Michael Martin Murphey Honored at Western Heritage Museum Awards

16/04/2019

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (April 15, 2019) — Texas native and Western artist Michael Martin Murphey was honored this weekend at the 59th Annual Western Heritage Museum Awards at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, OK. Murphey, well known for his outspoken passion for the Western Lifestyle, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his nearly 50 years producing celebrated Western music. 

Murphey is know for such huge hits as “Wildfire,” “Carolina In The Pines,” “Geronimo’s Cadillac,” “Long Line of Love,” “What’s Forever For,” “Cowboy Logic” and more.

Others honored this weekend included famed actor Kevin Costner, who was celebrated for his work in Western films, including "Dances With Wolves," "Open Range," "Silverado" and more. Also, the entire McEntire family (including Reba) was on hand to honor 3-time champion steer roper (and family patriarch) Clark McEntire, the late George McJunkin was honored, and popular cowboy entertainer Dave Stamey was present with the Chester A Reynolds Award.

The entire ceremony can be watched by visiting:

http://wranglernetwork.com/portfolio-view/2019-western-heritage-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0woOTTVG4VtEQxNmAwuclmrGHRq7xduKfRNnvM-rsJDWddTTgkxTtxRMs


News Archive

Jimmy Capps has passed away at the age of 81 (03/06/2020)
Roy Orbison Museum Set To Open in Nashville In 2021 (03/06/2020)
Fellow artists mourn the loss of their friend and share fond memories that have left them forever inspired by the timeless, Jimmy Capps. (03/06/2020)
More artists reflect on the passing of Jimmy Capps (03/06/2020)
A new member joins Runaway June (17/05/2020)
Fellow Singer/Songwriters and Friends Remember and Mourn the Loss of Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Roll Icon Little Richard (10/05/2020)
Little Richard dies at the age of 87 in Nashville (09/05/2020)
The 3rd edition of The Long Road will now take place 10th - 12th September 2021 (07/05/2020)
Wedding Belle: Dwight Yoakam wed Emily Joyce (05/05/2020)
HAROLD REID, BASS VOCALIST IN THE STATLER BROTHERS AND COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME MEMBER, PASSES AT AGE 80 (27/04/2020)

 

Older News Items