Tag Archives: old west

Who Killed Joe Sitter?

Recently, I told the story of how US Mounted Customs Agent Joe Sitter was killed in an ambush in a remote canyon on May 23, 1915. That killing has always been blamed on the border bandit Chico Cano. But there … Continue reading

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Adventures of a Texas Storyteller

See, here’s what happened. On our way down to the canyon where Joe Sitter was killed, I saw this little mud hole. Not a problem! After all, I was driving a Jeep and I had 4-wheel drive.

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Joe Sitter, Texas Shootist

Joseph Russell “Joe” Sitter (1864-1915) is one of those Southwestern lawmen who is not well known but who worked hard to keep the border safe during the Mexican Revolution and bandit troubles in the early part of the 20th Century. … Continue reading

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Border Bravo is Available Again

Buscadero Productions has re-issued my first album, BORDER BRAVO. We recorded this album of western songs at Lubbock, Texas, in 2002. In 2003, the album won Best Traditional Album of the Year from the Western Music Association.

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