Legends of the Old West

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 May 6, 2019
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Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, and Butch and Sundance. Lakota, Comanche and Apache. Wars, gunfights and robberies. This show covers the toughest lawmen, the wildest outlaws, and the deadliest towns — all the people and events that shaped the American West.

Episode Date
APACHE WARS 4 | “Geronimo”
1878
Geronimo finally takes his place as a leader during the final years of the Apache Wars. To avenge the murder of his family, he wreaks havoc on northern Mexico. As his raids on Arizona and New Mexico intensify, the U.S. Army sends nearly a quarter of its force to stop him. When the fighting finally ends, the legend of Geronimo begins. For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Jun 17, 2020
APACHE WARS 3 | “Three Castles”
1780
Apache chief Victorio leads his people off the San Carlos Reservation in search of a better home. The search leads to two years of desperate fighting across the American southwest and northern Mexico. And the end of the campaign opens the door for the last great Apache leader to step forward. For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Jun 10, 2020
APACHE WARS 2 | “The Bascom Affair”
1987
When an American boy goes missing in Arizona, the U.S. military accuses Cochise of kidnapping and tries to hold him hostage until the boy is returned. The event launches 25 years of fighting between the Apache and the Americans. For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Jun 03, 2020
APACHE WARS 1 | “Red Sleeves”
1671
Over the course of two centuries, the Apache rise to become the dominant raiding society in the land that will soon become the American states of Arizona and New Mexico. The Apache battle the Spanish empire, and then the new nation of Mexico, and finally begin a decades-long conflict with the United States. In the process, the first great Apache leader of the 1800s gains fame: Mangas Coloradas. For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
May 27, 2020
UPDATE | Bonus content is here!
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Black Barrel+ premium listening experience is now live. Subscription plans that offer bingeable seasons, early access, and exclusive bonus episodes are now available for both Legends of the Old West and Infamous America. Thank you in advance for your support! Subscribe here: https://blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/
May 26, 2020
UPDATE: Apache Wars & Bonus Content!
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Exciting new things are on the horizon. Here are the quick hits: Apache Wars has been delayed. It will now begin May 27. Explanation in the episode. Bonus content is on the way! We've partnered with a company to create a premium listening experience. Hear about some of the features in the episode. The back catalogue is on its way to YouTube... Thanks Legends Family.
May 13, 2020
HATFIELDS & MCCOYS 5 | "The Final Battle"
1904

Weeks of firefights and arrests lead to the Battle of Grapevine. A party of McCoy supporters led by “Bad” Frank Phillips clashes with a party of Hatfield supporters. The consequences push the states of Kentucky and West Virginia to the Supreme Court. The last fight of the feud happens in a courtroom, but it claims one more life.

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Apr 28, 2020
HATFIELDS & MCCOYS 4 | "A Savage Region"
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A deadly raid on New Year’s Day launches the bloodiest month of the feud. The Hatfields inflict more casualties on the McCoys, but then the McCoys unleash “Bad” Frank Phillips to hunt down the Hatfields. While raiding parties race across the Tug River, the governors of Kentucky and West Virginia spar over extradition.

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Apr 21, 2020
HATFIELDS & MCCOYS 3 | "Retaliation"
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A brutal attack pushes Devil Anse Hatfield to an extreme act of revenge. The feud enters its bloodiest phase, and the consequences force the governors of Kentucky and West Virginia into a showdown.

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Apr 14, 2020
HATFIELDS & MCCOYS 2 | "Forbidden Love"
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A trial leads to murder. A relationship between a Hatfield young man and a McCoy young woman deepens the divide between the two families. And Devil Anse Hatfield makes new enemies who join the McCoy side of the feud.

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Apr 07, 2020
HATFIELDS & MCCOYS 1 | "Blood Feud"
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The most iconic family feud in American history begins in the heart of southern Appalachia. Tensions rise during the years before the Civil War, and then an attack near the end of the war raises the stakes to a fatal level. At that point, there is no turning back.

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Mar 31, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 9 | "Assassination"
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In the Season Finale, Jesse and Frank rob one final train. One by one, the members of Jesse's gang disappear or die. The governor of Missouri announces unprecedented bounties for the capture of the James boys, and the money tempts Charley and Robert Ford to take drastic action.

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Mar 04, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 8 | "Darkness On The Edge Of Town"
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With the Northfield ordeal done, Frank and Jesse rebuild their lives. Frank gives up his criminal past; Jesse wants to continue robbing. Jesse starts a new gang but it quickly crumbles and drives him downward into a dark state of paranoia. Forces are in motion that will bring about the end of his life.

