Roy Rogers ("King of the Cowboys")

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Roy Rogers (born Leonard Franklin Slye; November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998) was an American singer and cowboy actor who was one of the most popular Western stars of his era. Known as the "King of the Cowboys", he appeared in over 100 films and numerous radio and television episodes of The Roy Rogers Show. In many of his films and television episodes, he appeared with his wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino Trigger, and his German Shepherd dog Bullet. His show ran on radio for nine years before moving to television from 1951 through 1957. His productions usually featured a sidekick, often Pat Brady, Andy Devine, or George "Gabby" Hayes. In his later years, Rogers lent his name to the Roy Rogers Restaurants franchised chain.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1967 Christmas Is Always Roy Rogers & Dale Evans 1
1991 Tribute Roy Rogers 1
1997 Our ReCollections Roy Rogers & Dale Evans 1
Blues on the Range Roy Rogers 1
Double Barrel Country Roy Rogers & The Sons of the Pioneers 1
The Country Music Hall of Fame: Roy Rogers Roy Rogers 1
The King of the Cowboys Roy Rogers 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Country Hall of Fame Series Roy Rogers 1
1999 Famous Country Music Makers Roy Rogers 1
2000 Home on the Range Roy Rogers 2
All-Time Greatest Hits Roy Rogers 1
The Best of Roy Rogers Roy Rogers 1
The Best of Roy Rogers Roy Rogers 1
Tumbling Tumbleweeds Roy Rogers & The Sons of the Pioneers 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1949 Home in Oklahoma / A Gay Ranchero Roy Rogers 1
1952 Happy Trails / California Rose Roy Rogers & Dale Evans 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Slideways Roy Rogers 1
Happy Trails: The Roy Rogers Collection 1937-90 Roy Rogers 1
Pleasure and Pain Roy Rogers 1
Slide of Hand Roy Rogers 1
Slide Zone Roy Rogers 1

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