This Week's

Feature 45

Title:Old Rivers
Artist:Walter Brennan
Composer:Cliff Crofford
Release:April 1962
Walter Brennan started as a film actor in the silent era and later won three Academy Awards. He made a smooth transition to television and is best known for his role as Grampa (Amos) McCoy in The Real McCoys. After 35 years as an actor he turned to recordings and in 1960 he had a hit, Dutchman's Gold for Dot records. In 1961 he recorded Old Rivers with The Johnny Mann Singers for the Liberty label; it made No.2 on Sydney's Top 40 on 9th June 1962.