Here are a few mile-markers along Gary's long trail ride: Guest star and performer on Riders in the Sky's Riders' Radio Theater, a National Public Radio-syndicated, live broadcast. January 25, 1989. Featured performer in the 1989 Elko Cowboy Poetry Gathering video, The Best of the Gathering, produced by the National Folklife Conservancy. Published in New Cowboy Poetry: A Contemporary Gathering, edited by Hal Cannon (Gibbs-Smith, publisher, Utah, 1990). Cover photograph and feature article in Song of the West, the magazine of Western and cowboy music, Summer 1990. Feature article in Western Horseman Magazine, June 1990. Named the national champion yodeler by the Western Music Association November 1991. Recipient of the Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame for writing and recording the best original cowboy song of 1992. Feature poem in Western Horseman Magazine, September 1996. Featured interview on National Public Radio's All Things Considered March 7, 2000. Feature article in American Cowboy Magazine,  April, 2003.  Named Western Music Yodeler of the Year by The Academy of Western Artists 2010. ”
Albums by Gary McMahan: Colorado Blue, Released 1980 by HorseApple Records. Saddle 'Em Up and Go!, Released 1988 by HorseApple Records. A Cowboyin' Day, Released 1992 by HorseApple Records. Poems and Yodels, Released 1997 by HorseApple Records. Gary McMahan Live in Elko, Nevada, Released 2000 by HorseApple Records. Goin' My Way?, Released 2009 by HorseApple Records Video by Gary McMahan: Gary McMahan Live! Released 1995 by HorseApple Records. Book by Gary McMahan: Gary McMahan In Poem and Song Released 1997 by The Record Stockman. ”
Gary McMahan Songs Recorded by Other Artists:   Garth Brooks  A Cowgirl's Saddle - Based on a poem of Gary's from “The Lost Sessions” Pearl Records      Riders In The Sky Ol' Cowpoke - from "Cowboy Jubilee,' Rounder 0147 The First Cowboy Song - from "Always Drink Upstream From The Herd” Rounder 0360   Ian Tyson The Old Double Diamond - from “Old Corrals and Sagebrush,” Story Plain SP5-1106   Chris LeDoux Real Live Buckaroo - from " Songs of Rodeo and Country," American Cowboy Songs The Buckskin Lady - from "Songs of Rodeo and Country," American Cowboy Songs Daydream Cowboy - from "Songs of Rodeo and Country," American Cowboy Songs) Jodie the Rodeo Clown - from "Songs of Rodeo and Country," American Cowboy Songs The Old Double Diamond - from "Songbook of the American West," American Cowboy Songs Back When We Was Kids - from "He Rides the Wild Horses," American Cowboy Songs Rodeo in Montana - from "Thirty Dollar Cowboy," American Cowboy Songs   Dave Stamey The Old Double Diamond - from “Campfire Waltz”, Horsecamp Music. Juni Fisher  Waitin' for Spring - Winner of the 2008 Western Heritage Award/Wrangler Award National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum 2008 release: “Gone for Colorado”, Red Geetar Records.   Prickly Pair Waitin' for Spring - 2010 release: “Free Rangin’” Cactus Chorale Entertainment, Inc.  ”