"Black Legends of the West:
Heroes and Sheroes"

Guaranteed to:
Inform, Enlighten, Entertain & Inspire

List of Story Songs They Don't Tell

Cassete Tapes Available for "Black Legends of the West":
Book & Cd, Legends of the West & CD of Story Songs
Video Story Song of  Dr. Carver - The Peanut Man
contact Cecil Williams (A.K.A. Panhandle Slim)

EXPLORERS * GUIDES * MOUNTAIN MEN* SOLDIERS
Click links to hear sample of songs.

Columbus: "Some Came Before
Estaban: "Seven Cities of Cibola"
A Man Named York: "Lewis & Clark Expedition"
Mathew Henson: "The North Pole"
Jim Beckwourth: "Black Mountain Man"
Buffalo Soldiers: "9 & 10th Cal. 24-25th Infantry"

BLACK TOWNS
Click links to hear sample of songs.

Langston, OK: "Black Mecca"
Langston, Univ.: "Forty Acres on the Hill"
Boley, OK: "Boley Okie Rodeo"
Nicodemus, KS: "Black Moses"

COWBOYS * OUTLAWS * LAWMEN

80 John Wallace
Nat Love: "Deadwood Dick"
Bill Pickett: "Dusty Demon"
Cherokee Bill
Bas Reeves

SPECIAL SELECTIONS
Click links to hear sample of songs.

Ebony Queen
Lil Coco
Black Woman
The Black Madonna

WOMEN OF THE WEST (SHEROES)
Click links to hear sample of songs.

Stagecoach Mary
Mary Ellen Pleasant
Hay Bucking Annie

INSPIRATION
Click links to hear sample of songs.

Black Diamond: George Washington Carver
All For One and One For All

Story Songs Written by Cecil Williams
(A.K.A. Panhandle Slim)


Buffalo Soldiers
Cherokee Bill
Cherokee Bill

Illustrations Available: contact Cecil Williams (A.K.A. Panhandle Slim)

80 John Wallace
80 John Wallace
Estaban
Estaban

Illustrations Available: contact Cecil Williams (A.K.A. Panhandle Slim)

Gambler
Gambler
Bas Reeves
Bas Reeves
Scouts
Scouts

Illustrations Available: contact Cecil Williams (A.K.A. Panhandle Slim)

Ruffs
Ruffs
Black Moses
Illustrations by Keith Conaway

 

Using monologues and original authentic story songs, he recaptures the spirit of the West and rekindles pride in our Western Heritage.

Slim is a member of the Missouri Folklore Society and member of The African Historical and Genealogical Society of St. Louis, Missouri and has dedicated a composition to the legendary "Black Madonna Shrine & Grottos" of Eureka, Missouri, titled "Our Lady of Czestochowa." He was also chief story teller during the Annual Boys Town Wagon Train... 150 mile ride... Boys Town of Missouri, St. James, Missouri.


Cecil Williams
Rolla, MO 65401
(573)-341-3856
panhdlsm@hotmail.com


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