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May 18-24, 2015
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David Grasse tells us about the Holbrook, Arizona shootout
involving Commodore Perry Owens.

Perry Owens
Perry Owens


Jim MacGregor and Dakota talk about Frank James, Jessie’s brother,
and how he was the real outlaw in the family.

Click HERE to listen to Dakota talk with Jim about Frank James.

Frank James
Frank James


We also feature the song "Frank James Farewell" by Michael Martin Murphey
and also the song "Holbrook Shootout" by Due West Trio.


Michael Martin Murphey


Due West Trio
Due West Trio


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May 11-17, 2015
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Dakota talks to stunt man and performer, Buck Montgomery,
about movie and live stunt work.

Buck Montgomery
Buck Montgomery


Laren Hunley tells us about the strange things
that happened to George Parrott after his death.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about what happened.

George Parrott
George Parrott


We also feature the song "I Ride An Old Paint" by Michael Martin Murphey.


Michael Martin Murphey


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the ENTIRE May 11-17, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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May 4-10, 2015
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Dakota and Jim Clark meet on location and have a conversation about movie trains.

Click HERE to listen to Jim Clark and Dakota talk about the trains.

Old West Train


Bob Alexander, an ex-lawman tells us about Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones.

Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones
Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones


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the ENTIRE May 4-10, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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April 27-May 3, 2015
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Dakota talks to Tom Todd about his book
that tells the story behind Old West grave sites.

Click HERE to listen to Tom Todd talk with Dakota about Old West grave sites.

Old West Grave Site
Old West Grave Site


Jim Dunham and Dakota talk about whether
Old West gunfighters were real or fiction made up by novelist.

Gunfighters


We also feature a song by Michael Martin Murphey.

Michael Martin Murphey
Michael Martin Murphey


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE April 27-May 3, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling 

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April 20-26, 2015
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Dakota talks to Roger Tuller about one of the Old West’s most famous judges…
Hanging Judge Isaac Parker.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about Judge Parker.

Judge Isaac Parker
Judge Isaac Parker


Jim MacGregor gives us the history of the people of Texas
and why they tend to be unique.

Texas


We also feature a song by Don Edwards.

Don Edwards
Don Edwards


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the ENTIRE April 20-26, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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April 13-19, 2015
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Jim MacGregor and Dakota talk about the Mormon people coming out west
and the number of towns they founded.

Mormon Pioneers
Mormon Pioneers


Phyllis de la Garza tells us about a unique early west Arizonian
by the name of the Apache Kid.

Click HERE to listen to Phyllis talk with Dakota about the Apache Kid.

Apache Kid
Apache Kid


We also feature songs by Dave Stamey and by Due West Trio.

Dave Stamey
Dave Stamey


Due West Trio
Due West Trio


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the ENTIRE April 13-19, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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April 6-12, 2015
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Once again we have our regular, Bill O’Neal on the show.
This time he tells us about Old West Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming 1882


In the second half of the show Curtis Rich talks to us about
what the 1800’s cowboy wore.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the 1800's cowboy attire.

Cowboys
Cowboys


We also feature a song by Michael Martin Murphey.

Michael Martin Murphey
Michael Martin Murphey


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the ENTIRE April 6-12, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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March 30-April 5, 2015
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Bill O’Neal tells about an Old West Texas character… Pink Higgins.
Even though his name was Pink, he was one tough guy.

Pink Higgins
Pink Higgins


Dakota talks to Ben Traywick about the Guadalupe Canyon Shootout.
According to Ben, if it had not happened,
probably the O.K. Corral Shootout wouldn’t have either.

Click HERE to listen to Dakota talk with Ben about the shootout.

Guadalupe Canyon
Guadalupe Canyon


We also feature songs by Michael Martin Murphey and by Frank Fara.

Michael Martin Murphey
Michael Martin Murphey

Frank Fara
Frank Fara


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the ENTIRE March 30-April 5, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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March 23-29, 2015
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In the Old West even actors got shot.
Bill O’Neal tells us about the shooting of Maurice Barrymore.

Click HERE to listen to Bill O'Neal.

