The Nine Lives Of Elfego Baca

Artists: 

Stan Jones
Label:  Disneyland (Black)
Catalog#:  F-113
Country:   United States
Format:  7" Standard Single
Speed:  45 RPM
Audio: Mono
Year:  1958

Record Comments:  This record includes two TV theme songs sung by Stan Jones.  "The Nine Lives of.." actually refers to the title of the first episode from the TV Show Elfego Baca.  The Texas John Slaughter track was also written by Jones.

Matrix Number:  F113 SIDE 1 / F113 SIDE 2

Subject Notes:  Stan Jones was born on June 5, 1914 in Douglas, Arizona.  At the young age of 49, he succumbed to Cancer in Los Angeles on December 13, 1963.  Working as park ranger in 1948 at the US National Park in Death Valley, Jones got his Hollywood break after being assigned as the liaison to director John Ford while Ford was shooting "3 Godfathers." 

Jones is best known for his 1949 hit Ghost Riders In The Sky.  In 1955, Jones began writing for Disney Studios and contributed to their catalog with hits such as Wringle Wrangle from Western Ho, The Wagons! and The Triple R Song from Spin and Marty.  He also appeared in Disney productions such as The Great Locomotive Chase and Ten Who Dared.

 

Elfego Baca first aired on October 3, 1958 as live-action episodes of Walt Disney Presents (later known as The Wonderful World Of Disney.)  A few music records were produced that carried the title of the first episode The Nine Lives Of Elfego Baca.  There were a total of ten episodes.  All episodes featured Robert Loggia in the starring role.  The final episode aired on March 20, 1960.

 

Texas John Slaughter first aired on October 31, 1958 as live-action episodes of Walt Disney Presents (later known as The Wonderful World Of Disney.)  There were a total of sixteen episodes.  All episodes featured Tom Tryon in the starring role.  The final episode aired on April 23, 1961.

   Record Contents: 

 
Time: 
  

1. The Nine Lives Of Elfego Baca 2:38  
2. Texas John Slaughter 2:05  
 

Total Time:

4:43  

 

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