Back in the Saddle Again

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For the song by Aerosmith, see Back in the Saddle.
"Back in the Saddle Again"
Single by Gene Autry
Released 1939 (1939)
Genre Country
Writer(s) Gene Autry, Ray Whitley
Gene Autry singles chronology
"South of the Border"
"Back in the Saddle Again"
"Blueberry Hill"

"Back in the Saddle Again" was the signature song of American cowboy entertainer Gene Autry.[1] It was co-written by Autry with Ray Whitley and first released in 1939. The song was associated with Autry throughout his career and was used as the name of Autry's autobiography in 1976.[2] Members of the Western Writers of America chose it as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time.[3]



  1. ^ Gilliland, John (1969). "Show 9 - Tennessee Firebird: American country music before and after Elvis. [Part 1]" (audio). Pop Chronicles. 
  2. ^ Autry, Gene with Herskowitz, Mickey. (1978). Back in the Saddle Again. Doubleday & Company, Inc. ISBN 038503234X
  3. ^ Western Writers of America (2010). "The Top 100 Western Songs". American Cowboy. Archived from the original on 10 August 2014. 

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