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Feb 26, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 7 | "Manhunt"
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After the Northfield shootout, the surviving members of the James-Younger gang flee the area. Posses scour the land in pursuit. The outlaws are plagued by terrible weather, rough terrain, and hundreds of manhunters. After a week on the run, the gang is forced to make a difficult choice. Some men will make it out of Minnesota and some won't.

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Feb 19, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 6 | "Hellfire"
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The Northfield raid begins badly and ends in disaster. A shootout engulfs the town as the James-Younger gang battles the citizenry in Old West urban combat. Both sides suffer losses and grievous injuries. Afterward, the town and the gang will never be the same.

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Feb 12, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 5 | "Midnight Rider"
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Pinkerton detectives attack the James family farm and the results are deadly. The James-Younger gang robs a train in Missouri, but suffers a setback. The actions of a traitor push the gang to make the fateful decision to go north. Two weeks later, the gang settles on a target for its next robbery: the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota.

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Feb 05, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 4 | "Blood on the Tracks"
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A train robbery brings the Pinkerton Detective Agency back into the lives of the James-Younger gang. Undercover detectives attempt to infiltrate the gang but produce disastrous results. In the aftermath, the agency begins a long campaign that is designed to wipe out the gang once and for all.

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Jan 29, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 3 | "Fame and Fortune"
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A bank robbery Iowa jumpstarts the career of the James-Younger gang. A train robbery -- also in Iowa -- cements the gang as the premier outlaw group in America. The bandits' rise to stardom is fueled by their biggest fan: an aggressive newspaper editor in Kansas City.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter.

Jan 22, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 2 | "Armed Robbery"
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Bank robberies pile up fast in the years after the Civil War. Frank and Jesse learn the tricks of the trade from their old guerilla comrades and then strike out on their own. But in their first solo action, Jesse murders a man in cold blood and earns the wrath of an angry posse.

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Jan 15, 2020
JESSE JAMES D.C. 1 | "Retribution"
2017

Frank and Jesse James grow into young men amid the chaos of the Civil War. They learn the skills and tactics of guerilla warfare in their home state of Missouri. And when the war is finished, they must decide on a new path. When the first daylight bank robbery in peacetime America happens in their home county, the men of their former guerilla outfit become the chief suspects.

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Jan 08, 2020
BEAU L'AMOUR INTERVIEW | "Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures"
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Beau L'Amour is the son of legendary author Louis L'Amour and he joins the show to discuss a project called, "Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures." Beau helped produce two volumes of stories from his father's vast collection of unfinished and unpublished works. He gives some insight into those stories, and the Lost Treasures project as a whole, and many other things in this unique interview.

Dec 15, 2019
BILLY THE KID | Prologue
326

The life of the most infamous outlaw in the history of the American West is steeped in mystery. This is the story of Henry McCarty, aka Henry Antrim, otherwise known as William H. Bonney, glorified in legend as Billy the Kid.

Please subscribe to the Infamous America podcast to hear the full story.

Oct 30, 2019
UPDATE | Billy the Kid and the future
411

A quick update on new seasons of Legends, great news for Black Barrel Media, and the story of Billy the Kid...

Oct 13, 2019
CRAIG JOHNSON INTERVIEW |"Land of Wolves"
2000

New York Times best selling author, Craig Johnson, returns to the show to discuss his latest Walt Longmire mystery novel, "Land of Wolves."

For all the aspiring authors in the audience, Craig also talks about some aspects of the writing process, including the "life blood" of novels. At the end, he previews the next installment of the Longmire series, entitled "The Next To Last Stand."

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com and visit us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Sep 22, 2019
LEGENDS LITE | High West Whiskey
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The story of how David Perkins, a biochemist, founded and named High West Whiskey. Learn the Old West meanings behind their “core four;” the laws necessary to make straight whiskey; how you can contribute to the preservation of the Old West by drinking American Prairie Bourbon; and which whiskey is best shared with a good lookin’ stranger.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Aug 11, 2019
INFAMOUS AMERICA | Black Sox preview
310

Sports fans, this one is for you. On the Infamous America podcast, the story of one of the most notorious scandals in American sports history is about to unfold. It's the tale of the 1919 Chicago White Sox, who are better known as the "Black Sox." It's the story of the conspiracy to lose the 1919 World Series. It's the truth behind the book and the movie, "Eight Men Out."

