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Sons of the Pioneers

Tumbling Tumbleweeds

  • Country
  • Space
  • Soundtrack
  • Musical
  • Pop
song from
  • 2011
  • 1934
  • 1935
  • 1951
  • 1950

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“Tumbling Tumbleweeds” is a song composed by Bob Nolan, one of the founding (albeit reluctant) members of the Sons of the Pioneers. Although one of the most famous songs associated with cowboys, the song was composed by Nolan back in the 1930s while he was working as a caddy and living in Los Angeles. Originally titled “Tumbling Tumble Leaves”, the song was reworked into the title “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” and into fame with the Gene Autry film of the same name. The song is featured in an episode of The Odd Couple TV show and it is also used at the start of the film The Big Lebowski while the camera follows a tumbleweed rolling into Los Angeles as well as being featured in the film Two of Us, with John Lennon and Paul McCartney shown singing it together in one touching... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Drifting along with the tumbling tumbleweeds

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