On this edition of Voices of the West, preview the movie “Oklahoma!” to be shown by Empire Ranch Foundation at the “Oklahoma!” at the Loft Cinema in Tucson. We talk with ERF advisory board member John Komrada about the musical. Komrada is a retired Nashville music arranger. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Oklahoma!_091419.mp3Podcast: Play inContinue Reading

Tucson journalist David Leighton joins us on this program to talk about an Arizona institution when it came to photography–Ray Manley. You no doubt have seen his work on the cover of Arizona Highways Magazine and elsewhere. Leighton wrote an article about Manley for the September 2019 issue of ArizonaContinue Reading

On today’s program, we talk with author Gene Freese. He’s written a number of books on western character actors and stuntmen. His latest is coming out in December 2019 “The Western Films of Robert Mitchum.” Plus, we talk about stuntmen and cowboy fights! https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Gene%20Freese_082419.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:Continue Reading

Author Robert N. Watt joins us from the UK to talk about his area of interest and expertise–three years of the American Indian Wars. He devoted 19 years to become an expert on three years of the Apache Wars from 1879-1881. Apologies for the fading in and out of theContinue Reading

Author Lance J. Dorrel joins us for this show. His book is “Dance with Death An Irishman at the Little Bighorn.” It’s his debut western about an Irish soldier of fortune at the Little Bighorn. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Lance%20Dorrel_080319.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

On today’s program Bunker de France and Harry Alexander celebrate National Day of the Cowboy, which was July 27. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Natl%20Day%20of%20the%20Cowboy_072719.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

It’s a bunch of nuggets for today’s show. Enjoy! https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Nuggets%20and%20more_072019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

On this show, we talk with Nancy Quinn, wildlife artist and author. Her first book, “Go West, Young Woman,” was awarded a Will Rogers Medallion in 2018. Her second book is “Stay West, Young Woman.” Both are available at Amazon.com. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Nancy%20Quinn_071319.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

On this program, we talk about Emil Franzi, the founder of this show. He passed away two years ago. He was a Yankee Doodle Dandy, born on the Fourth of July. Included are segments from past shows we thought were among his best. https://voicesofthewest.net/MP3/Celebrating%20Franzi%20on%20Fourth%20of%20July_070619.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe:Continue Reading

Today’s show is about Monte Walsh–the first one produced in 1970. Our guests are True West Magazine Editor Stuart Rosebrook and from Hollywood, Todd Roberts. Todd’s dad, Bobby Roberts, was the producer of the picture and Todd got to accompany his dad on the set. We also talk about starContinue Reading