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Subject: ARCHIVE: January 1, 1973 ~Musician/songwriter Walter E. Rollins, who wrote the Holiday classics "Here Comes Peter Cottontail", and "Frosty the Snowman", as well as co-wrote many country songs for artists such as Gene Autry, Hank Snow, George Jones and Eddy Arnold, dies at 67. ...


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Date Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 11:00:08pm



Jack Rollins
[ Walter E. Rollins ]
(September 15, 1906 January 1, 1973)


American musician of Keyser, West Virginia. Along with Steve Nelson, he co-wrote "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," used in the Easter special of the same name, in 1949, and "Frosty the Snowman" in 1950. Jack Rollins also wrote "Smokey the Bear" for the public-service mascot Smokey Bear, and co-wrote many country songs for artists such as Gene Autry, Hank Snow, George Jones and Eddy Arnold.

Rollins died on January 1, 1973, and is buried
in Queens Point Memorial Cemetery in Keyser. ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjscH2WBWjw


Links ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_E._Rollins
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6947838/walter-e_-rollins

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