Aug 04, 2019
LEGENDS LITE | The Outlaw Harry Tracy
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Harry Tracy terrorized the Pacific Northwest in the waning days of the Old West. He was a thief, an escape artist and a cold-blooded murder. He ran with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and was said to be more ruthless than Jesse James. This is his story...

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Jul 21, 2019
LEGENDS LITE | Ghosts of Deadwood
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Interviews with Ty Sanford, Maurice Miller and Chris Carpenter. Ty Sanford of Deadwood Alive discusses the most cold-blooded attempted murder in Deadwood’s history and then highlights some creepy encounters in the haunted places of the town. Maurice Miller of Black Hills Paranormal Investigations and Chris Carpenter of Scattered Souls Paranormal talk about some of their eerie experiences in Deadwood during a weekend of investigations.

For more details, visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Jun 23, 2019
LEGENDS LITE | Women of Deadwood
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An interview with Carolyn Weber, Executive Director of Deadwood History Inc., about some of the prominent women of Deadwood: Martha Bullock, Aunt Lou Marchbanks and Dr. Flora Hayward Stanford. On location from the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center in Deadwood, South Dakota.

Jun 16, 2019
DEADWOOD 3 | "Fire, Flood and Gold"
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The true stories of the fire that destroyed Deadwood in 1879; the flood that devastated the town in 1883; the mining baron, George Hearst, who consolidated the mines of the Black Hills into the richest gold mining operation in North America.

Featuring an interview with Darrel Nelson, the Deadwood History Exhibits Director.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Jun 09, 2019
DEADWOOD 2 | Making The Movie
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WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE. Live from Deadwood the day after the movie premiere, actors W. Earl Brown, Geri Jewell and Keone Young tell behind-the-scenes stories of the production and share deeply personal moments about their journeys through the years of the HBO drama that finally concluded with "Deadwood: The Movie."

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Jun 02, 2019
DEADWOOD 1 | W. Earl Brown Interview
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"Deadwood" star W. Earl Brown gives us a behind-scenes-look at the TV show and the movie. Earl played "Dan Dority" in the acclaimed HBO drama and he talks about a wide range of topics: the abrupt cancellation of the show, the moment he found out the movie would be made, the emotional reunion of the cast and crew, a preview of the long-awaited film, and much more.

He also talks about his band, Sacred Cowboys, and its connection to Deadwood.

This is the first episode of a mini series about Deadwood: the TV show, the movie and the real history.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

May 28, 2019
TEXAS RANGERS 5 | "Naduah"
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Texas Ranger Sul Ross makes a fateful discovery during an expedition against the Comanches. He finds a woman who had been captured more than 20 years earlier. But the revelation has tragic consequences and it proves to be one of the most controversial and hotly debated topics in Texas history.

This is the full story of the capture, and re-capture, of Cynthia Ann Parker, whose journey was the inspiration for the acclaimed film “The Searchers” with John Wayne.

The end of the episode features an interview with Justice Ken Wise, the host and creator of “Wise About Texas,” a podcast dedicated to Texas history. Chris and Ken separate fact from fiction in a discussion about this key moment in Texas’ past.

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May 26, 2019
TEXAS RANGERS 4 | "Comanche Moon"
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The end of the Mexican-American War brings great change to the Texas Rangers. Heroes have been buried; the old captains move on; and new leaders emerge.

The U.S. army builds two lines of forts in Texas and finally creates a star-studded regiment of cavalry to battle the Comanches on the frontier. John "RIP" Ford becomes the preeminent Ranger captain of the age as he fights Comanches in the north and Juan Cortina in the south.

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May 19, 2019
TEXAS RANGERS 3 | "War, and the Walker Colt"
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President Polk is furious with General Taylor's ceasefire agreement with Mexico and he orders General Winfield Scott to continue the war. Captain Jack Hays, Samuel Walker and John "RIP" Ford return to Mexico for the final push toward the capital, but the Rangers suffer a devastating loss in the fighting.

A brief meeting between Samuel Walker and Samuel Colt leads to the creation of the Colt Walker revolver and revolutionizes the firearms industry.

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May 12, 2019
TEXAS RANGERS 2 | "Fight Like The Devil"
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Captain Jack Hays, Samuel Walker and a company of rangers fight a small battle with Comanches that has a big impact on history of the American West.

The United States goes to war with Mexico and General Zachary Taylor enlists the help of the Rangers. The U.S. army marches into Mexico and the Rangers lead the charge from the Battle of Palo Alto to the Battle of Monterrey.

