Remember Roy Rogers?

Roy Rogers

Do you remember the “King of the Cowboys” superstar, Roy Rogers? If you were fortunate enough to grow up when he was a TV and radio staple, you really can’t forget.

Born Leonard Franklin Slye, Roy Rogers did it all — he was a singer, actor, a popular radio and television host. Rogers appeared in more than 100 films, many with his wife Dale Evans and horse Trigger.

While cowboy culture may not be as big a deal today as it was in the 1940s and 1950s, it is certainly a big part of our history, and Roy Rogers was one of our most influential cowboys.

If you’re feeling nostalgic for these times, check out Rogers’ country classic, “Happy Trails” below.

YouTube / Roy, Dale & The Pioneers

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