Oral History Information
Margaret Woods receives great satisfaction bringing joy to others as an entertainer! Even as a small child dancing on tables, Margaret realized she could make others smile. When her father opened a dance hall it was the perfect place for her to show off her talents as a dancer and singer. Margaret sang back up for the likes of Buck Owens and Johnny Cash and traveled to Las Vegas to perform at the Golden Nugget. In 1961 she and her husband, country guitarist Pick Woods, hosted their own television program. Six years later Pick opened a small music store in Medford, Oregon, which launched Margaret’s passion for selling musical instruments. She enjoyed selling organs in their mall store and went on to form two businesses in the music industry - first Computer Keyboards in 1983 and M. W. Connections, a marketing firm, in 2000. She was instrumental in developing several Organ Clubs, as well as concerts that featured top artists. For over thirty years she participation at the Oregon State Fair bringing music to thousands and building her Organ business. Over all these years she still loves combining her gifts as an entertainer with introducing musical instruments into the lives of her customers.