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March 30, 1999, Ed Galloway’s Totem Pole Park Named to the National Register of Historic Places

MARCH 30 — On this date in 1999, Ed Galloway’s Totem Pole Park, a few miles east of Foyil, Oklahoma, was named to the National Register of Historic Places. I have a real affinity for that particular roadside attraction; growing up in Chelsea, about six miles… Read More »March 30, 1999, Ed Galloway’s Totem Pole Park Named to the National Register of Historic Places

Striking Gold

With the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre justifiably receiving national and international attention this year, we remember another Oklahoma-related centennial, acknowledging the first movies made especially for Black audiences in our state. Get the story in my latest OKLAHOMA Magazine column, available HERE. 

Swingin’ Our Way

Like their former boss, Hank Thompson, the current members of the western-swing-based Brazos Valley Boys have never shied away from a little musical experimentation. That certainly holds true for their new album, SWINGIN’ OUR WAY. I talk with bandleader Morey Sullivan about that disc and… Read More »Swingin’ Our Way