Maurice Barrymore
Maurice Barrymore


Jim MacGregor and Dakota talk about
the facts of the Five Day War involving Billy the Kid.

Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid


We also feature the song "Legend of Billy the Kid" by J. E. Mainer.


J. E. Mainer


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the ENTIRE March 23-29, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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March 16-22, 2015
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Dakota talks to Michael F. Blake about the makeup worn
by early western movie stars.

Michael F. Blake
Michael F. Blake


Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith talk to Dakota
about the life and times of frontier women.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation with Linda and Ursula.

Women in Waiting by Linda Peavy & Ursula Smith Linda Peavy & Ursula Smith


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the ENTIRE March 16-22, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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March 9-15, 2015
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Dakota and Rob Doudell talk about one of the TV’s and Movie’s
greatest cowboy heroes… Roy Rogers.

Click HERE to listen to Rob Doudell talk about Roy.

Roy Rogers
Roy Rogers


Bill O’Neal tells about frontier farmers.
According to Bill, it was the farmers, not the cowboys who settled the west.

Old West farmers
Old West farmers


We also feature the song "Restless Rovin’ Cowboy" by The Due West Trio.

Due West Trio
Due West Trio


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE March 9-15, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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March 2-8, 2015
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Dakota talks to Ben Traywick about one of Tombstone’s unique characters,
Buckskin Frank Leslie.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation Dakota has with Ben Traywick.

Buckskin Frank Leslie
Frank Leslie


Jim MacGregor gives us biographical information
about killer John Wesley Hardin.

John Wesley Hardin
John Wesley Hardin


Due West Trio sings "Restless Rovin' Cowboy."

Due West Trio
Due West Trio


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the ENTIRE March 2-8, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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February 23-March 1, 2015
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Don Mayes and Dakota talk about early muzzleloader firearms
and the transition to cartridges.

Click HERE to listen to Don Mayes talk with Dakota.

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Chip Carlson tells us about one of the most unique men
of the Old West… Tom Horn.

Tom Horn
Tom Horn


Bill Barwick sings "These Friends of Mine."

Bill Barwick
Bill Barwick


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the ENTIRE February 23-March 1, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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February 16-22, 2015
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Dakota has a conversation with Drew Gomber,
before an audience, about Billy the Kid.

Drew Gomber
Drew Gomber

Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid


Jim MacGregor tells us about a little known battle with major consequences.
It was the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon.

Jim MacGregor
Jim MacGregor

Palo Duro Canyon
Palo Duro Canyon


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE February 16-22, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

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February 9-15, 2015
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Dakota talks to B.J. Alderman about Old West lawmen’s wives
and how they were essential to his success.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation with B.J. Alderman.

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Lee Anderson tells us about the essential tools of an Old West cowboy.
The most essential being the horse.

Lee Anderson
Lee Anderson


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE February 9-15, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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February 2-8, 2015
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Linda Wommack tells us about some intriguing
Old West graveyards with an emphasis on Colorado.

Click HERE to listen to Linda talk with Dakota about Old West graves.

Doc Holliday Marker


Dakota tells us a little about Coffeyville, KS.

Coffeyville, KS Bank


Dakota talks to Jim MacGregor about two good-bad men,
Ben Thompson and King Fisher and their interesting death.

King Fisher
King Fisher

Ben Thompson
Ben Thompson


We feature the song "Last Roundup" by Rex Allen.

Rex Allen


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE February 2-8, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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January 26-February 1, 2015
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Dakota talks to Tim Sweet about the Billy the Kid museum,
and, of course, Billy the Kid himself.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation between Tim and Dakota.

Billy the Kid Museum


Frank Allen tells us about the Montana vigilantes;
the reason for their start and how they changed during their existence.

Vigilantes


We feature the song "The Ballad of Billy The Kid" by Michael Martin Murphey.

Michael Martin Murphey


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE January 26-February 1, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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January 19-25, 2015
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Dakota talks to regular Jim MacGregor about
the western towns that were settled by the Mormon people.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the towns settled by the Mormons.

