Record Comments: All the songs
on this record were written and sung by Stan Jones. The album was
re-released in 1961 on the Buena Vista Label #BV-3306 with the title Ghost Riders In The Sky and similar cover art.
Number: WDL3015 T654 814 / WDL3015-2 T655 89
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
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