Well the prairie sky is just as blue
And life's like a rainbow
Just like you, he'll be a saddle pal
To Hoppy, Gene and Me
Hoppy, Gene and Me
We taught you how to shoot straight
You were going to be a cowboy
That's how it had to be
Your stories from the silver screen
Now most of them forgotten
Double feature Saturday's
With Hoppy, Gene and Me
(Yodel to end)
"Hoppy, Gene and Me" (1974) peaked at number 65 on the Billboard Hot 100.
As for Roy Rogers (aka Leonard Franklin Slye), Dale Evans, Trigger, Bullet, Nelly Belle,and the Sons of the Pioneers it was all a "Yodel to the end" for them.
And yet, many years after his passing, Roy Rogers' greatest hit, Tumbling Tumbleweeds, still.... like the Dude... abides:Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 17, 2014 2:02 PM