Second Mickey Gilley Autographed Gilley’s Mud Flap Acquired 3-6-13

Second Mickey Gilley Autographed Gilley's mud flap from the 2011 American Pickers episode.

Hey Ya’ll, Finally, the 2 Gilley’s truck mud flaps autographed by Mickey Gilley during the taping of the 2011 American Pickers episode where Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz went to Mickey’s warehouse in Texas are back together again. Here is a short clip of Mike, Frank and Mickey with the mud flaps. When we purchased … Continue reading

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Dr. Lonnie Hammargren Visits GilleysMuseum.com

Dr. Lonnie Hammargren at GilleysMuseum.com on December 4, 2012.

Today, Tuesday December 4, 2012, GilleysMuseum.com had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Lonnie Hammargren for a private tour of our collection. For those of you who aren’t into Nevada and Las Vegas history, Dr. Hammargren has a long and distinguished career in medicine, politics and furthering the protection of the history of Las Vegas, among … Continue reading

Gilley’s Mud Flap via “American Pickers”

Gilley's Mud Flap from "American Pickers" show.

As many of you already know, the hit television show “American Pickers” did a show last year primarily around buying Gilley’s memorabilia from Mickey Gilley and that one of the most popular “picks” was a pair of Gilley’s truck mud flaps that they had Mickey autograph for them. That episode originally aired on September 5, … Continue reading

Gilley’s Collectibles – Odds ‘n Ends

I’m calling these items “Odds ‘n Ends” because they don’t fit into any particular category of typical vintage Gilley’s Pasadena, TX items but are just as cool and collectible as anything else. Added to our collection in April of 2014 is this sexy lace Gilley’s garter. It’s red and white lace with a white ribbon … Continue reading

Gilley’s Pasadena, TX Bumper Stickers

Framed Gilley's Pasadena, TX Poster

Hey ya’ll, There is so much interest in the vintage original Gilley’s Pasadena, TX bumper stickers that I just had to take some time to get all of ours together and take pictures for ya’ll. As you’ll see, there are several types. The two things they all have in common is the 3M backing paper … Continue reading

Sherwood Cryer – Gilley’s Co-Founder

While almost everyone knows the name “Gilley’s” most people don’t know the name Sherwood Cryer. But you should, because if there wasn’t a Sherwood Cryer there would be no Gilley’s. There would also be no “Urban Cowboy” movie, no mechanical bulls in country bars, and probably nothing like the world-wide growth in the popularity of … Continue reading

Gilley’s Beer Signs, Shirts and Posters

(February, 2012 NOTE:  Since the airing, and re-runs, of the “American Pickers” episode where Mike and Frank meet Mickey Gilley and buy some of his memorabilia, prices for anything with the name “Gilley’s” on it have fluctuated widely from where they were prior to the episode, so any pricing information given in answer to questions … Continue reading

Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee Autographs

Vintage Gilley's Poster

Hey Ya’ll, I thought it might be interesting to put together a list of items in the Gilley’s Museum collection that are personally autographed by either Mickey Gilley, Johnny Lee, or both. I may have missed a few items since the collection is so large, but here are some examples (with pictures) for your appreciation. #1 … Continue reading