Keeping the Wild West Alive
When Marty was in his early grade school years he would walk to his
grandmothers house after school everyday. She would give him a treat
and tell him stories about growing up in the Wild West. Delia rode in a
wagon across the largest county in Oklahoma called Osage from the
Vinita area to meet her husband Dale. Dale worked in the 101 Ranch Wild
West Show performing and training horses. Marty's grandmother also
told him stories about the Pawnee Bill Wild West Shows and her visits
with Will Rogers. One of her favorite sorties was about the unveiling of
the Pioneer Woman in 1930. She said Will had everyone rolling with
laughter when he commented about the Pioneer Woman having a girdle
on the prairie. After the unveiling of the statue Will and Delia had a picnic
together and she recalls him talking to her about the pickled watermelon
that was so popular. Delia received letters from Will over the years from
places he had visited around the world. One of the letters Marty recalls
her reading was about the Mississippi floods. Delia keep the letters at in
her dresser tied in a blue ribbon Marty recalls.
Marty has relative ties to the
legendary Will Rogers by way of
his great grandmother Delia
McSpadden. He would spend
many hours after school listening
to Delia's stories about his
grandfather who was a Wild West
show performer and the times she
spent with her cousin Will Rogers.
|Marty R. Tipton
|Kelly Ogle, Tipton & State FFA members
assisted Wings during the fund raiser.
Wings Mission: to enhance the lives of
adults with developmental disabilities through
social, vocational and residential programs
guided by the principles of the Bible.
Museum has created a exhibit highlighting
the women who organized, managed, and
performed in Wild West shows. These
skilled women toured the world in the late
19th and early 20th centuries, influencing
millions with their courage, determination,
and independence. The women of the Wild
West shows represented idealized images
of the past, but they were also agents of
cultural change who challenged the
expectations of what women were capable
Worlds Best Marksman
|The Oklahoma Kid opened for
Comedian Mark Curry performing
"Laughter is the best Medicine"
Sold Out performance @
Albuquerque Convention Center Fund
|Tipton works along side Mark Curry and is
possibly comedy's best kept secret and
undoubtedly one of the funniest
comedians in the world. Curry got his big
break in 1992 as the star of hit television
series Hanging' with Mr. Cooper, and went
on to star in The Drew Carey Show,
Martin, and The Jamie Foxx Show.
|Tipton in supports our military Troops by
working with Big & Rich, Fort Sill Oklahoma.
Marty is a veteran of US Army 82nd Airborne
and is honored to participate in motivating out
troops. He worked with Colonel Waters of Ft.
Sill to make the show a huge success.
|Smithsonian Institute traveling
exhibit on Women of the Wild West.
|Attempted to break his own record 1997 spinning the worlds
largest loop of over 120 feet and comes only few feet short.
You can see the rope being feed into the loop that was
stretched out the back stage door.
Will Rogers Follies
Will Rogers played by Marty Tipton
The Autry ~ Los Angeles California
Marty Tipton and The Cowboy Way
by JENNA LOMEL
Tipton is about as close as one can get
to the American cowboy of yore this
side of the year 2000... Continue story
Support the Troops
|Its No Coincidence
Marty Tipton has Talent'
He's a Native Oklahoman with
relative ties to the legendary Will Rogers.
Tipton is now retired form the rodeo life and
donates his time to charity and visiting senior
living centers and childrens hospital.
|Oklahoma Governor Fallin and Tipton
having dinner at the mansion in
|Senator John McCain
World War Memorial
|Oklahoma Farm & Ranch
Featured story on Tipton and his family
history in the Wild West Show business.
Universal Video Trailer
|BON SECOURS GOLF TOURNAMENT FUND RAISER
for Inner City Children
For the opening of the tournament we had a western theme
party were me line danced and had super great time. There
was a dummy horse and calf roping practice machine and
other fun cowboy things to do for the adults. After I
performed few small fancy rope spinning tricks we lined
danced for the rest of the evening. Big Giant thanks goes out
to Dr. Ross Dr. Shack and Dr. Hanna who took the stage
showing their trick roping skills. We had a chuck wagon feed
with the best BBQ ever and hordourves. I was so happy to
be part of something so great. The event raised over
$300,000. I want to thank the players, Doctors and all the
volunteers. It was my pleasure to be a part of something so
|American Cancer Society
Fund Raiser Cains
Ballroom, Tulsa OK
|Marty R. Tipton
For generations Marty Tipton's forefathers performed in and
were event directors for legendary shows like the Pawnee Bill's
Wild West Show, 101 Ranch Wild West Show, Buffalo Bill Wild
West Show, Tom Mix Circus leading all the way back to the late
1800s. Performance genes have trickled down through the
generations and are clearly evident when you see Marty speak
and perform. If you ever seen a someone engaging with the
audience and twirling a rope at the same time it was probably
Tipton. Since Will Rogers himself Tipton is the only cowboy
known to crack up an audience while spinning a lasso. He has
performed in just about every type of venue imaginable making
crowds laugh in everything from professional sports games to the
Broadway productions like the Will Rogers Follies. Tipton has
taken the art of trick roping to new extremes like nothing ever
seen before. If you interested how to hire a lasso spinning
cowboy and humorist or need any assistance western theme
event contact Tipton Entertainment on how to produce or book a
The Oklahoma Kid
|Comedy Central Albuquerque Convention
Center along with Mark Curry Comedy
Centrally #1 Comedians
Presbyterian Foundation Fund Raiser
Wild West Showman
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