Entry from US English dictionary
( 1907–74), US country singer, songwriter, and actor; full name Woodward Maurice Ritter. He made many singing cowboy movies during the 1930s and 1940s and also wrote and performed songs such as “Jingle, Jangle, Jingle” and “Jealous Heart. ” He sang the title song for the movie High Noon (1952).
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