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May 05, 2019
TEXAS RANGERS 1 | "A Captain Rises"
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After the Texas revolution and the Great Comanche Raid, a Tennessean named John Coffee Hays rises to prominence as the commander of the Texas Rangers. Hays, along with captains Ben McCulloch, Samuel Walker and "Bigfoot" Wallace fights bandits in the Nueces Strip and Comanches on the frontier.

The rangers are on the front lines as Mexico sends hundreds of troops into Texas. Texas responds by sending the rangers to Mexico on the disastrous Mier Expedition.

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Apr 28, 2019
TEXAS RANGERS | Introduction
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They wore no uniforms. They implored no dress codes. But the men of the "spy companies" or "mounted volunteers" were easily recognized by their gruff appearance, superior horses and array of weapons.

In the years between the Texas revolution and the American Civil War, these men became officially known as the Texas Rangers. Legendary commanders led the Rangers through battles with Comanches, bandits and the Mexican army.

Welcome to Season 5: Texas Rangers.

Apr 21, 2019
RODEOHOUSTON | "The Music"
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The final episode of our three-part series on the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Former Chief Operating Officer Leroy Shafer tells a great story about the Jackson 5 (1:58) and then we hear from Robert Earl Keen (4:08) and Lyle Lovett (15:31). The two legendary Texas musicians talk about the Rodeo, music, songwriting, books, horses and much more.

For more details, visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com and www.rodeohouston.com 

Mar 20, 2019
RODEOHOUSTON | "The Rodeo"
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The second episode of our three-part series on the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo focuses on the rodeo. Catherine Schultz, Managing Director of Sports and Events Presentations, talks about the unique features of the Rodeo (1:57). Then five-time world champion steer wrestler Luke Branquinho discusses a range of topics, from the need to keep the cowboy culture alive, to his first experience at RODEOHOUSTON, to the time a steer almost ripped his pants off, and more (14:08).

Mar 13, 2019
RODEOHOUSTON | "The Mission"
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The first of three special episodes that go behind the scenes of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. We learn about the history and agricultural mission from President and CEO, Joel Cowley (3:05); we hear about the army of volunteers from Chairman of the Board, Jim Winne (24:57); and we finish with the story of George Strait's legendary 1983 performance, as told by former Chief Operating Officer, Leroy Shafer (35:42).

Mar 06, 2019
RED CLOUD'S WAR | "Endgame"
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The army is shocked by Fetterman's Fight. The following spring, Red Cloud resumes his attacks and politicians in the east are stunned by his ability to keep a multi-tribal coalition in place for two fighting seasons in a row.

They see no end to the bloodshed, so they finally agree to Red Cloud’s demands. A Native American army forces the United States to sue for peace for the first and only time in its history.

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Mar 03, 2019
RED CLOUD'S WAR | "Fetterman's Fight"
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After months of continuous attacks by Red Cloud’s forces, Crazy Horse argues the time is right for an all-out assault. It is winter 1866 and the small army outpost is virtually isolated on the High Plains. On December 21, Crazy Horse lures American soldiers into a trap and Red Cloud unleashes his war party…

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Feb 24, 2019
RED CLOUD'S WAR | "Warning Signs"
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In the summer of 1866, an untested colonel leads a battalion of infantry onto the High Plains. His mission is to open the Bozeman Trail and build a series of forts in the Powder River Country. Red Cloud issues a declaration of war to protect his cherished hunting grounds and begins a campaign of harassment that takes a heavy toll on on the soldiers.

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Feb 17, 2019
RED CLOUD'S WAR | "Fighting Season"
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After hearing the story of the Sand Creek Massacre, Red Cloud makes his first coordinated attacks on army outposts on the High Plains. In response, the U.S. Army sends thousands of troopers in pursuit of Red Cloud. They surprise him in his camp, but then the soldiers learn the hard lessons of a fighting season on the frontier.

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Feb 10, 2019
RED CLOUD'S WAR | "The Road to Sand Creek"
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Red Cloud rises from an obscure child with an alcoholic father to war chief of the Oglala band of the Lakota. As white civilization begins to destroy the Lakota way of life, he calls for war. But older chiefs urge patience. Then the Sand Creek Massacre happens and the march toward war begins.

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Feb 03, 2019
RED CLOUD'S WAR | Introduction
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Red Cloud was the most feared and respected war chief on the northern plains in the 1860s. He watched the Lakota way of life crumble as the American nation expanded west. He built an unprecedented Native coalition. In 1865, he began to fight back. In 1866, he declared war.

