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Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama program set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. The radio show first aired on April 26, 1952 and ran until June 18, 1961 on the CBS radio network.
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Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through September 14, 1952. Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal, to track them down. The shows were reenactments of actual Texas Ranger cases.
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Step into the past with the Old Time Radio Westerns Podcast, where we proudly present digitally restored classic Western radio dramas in a way that transcends the limitations of their original recordings. Immerse yourself in the golden age of radio, now reborn with a richness and clarity that surpasses the vintage versions. As specialists in digital restoration, we’ve meticulously enhanced every episode, elevating the audio quality to new heights. The sounds of birds chirping, the creak of a ...
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Have Gun Will Travel was a popular American Western television series that aired on CBS from 1957 through 1963. It was the #4 show in the Nielsen ratings in its first year, and #3 for the next three years. It was one of the few television shows to spawn a successful radio version. The radio series debuted on November 23, 1958. The show followed the adventures of Paladin, a gentleman-turned-gunfighter played by John Dehner on radio, who preferred to settle problems without violence, yet, when ...
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Chad Remington is an aspiring new lawyer in the big city whose world and dreams are turned upside down by the news of his father’s murder back in the small ranching town of Dos Rios where he was raised. His quest to bring the killer to justice serves as the springboard to an unexpected new career as a crimefighting attorney struggling to bring order to his small corner of the frontier as it makes the difficult transition from the Old West to the New.
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Hopalong Cassidy A western that was greater than The Roy Rogers Show or Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch. Hoppy was a hero to one and all. He and his sidekick, California Carlson, roamed the Southwest in thrilling stories week after week. Almost every tale had a little mystery in it, and almost every story ended with Hoppy’s boisterous laugh. Clarence Mulford, the author of the Hopalong Cassidy stores, created a hard-fisted, rough and tough cowboy, nowhere near or like the lovable Hoppy of the movi ...
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The Cisco Kid was a popular film, radio, television and comic book series based on the fictional Western character created by O. Henry in his short story, “The Caballero’s Way,” published in 1907 in the collection Heart of the West. Films and television depicted the Cisco Kid as a heroic Mexican caballero, although in O. Henry’s original story he was a non-Hispanic character and a cruel outlaw probably modeled on Billy the Kid. The Cisco Kid came to radio October 2, 1942, with Jackson Beck i ...
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Frontier Gentleman is different from other radio westerns in that the story centered not around some colorful character out of the old West, but it is about a foreigner. An Englishman who came to America to experience firsthand what it is like to live in the still wild and untamed frontier. As the series goes on, we’ll find that Kendall is as good with a gun as he is with a pen.
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What the locals know… or need to know. Current topics and classic spots – the SCD crew will break it down each episode. Each episode the revolving group of hosts will address local topics, upcoming events, review Hickory staples, and throw some personal opinions in there as well. We’re big fans of Hickory, NC, and think you should be too. Andrew Moose: A transplant from Statesville, NC, and Lenoir-Rhyne graduate, Moose is the “Unofficial King of Hickory” (at least that what’s inscribed on hi ...
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Original Air Date: June 12, 1954 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • William Conrad (Matt Dillion) • Parley Baer (Chester) • Georgia Ellis (Kitty) • Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: • Joseph Kearns • Helen Kleeb • Paul Savage • Clayton Post Writer: • John Meston Producer: • Norman Macdonnell Music: • Rex Ko…
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Original Air Date: September 16, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • Frank Martin • Reed Hadley • Wilms Herbert • Dick Ryan • Lurene Tuttle Writer: • Russell Hughes Producer: • Stacy Keach Exit music from: Roundup on the …
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Original Air Date: August 30, 1959 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Have Gun Will Travel Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • John Dehner (Paladin) • Ben Wright (Heyboy) • Virginia Gregg (Miss. Wong) Special Guests: • Richard Perkins • Jack Moyles Producer: • Norman MacDonnell Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0k…
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Original Air Date: September 16, 1950 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Tales of the Texas Rangers Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Star: • Joel McCrea (Ranger Jayce Pearson) Special Guests: • Tony Barrett • Frank Martin • Reed Hadley • Wilms Herbert • Dick Ryan • Lurene Tuttle Writer: • Russell Hughes Producer: • Stacy Keach Exit music from: Roundup on the …
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Original Air Date: August 30, 1959 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Have Gun Will Travel Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • John Dehner (Paladin) • Ben Wright (Heyboy) • Virginia Gregg (Miss. Wong) Special Guests: • Richard Perkins • Jack Moyles Producer: • Norman MacDonnell Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0k…
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Original Air Date: June 12, 1954 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • William Conrad (Matt Dillion) • Parley Baer (Chester) • Georgia Ellis (Kitty) • Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: • Joseph Kearns • Helen Kleeb • Paul Savage • Clayton Post Writer: • John Meston Producer: • Norman Macdonnell Music: • Rex Ko…
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Original Air Date: 1949 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Frontier Town Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • Jeff Chandler (Chad Remington) • Wade Crosby (Cherokee O’Bannon) Writer: • Joel Murcott Producer: • Paul Franklin Music: • Bob Mitchell • Ivan Ditmars Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK…
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Original Air Date: 1949 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Frontier Town Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • Jeff Chandler (Chad Remington) • Wade Crosby (Cherokee O’Bannon) Writer: • Joel Murcott Producer: • Paul Franklin Music: • Bob Mitchell • Ivan Ditmars Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK…
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Original Air Date: June 29, 1958 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: • William Conrad (Matt Dillion) • Parley Baer (Chester) • Georgia Ellis (Kitty) • Howard McNear (Doc) Producer: • Norman Macdonnell Music: • Rex Koury Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK…
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