Jim Halsey has set the standard in the music industry for over 60 years. In his honored career, he has guided and in many cased discovered-such stellar names as: The Oakridge Boys, Roy Clark, Hank Thompson, Reba McEntire, Wanda Jackson, Tammy Wynette, Rick Nelson, Roy Orbison, Dwight Yoakam, Clint Black, The Judds, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Lee Greenwood and a host of others.
"Woodrow Wilson Crumbo and the oil man Thomas Gilcrease met for the first time at the Mayo Hotel in Tulsa in 1945. Gilcrease would eventually persuade the young Crumbo to join him as artist-in-residence at Thomas Gilcrease museum". Minisa Halsey, a contributing author of Woody Crumbo, credits Crumbo's Native American Artwork. Crumbo's artwork holds a historical place for the native mind.