Rex Allen known as "the Arizona Cowboy" recognized for his song "Don't Go Near The Indians" among others. On this occasion he performs two classics of western music, written by Bob Nolan "Cool Water" And "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" takes place in the Hee Haw variety program in 1981.
This traditional cowboy classic became Rex Allen’s signature song in the 1950s after he made what many feel is the best recording ever made of it. He recorded it for Decca Records in October, 1955, with Victor Young directing the orchestra, and when Rex completed the song, the orchestra stood up and applauded!
One of Allen's most successful singles was "Don't Go Near The Indians", which reached the Top 5 of Billboard magazine's Hot Country Singles chart in November 1962. It features The Merry Melody Singers. The producer was Jerry Kennedy. The song is a tale of a young man who disobeys his father's advice stated in the title. When the father finds out that he had developed a relationship with a beautiful Indian maiden (named Nova Lee), he decides to reveal to his son what he had kept secret for so lon
Rex Allen plays Streets of Laredo on The Jimmy Dean Show.
"Streets of Laredo" also known as the "Cowboy's Lament", is a famous cowboy ballad in which a dying cowboy tells his story to another cowboy.
Members of the Western Writers of America chose it as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time.
Derived from the English folk song "The Unfortunate Rake", the song has become a folk music standard, and as such has been performed, recorded and adapted numerous times, with many variations. The
Rex Allen Plays Cowpoke on The Jimmy Dean Show.
Cowpoke by Rex Allen was written by Stan Jones and was first recorded and released by Elton Britt and The Skytoppers in 1951. Rex Allen released it on the audio single Cowpoke in 1951. It was also covered by Hank Williams Jr., David Houston, Eddy Arnold and 3 others.
Rex Allen ,Jimmy Dean And Jack Jones Plays Medley(Classic Songs from the West) on The Jimmy Dean Show
Ragtime Cowboy Joe (Jack Jones)
Cool Water (Jimmy Dean)
Take Me Back to My Boots and Saddle ( Jimmy Dean)
I’m an Old Cowhand from the Rio Grande (Jimmy Dean & Jack Jones)
Wagon Wheels (Rex Allen)
Don’t Fence Me In (Jack Jones & Jimmy Dean)