Do you know how many civilisations have died here, in this beautiful place? How many buffalo? Do you know how many dreams have been dreamed, how much love has been made, how much music has sweetened souls?
Did you know Buffalo Bill’s rifle was called Lucretia Borgia?
Did you know Wild Bill Hickock was originally nicknamed Duck Bill because of his long nose and protruding lips? He grew a moustache and started calling himself ‘Wild Bill’ in a (successful) effort to re-brand himself.
Did you know that when Billy The Kid was sentenced, the judge told him he was going to hang until he was “dead, dead, dead”. His response was, “you can go to hell, hell, hell.”
Did you know Colonel Custer graduated from West Point bottom of his class?
Did you know one of Sitting Bull’s other names was Jumping Badger?
My grandfather loved Westerns and I always wanted to be John Wayne. I’m not sure I want to apologise.