Michael Martin Murphey
Murphey and wife Karen lead a dance at his Cowboy Christmas Ball at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
From Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman.
Cowboy Christmas Ball deeply rooted
Musician says annual event reminds him of livestock herders who were first to hear of Christ’s birth
Singer-songwriter Michael Martin Murphey believes cowboys are as much a part of Christmas as evergreen trees, twinkling lights and holly boughs.
The connection, he thinks, is practically biblical.
“The original Christmas story seems to indicate that people who were watching livestock out in their fields were…
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