Episode 55: Myrtis Dightman

Myrtis Dightman talks about being the first black cowboy to compete at the National Finals Rodeo in 1964 and shares stories from a lifetime in rodeo. Special guests Pipp Gillette and Waddie Mitchell also share stories and thoughts about Myrtis Dightman. 

4 comments

  • Paul Bowman
    Paul Bowman Sonoma CA
    This was great to listen to! Myrtis Dightman is a hero of mine, and to so many others; one of the greatest bull riders to never win the world, and for all the wrong reasons. God bless him always!

    This was great to listen to! Myrtis Dightman is a hero of mine, and to so many others; one of the greatest bull riders to never win the world, and for all the wrong reasons. God bless him always!

  • Jet Jones
    Jet Jones Queensland Australia
    Great to hear Myrtos.

    Great to hear Myrtos.

  • Chuck Lewis
    Chuck Lewis Taos NM
    What a great interview with Myrtis Dightman!I thourly enjoyed it. Myrits is a true hero!

    What a great interview with Myrtis Dightman!I thourly enjoyed it. Myrits is a true hero!

  • Carolyn
    Carolyn NM
    Mytris was great bullrider and a great person!! I had the honor of meeting him in Albuquerque in 1968!!!

    Mytris was great bullrider and a great person!! I had the honor of meeting him in Albuquerque in 1968!!!

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