The Pinafores (female vocal trio that sang with Gene Autry)

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The Pinafores were sisters Eunice, Beulah, and Ione Kettle who were born in Colorado. While they were toddlers, their family moved to Glendale, California where the sisters finished high school. They eventually met with Gene Autry through his arranger Paul Sells, and Autry hired them after a single audition for his radio show in September 1945. They had also recorded with Eddie Dean and appeared with the Les Paul Trio. more…

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Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 16 Most Requested Songs Christmas Various Artists 2
1999 Pop Music: The Early Years 1890-1950 Various Artists 1
2000 The Time-Life Treasury of Christmas (2000 release, discs one & two) Various Artists 3
2000 Williams-Sonoma: The Christmas Collection Various Artists 1
2003 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Other Christmas Classics Gene Autry 2
2003 Wahre Christmassongs Aus Aller Welt. Various Artists 1
2004 A Merry 1940s Christmas Various Artists 1
2004 The Definitive American Songbook: A Vintage Christmas Various Artists 1
2005 Williams-Sonoma: Let It Snow! Various Artists 1
2007 Christmas Number 1’s Various Artists 1
2012 Die Hit-Giganten: Best of Christmas Various Artists 1
2012 Essential Christmas: Original Hits by the Original Artists Various Artists 1
2013 Christmas Swing Various Artists 1
2014 VOX: Christmas Classics Various Artists 1
A Fabulous Fifties Christmas, Fun for the Holidays Various Artists 1
VOX - Christmas Classics Various Artists 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1949 Rudolph, the Red‐Nosed Reindeer / If It Doesn’t Snow on Christmas Gene Autry 2

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