerns




My Hunch Was Right by Vaughn Monroe (with photo)

Home Sick On The Range Movie Life (with photos)



The Songs

A Man's Best Friend Is His Horse

A Man Don't Live Who Can Die Alone

Away Out West

Ballad of Shadow Mountain

Blue Shadows On the Trail

Columbus Stockade Blues

Cool Water

Don't Fence Me In

Ghost Riders in the Sky

Ghost Trains

Gonna Ride 'n Ride 'n Ride

Hound Dog

Lonestar Trail

Mexicali Trail

Mule Train

My Sweet Desert Flower

No Range To Ride Anymore

One Hour Ahead Of The Posse

Ridin' On A Rainbow

Rounded Up In Glory

Singing My Way Back Home

Single Saddle

The Last Roundup

The Man On Misty Mountain

The Phantom Stage

The Pony Express

The Ride Back

They Call the Wind Maria

Westward Ho! The Wagons

While I'm Smoking My Last Cigarette

Wringle Wrangle



In The Saddlebag

Portrait Photos of Vaughn in "Singing Guns"

Action Photos of Vaughn in "Singing Guns" (mouse-over photo to view action)

Comic Book - "Singing Guns"

Movie Stills from "Singing Guns"


Portrait Photos of Vaughn in "Toughest Man in Arizona"

Promotional Photos from "Toughest Man in Arizona"


Dixie Lid advertising a  movie called "Professor and the Co-ed" which was to star Vaughn Monroe and was obviously never made.

The Singing Cowboy - A Portrait, with words to "No Range To Ride Anymore"


THE WESTERN BALLAD -- that piece of vintage Americana is  surprisingly associated with Vaughn Monroe -- the ballroom orchestra leader whose more frequent attire when performing included a tuxedo or dress suit.

Although not as remembered for this genre of American music as Roy Rogers or Gene Autrey, Vaughn Monroe recorded a significant volume of western tunes and starred in two western movies produced by Republic Pictures, known in Hollywood as the "cowboy studio."

It is interesting that the most lasting image of Vaughn Monroe in films is that of an American hero icon.


More Photos


Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Vaughn Monroe.


Photo submitted by Jack Roden


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