Among the most well-known singing cowboys, he became a popular acting professional on Paramount’s group of music westerns. His musical skills ranged from Nation to Jazz and Pop. Gaining a pastime in jazz at university, he teamed up with many of his fellow college students to form a favorite band that presented him around the banjo. Prior to making films, he jammed with Tommy Dorsey Glenn Miller as well as the Dorsey Sibling Brothers Orchestra. He later on relocated into radio on the display Shell Chateau. He was created in Palestine, Tx, the youngest of five kids given birth to to Mr. and Mrs. W.Con. Ballew. Gene Autry, his modern, was also a performing cowboy, possibly the most well-known one in Hollywood.