This week’s program is about Adolph Bandelier. He was a Swiss-born anthropologist and archaeologist. His contributions to the studies of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas was landmark. His birthday was August 6. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Adolph_Bandelier_080622.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

It’s our Movie Saturday program. For this edition, we highlight the life and career of Amerkican actor and director L.Q. Jones. He passed away in early July just shy of his 95th birthday. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/LQ_Jones_073022.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

True West Magazine firearms editor Phil Spangenberger joins us for the hour. He’s also produced Wild West shows and has served as a gun coach for a number of Hollywood productions. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Phil_Spangenberger_072322.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

We attempt to answer the question of what is a western. Our guest is filmmaker Travis Mills. He was on the show last year talking about his project of 12 Westerns in 12 Months. His company is Running Wild Films. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Travis_Mills_071622.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

We celebrate the life and music of B western star and recording artist Eddie Dean. July 9 would’ve been Eddie’s 115th birthday. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Eddie_Dean_070922.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

It’s our Nuggets show–a show basically about nothing. Think about an episode of Seinfeld but western… https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/July_Nuggets_070222.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

It’s Movie Saturday and we’re doing the movies of George Armstrong Custer. Historian and author Dan Gagliasso joins us to talk about Custer and what made him the man of hour, so to speak, on this, the anniversary day of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Custer_Movies_062522.mp3Podcast: Play in newContinue Reading

Author Al Fleming joins us. His book, Following That Dream From Elvis To Hollywood, chronicles when Al met Elvis when the actor and singer was making a movie in Western Florida in 1961. They became good friends and Elvis encouraged Al to come to Hollywood. The book is about thoseContinue Reading

Retired musician and music arranger John Komrada joins us to talk about the music of western movies and television series. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/John_Komrada_061128.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading

Western Writers of America author Melody Groves joins us to talk about her book, When Outlaws Wore Badges. It was a winner of the 2021 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award in the History category. You can find the book on Amazon.com. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Melody_Groves_060422.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSContinue Reading