Mary’s Facts

Professional Credits:
Lewis & Clark Interpreter for
2004-2005 National Humanities
Grant for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri,
and Nebraska

Nebraska Humanities Speaker

NSAI Sioux Falls Songwriting
Workshop Regional Coordinator

CD:  Horizon Unbounded, released 2000

Commissioned Songs:
We Are All Winners Here, South Dakota Special Olympics
Step in Faith, United Church of Christ, North Sioux City, SD

Career Quotes:
“I spent 23 years of my life in Nashville. Beginning a career as a singer/
songwriter in my forties in Vermillion SD shows that God has a sense of humor!"

"I'm a poster woman for not planning your life!"

Musical Instruments:
Taylor 512 Acoustic Guitar and Gibson Earl Scruggs Mastertone Banjo

Musical Influences:
Beatles; Flatt & Scruggs; Gilbert & Sullivan; George Frideric Handel;
Peter, Paul & Mary; Cole Porter; Rogers & Hammerstein; and Isaac Watts

Photo Credits:
Historic costume photo by Don Skillman, Vermillion, SD
Performance photo by Marty Davidsohn, Sioux Falls, SD
All other photos by Harry Butler, Nashville, TN

Web Design: Matt Rognstad and Mary Green Vickrey

Birth Name: Mary Lynn Green
Birthplace: Ft. Worth, TX
Husband: Barry Vickrey
Sons: David and his wife Corey live in CA; Mark lives in SD
Places Lived: Ft. Worth, Waco, and Thorndale TX; Alamosa CO; Nashville TN;
Chicago IL; Grand Forks ND; and Vermillion SD
High School: John Overton, Nashville TN
College: Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, history major
Volunteer: Adult choir, United Church of Christ-Congregational, Vermillion, SD
Hobbies: International doll collection, travel, ethnic restaurants,
antique stores, garage sales, movies, cooking, and gardening
Favorite Restaurant: Jaipur Indian Restaurant, Omaha NE
Best Garage Sale Purchase: My first 5-string, a Kay banjo
Favorite Movies: Anything B/W on Turner Classic Movies
Recipe I'm Known For: Pecan Pie


Historical Music Performances

Original Music Performances