When King learned the woman’s name was Lucille, he named his guitar after her “to remind himself to never fight over a woman or run into a burning building,” the auction house said.
“Seeing somebody that can do that from Oklahoma inspired me to say I can do that too,” McSwain said.
Song recollects the destruction of Black Wall Street during the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.
In a recent conversation with Harvey Miller, also known as internationally acclaimed “DJ Speedy”, it was brought to my attention that one of the deputies involved in Miller’s incident was charged in 2014 of negligent manslaughter. The incident resulted in a federal lawsuit settled for $500,000 which will ultimately be paid with interest by the property taxes of area residents
Miller was arrested and held in jail for 12 hours, while the county seized his cash for allegedly smelling like marijuana according to a press release by Miller’s staff. Arresting officers found no illegal substances or traces of illicit substances in the vehicle or on Miller.
In it’s third year Mr. Burns’ Festivus For The Best Of Us continues to grow and evolve while keeping true to it’s original mission of camaraderie between Tulsa artists.
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