• Romantic contemporary ballad composed by Gary Rex Tanner & Eric Bikales. Performed by Gary Rex Tanner, Featuring Eric "The Kansas City Ripper" Bikales on Piano & Pat "Peabo" Perez on Saxophone.

  • 'The Oklahoma Gamblin' Man' book trailer

  • Interview about how Gary came to write the book 'The Oklahoma Gamblin' Man' with Daisy talking about her contribution. Go to to read excerpts and see pictures from the book as well as the music CD with songs pertaining to the stories in the book.

  • The Oklahoma Gamblin' Man threads it way, as we share the unique experiences of Rex Albert Tanner, through a fascinating period of American history that begins prior to World War I and never really ends. Beginning in Oklahoma's indian territory, proceeding through the "Roaring 20's," the Great Depression's gangster era World World II and the development of California as one of the nation's most powerful economies, Rex Tanner plays his small part in a unique, colorful and sometimes hilarious fashion. To read his story, accompanied by original songs, authentic photographs of the characters within and original watercolor paintings of many highlighted scenes, places the reader squarely in the middle of the Oklahoma Gamblin' Man's life and leaves you with a sense of having known someone purely original.

  • Born in Oklahoma's Indian Territory, Fayette's Boys ramble through life rough and tumble, taking on all of life's challenges, twists and turns.