Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bonus: Roy “Dusty” Rogers, Jr. Singing “King of the Cowboys”

As a bonus for ya’ll, here’s Dusty Rogers singing his song “King of the Cowboys”. I’ve also included the lyrics for those of you who want to sing along. King of the Cowboys – Roy “Dusty” Rogers, Jr. Verse 1: … Continue reading

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Happy Trails: Their Life Story

Have you read The Touch of Roy and Dale by Tricia Spencer? If you haven’t, you need to get a copy. The Touch of Roy and Dale is a selection of letters and stories from Roy and Dale’s fans. Never … Continue reading

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The Saturday Theater – The Ranger and the Lady

Today’s film is The Ranger and the Lady starring Roy Rogers, Jacqueline Wells, Gabby Hayes, and, of course, Trigger. Roy is a Texas Ranger shortly after the Texas War for Independence. While Sam Huston is away on business, Roy and … Continue reading

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Trigger’s Training

Have any of you ever admired Trigger’s seemingly inexhaustible supply of tricks? I know I’ve been impressed time and time again. Trigger seemed to talk to his rider with his perfectly timed yes and no responses. He knew how to throw kisses, … Continue reading

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Happy Trails: Their Life Story

Have you ever wondered how Pat Brady ended up driving a jeep in the Roy Rogers Show? Well, it was actually Roy’s idea. You see, he noticed back when he worked for Republic that the kids liked it when he … Continue reading

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The Saturday Theater – Frontier Pony Express

Today’s film is Frontier Pony Express (1939) starring Roy Rogers, Trigger, Raymond Hatton, and Mary Hart. Roy plays a young pony express rider during the early Civil War. In this fast-paced, action-packed film Roy barely has time to sing two … Continue reading

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Happy Trails: Their Life Story

Today’s Happy Trails post is about George Hayes, better known as Gabby. Roy and Dale were both close friends with Gabby starting with their years at Republic until his death in 1969. Gabby was a former Shakespearian actor who developed his … Continue reading

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