Thursday Night Music: South Of The Border

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Autry kisses the girl as well as his horse.

I’ve had this song in my head since Trumpfest Wednesday or is that Trumpnesday? I hope y’all are proud of me for NOT using the phrase Mexican standoff earlier today. I was tempted but stuck to muttering it under my breath.

South of the Border (Down Mexico Way) was written for a 1939 Gene Autry flick of that title. I never quite got the whole singing cowboy thing but it worked for Gene and Roy. We have three quite different versions for your listening pleasure beginning with the Singing Cowboy himself: