Artist Goes Back to His Western Roots
for David Frizzell’s TV Special

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 29, 2015) – Country-Western legend Rex Allen Jr. will be on RFD-TV’s new special, “Frizzell & Friends Roundup,” Monday, Nov. 2 at 8 pm ET/ 7 pm CST. Rex Allen Jr. joins David Frizzell for the evening special, which will feature western songs including Rex performing “Ride Cowboy Ride,” along with campfires, and of course, a cattle drive.
“This was the first cattle drive I’ve been on in 40 years. It reminded me of the days I used to work cattle with my father, Rex Allen, on our ranch in California. It brought back a lot of sentimental memories,” said Rex Allen Jr.
“Frizzell & Friends Roundup” features Rex Allen Jr. and David Frizzell collaborating with hit- makers Lacy J. Dalton, Marty Haggard, Larry Woods and Mike Morgan. The group starts their week-long journey in Custer, Mont. Frizzell and friends reminisce by the campfire where they share insight into the country-western songs that have become a part of the American landscape.
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About Rex Allen Jr.:
Rex Allen Jr. was born in Chicago, IL Singing in his signature smooth, rich style he had hits with “Goodbye,” “I’m Gettin’ Good At Missing You (Soitare),” “Lonely Street,” “Two Less Lonely People,” “The Last of the Silver Screen Cowboys”, “With Love”, “If I Fell in Love With You”, “It’s Over,” “Drink it Down, Lady,” “Cup of Tea” (a duet with Margo Smith) and others. He is also the writer and performer of the alternate state anthem of Arizona, titled “I Love You Arizona.” Rex Allen Jr. was a regular on The Statler Bros. Show on The Nashville Network in the 1990s, and he hosted, “Yesteryear”. Following in his father’s footsteps with his speaking voice, Rex Allen Jr. was the narrator of the Jim Carrey movie “Me, Myself & Irene;” and writer, director and actor in the stage show Gone Country, a Las Vegas hit of the late ’90s.
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