Mormon Pioneers


Bob Alexander and Dakota talk about a Southern Arizona event
called the Gage Train Robbery.

Train Robbery


We feature the song "From Whence Came The Cowboy"
by Sons Of The San Joaquin.

Sons Of The San Joaquin


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE January 19-25, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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January 12-18, 2015
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Dakota talks to Bill O’Neal about the differences
between Texas cattle ranches and California cattle ranches.

Click HERE to listen to Bill O'Neal talk with Dakota.

California Cattle Workers


Kathy Chamberlain tells us about one
of the lesser known Plains Indian chiefs… Victorio.

Victorio


Our music this week by Sons of the San Joaquin.

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Sons of the San Joaquin


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE January 12-18, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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January 5-11, 2015
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Dakota and Rick Miller discuss the reconstruction following the Civil War
and how it created Bloody Bill Longley.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the Civil War and Bloody Bill Longley.

Bloody Bill Longley


Jim Dunham tells us about Dodge City of the cattle drive days
and how those days ended.

cattle drive


Our music this week by R.W. Hampton and by Sons of the San Joaquin.

R.W. Hampton
R.W. Hampton

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If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE January 5-11, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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December 29, 2014 - January 4, 2015
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Dakota talks to Bill O’Neal about another great Old West ranch.
This conversation is about Buffalo Bill Cody’s ranch.

Click HERE to listen to Bill O'Neal talk about the ranch.

Buffalo Bill Cody
Buffalo Bill Cody


Lee Anderson talks to us about the difference between the way
Vaqueros and the way cowboys trained their horses.

Vaquero and Cowboy
Vaquero and Cowboy


Our music this week by Dave Stamey.

Dave Stamey
Dave Stamey


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE December 29, 2014 - January 4, 2015 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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December 22-28, 2014
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Chris Enss tells us about her new book "Love Lessons From The Old West."

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about Chris' new book.

Love Lessons From The Old West


One of the more interesting wars of the Old West
was the Texas Salt War. Paul Cool tells us about the war.

Texas Salt War


Phyllis de la Garza gives us an update on
one of the most gruesome families of the Old West…the Benders.

The Benders
The Benders


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE December 22-28, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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December 15-21, 2014
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John Goodwin and Dakota get together at Wild Western Festival
and talk about western novels and CD’s.

Click HERE to listen to John Godwin and Dakota talk about western novels and CD's.

John Goodwin and Dakota
John Goodwin and Dakota


Dakota talks to Erik Anderson about Old West flim-flam men
and how the same cons are being used today.

Gambling Table


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE December 15-21, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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December 8-14, 2014
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Dakota and Bill O’Neal talk about the King Ranch,
one of the great ranches of the Old West and today.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the King Ranch.

Richard King
Richard King


Art Burton tells us about Bass Reeves, a great lawman of the Indian Territory
and a model for one of today’s great fictional lawmen.

Bass Reeves
Bass Reeves


This week we feature the music by Sons of the San Joaquin and by Joe Bowman.

Sons of the San Joaquin
Sons of the San Joaquin

Dakota with Joe Bowman
Dakota with Joe Bowman


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE December 8-14, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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December 1-7, 2014
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Dakota talks to Texas Ranger Museum Director, Byron Johnson
about the Texas Rangers and the museum.

Click HERE to listen to Byron Johnson talk about the Texas Ranger Museum.

Texas Rangers Museum


Lee Anderson tells us about a couple of sub-divisions of cowboys…
drovers and wranglers.

drovers-wranglers


This week we feature the song "Texas Rangers" by Michael Martin Murphey.

Michael Martin Murphey
Michael Martin Murphey


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE December 1-7, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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November 24-30, 2014
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This week Dakota talks to regular Jim MacGregor
about the Alamo and some of the myths that surround it.

The Alamo
The Alamo


Dakota and Brian McGinty talk about the Oatman massacre
and what happened to the surviving daughters who were captured by Indians.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the Oatman Massacre.

Oatman Massacre by Brian McGinty


Our music this week is by The Sons Of The San Joaquin.

