born in The Field, Texas in 1952 Larry Callies Life begins when the veil of the apartheid era was lifted, an unregulated racial divide offered few opportunities with harsh restrictions and constant struggle with the rise of civil rights and the empowerment of blacks.
This must-read story shares an insight into Larry’s unwavering resolve, unyielding compassion, unyielding stubbornness, and unmistakable kindness that Larry cultivated while growing up in a separate area. Southeast Texas Over three decades on the farms, they sang Country Western songs at the then-separate Gili nightclub with an all-white Gili band, and life-threatening bull writing jobs.
Together, the reader will experience Larry’s dream as it unfolds and takes different forms through influences in his life from his cowboy father, Christian mother, and famous cousins to community members and famous singers, to his final tragedy when Larry was diagnosed with vocal dysphonia and eventually ended his nascent singing career.
Larry’s biggest success came when he accepted, his now famous quote, “I’m a Christian first, a cowboy second.”
HERE COMES COWBOY LARRY, ADVANCED WITH FAITH Shares how dreams can go from vision to reality with faith; When one door closes, God will present another path of opportunity.
About the Black Cowboy Museum:
founded by Larry CalliesThe museum preserves the legacy and offers a broader celebration of understanding the hidden story behind the Black Cowboys and their essential role in the western expansion of ever-shifting frontiers through historical photographs, memorabilia, books, newspapers, and more. Daily tours are available. More information can be found at https://www.blackcowboymuseum.com/.
on Larry Callies:
Larry is a professional cowboy, singer, writer, curator and available to participate in giving inspirational lectures. For more information, contact Larry at 281-787-3308 or email [email protected]
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Caption: Larry Calliesfounder of the first Black Cowboy Museum and author of “HERE COMES COWBOY LARRY, STEPPING OUT IN FAITH.”
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