Sons Of The San Joaquin
Sons Of The San Joaquin


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE November 24-30, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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November 17-23, 2014
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Dakota and Billy the Kid expert Drew Gomber
talk about none other than Billy The Kid.

Click HERE to listen to Drew Gomber talk about Billy the Kid.

Billy The Kid
Billy The Kid


Jim MacGregor tells us about how to successfully rob stagecoaches and trains.

stagecoach robbery
Stage Robbery


Our music this week is by Michael Martin Murphey and by Jim Greer.

Michael Martin Murphey
Michael Martin Murphey

Jim Greer
Jim Greer


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE November 17-23, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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November 10-16, 2014
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Dakota talks to Don Bullis about some of New Mexico’s Old West gun fighters.

Don Bullis
Don Bullis


Chris Enss talks to Dakota about George Custer’s wife
and traveling companion Libby Custer.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about Libby Custer.

Libby Custer
Libby Custer


Our music this week is by R. W. Hampton.

R. W. Hampton
R. W. Hampton


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE November 10-16, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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November 3-9, 2014
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Jim MacGregor tells about the demise of the James-Younger Gang in Minnesota.

Click HERE to listen to Dakota and Jim talk about this demise.

Jesse & Frank James
Jesse & Frank James

The Youngers
The Youngers


Dakota talks to stuntman Amos Carver about movie, TV and live stunt work.

Amos Carver
Amos Carver


Our music this week is by Michael Martin Murphey and by Tom Hiatt.


Michael Martin Murphey

Tom Hiatt
Tom Hiatt


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE November 3-9, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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October 27-November 2, 2014
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Bill O’Neal tells us about a man on man shootout that took place
in the small town of Benson, Arizona.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about the shootout.

Benson, Arizona
Benson, AZ

Shootout


Once again highlighting Arizona’s outlaw element
Larry Yadon tells us about Arizona’s gunfighters.

Harry Wheeler
Harry Wheeler


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE October 27-November 2, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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October 20-26, 2014
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Once again Michael F. Blake talks to us about a great western classic.
This time it’s High Noon.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation.

Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper


Bill O’Neal talks to Dakota about Poncho Villa and how Poncho's invasions into the US
were responsible for our transition from the Old West military to modern military.

Pancho Villa
Pancho Villa

Old West military
Old West military


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE October 20-26, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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October 13-19, 2014
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Bob Alexander talks to Dakota about his new book,
Bad Company and Burnt Powder.

Click HERE to listen to Bob and Dakota talk about Bob's new book.

Bad Company and Burnt Powder


Jim MacGregor and Dakota talk about Wyatt Earp
and whether he was a good guy or a bad guy.

Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE October 13-19, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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October 6-12, 2014
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Dakota talks to Linda Wommak about Ann Basset. Research shows that Ann may have
been involved with Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid.
Quite possibly she was Etta Place.

Ann Basset
Ann Basset


Tricia Spencer has written two books about Roy Rogers and Dale Evans and their fans.
Dakota talks to Tricia about her books.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation about Roy and Dale.

Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
Roy Rogers and Dale Evans


Our music this week is by Roy & Dale, "Happy Trails."

Happy Trails


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE October 6-12, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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September 29 - October 5, 2014
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Dakota and Michael F. Blake
talk about that classic western movie Shane.

Click HERE to listen to Michael and Dakota talk about the movie.

Shane
Shane


Texas’ biggest feud and the Old West’s longest shootout was
the Regulator War. Dakota and Bill O’Neal discuss this event.

Regulator War marker


Our music this week is by by Marty Robbins.

Marty Robbins


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE September 29-October 5, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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September 22-28, 2014
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Dakota talks to Galaxy Press President John Goodwin
about western novels and CD’s.

Click HERE to listen to the conversation that Dakota had with John Goodwin.

John Goodwin
John Goodwin


One of the Old West’s most interesting families was the Horrells.
Dakota and David Johnson talk about them.

The Horrell Wars by David Johnson


If you would like information on how to purchase
the ENTIRE September 22-28, 2014 SHOW click HERE!

$8.45 - includes shipping and handling

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