Jan 27, 2019
JESSE JAMES | "The Coward"
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Season Three Finale... Three years after the Northfield raid, Jesse assembles a new gang to resume his career as a robber, but he quickly spirals downward into paranoia and suspicion. One by one, the new gang members fall as the law closes in on Jesse. A young man named Robert Ford brings the story to an end, and truly launches the legend.

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Dec 16, 2018
JESSE JAMES | "Northfield — The Manhunt"
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The Northfield raid was a disaster, and now the surviving members of the James-Younger gang face a desperate struggle to escape Minnesota. Hundreds of men chase them through the countryside until the outlaws are forced to make hard choices about their futures. They display extraordinary stamina as they outrun nearly all of the lawmen on their trails.

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Dec 09, 2018
JESSE JAMES | "Northfield: All Hell"
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The story of the catastrophic Northfield Raid begins... the James-Younger gang travels to Minnesota hoping for an easy score. Instead, they get shot to pieces by the townsfolk of Northfield while attempting to rob the First National Bank. It's the turning point for the gang. In the aftermath, nothing will be the same.

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Dec 02, 2018
JESSE JAMES | "Burn It Down"
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The Pinkerton Detective Agency attacks the James family farm, but the ambush has terrible consequences and Jesse vows revenge. Jesse and Frank marry their longtime sweethearts and move out of Missouri for the first time, but they return to rob a train at Rocky Cut. The blowback from the robbery forces them out of their safe zone and leads directly to their fateful trip to Minnesota.

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Nov 25, 2018
JESSE JAMES | "Confederate Avengers"
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The James brothers partner with the Youngers to begin their careers robbing banks, trains and stagecoaches. As their fame rises, so does the death toll when the Pinkerton Detective Agency assigns agents to bring them down.

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Nov 18, 2018
JESSE JAMES | "American Outlaw"
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In the aftermath of the Civil War, the South was in ruins. The leaders of the Missouri guerillas were dead. Jesse James and his older brother, Frank, rose to prominence and began their careers as killers and thieves... and a Kansas City newspaperman began a campaign to turn them into heroes.

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Nov 11, 2018
JESSE JAMES | Introduction
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Jesse James might be the most legendary outlaw who ever lived. He robbed banks, trains and stagecoaches from Missouri to West Virginia and Alabama to Minnesota. He achieved unparalleled fame and it ultimately led to his downfall. This is a five-part series beginning November 11, 2018 on the life and career of Jesse James.

For more details, visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Jesse James theme song by The Mighty Orq

Music from Pond5.com

Nov 04, 2018
Legends Interview: Craig Johnson — "Depth of Winter"
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Craig Johnson is back. He the New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries that are the basis for the Netflix show, "Longmire," and he recently joined the show for a second time while on tour to promote his newest novel, "Depth of Winter." We also talked about the annual Longmire Days festival in Wyoming and the origins of his book tours (hint: it involves a motorcycle road trip).

Sep 30, 2018
Introducing INFAMOUS AMERICA | Season One: "Salem"
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There are people whose names will live forever in American history: John Wilkes Booth, Benedict Arnold, Bonnie and Clyde. There are robberies, manhunts, prison riots and unexplained phenomena that are still debated today. We'll journey through all of them on this show.

In Season One, we'll tell the story of the Salem Witch Trials. This isn't the version you learned in history class...

Visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com for more details and to subscribe. 

Sep 26, 2018
TOMBSTONE | Interview: Don Taylor & Mayor Dusty Escapule
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In the final episode of Season Two, you'll hear from Tombstone city historian Don Taylor and Tombstone mayor Dusty Escapule. Don talks about the early days of the city; the fires that ripped through town in the 1880s; the gunfight at the O.K. Corral; and many more. Mayor Escapule's great grandfather was an early resident of Tombstone and there has been a member of his family in town every since. And, Mayor Escapule's great grandfather is the man most often confused with Doc Holliday. You'll hear why...

Sep 22, 2018
TOMBSTONE | Jeff Guinn Interview
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Author Jeff Guinn wrote the New York Times bestseller, "The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral — And How It Changed the American West." He joined the show to dissect the most famous gunfight in the Old West.

Sep 16, 2018
TOMBSTONE | The Reckoning
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In the season finale, Wyatt Earp takes the law into his own hands. He forms a posse that includes Doc Holliday and begins a quest to destroy the Cowboys. His pursuit becomes front page news across the country as newspapers begin to call it the "Arizona Vendetta." When it's all over, three Cowboys are dead; Wyatt and Doc are some of the most famous men in America; and they can never set foot in Arizona again.

 

Sound Effects:

Pond 5

FreeSFX

 

Music:

Original sound and music by Robb Vallier

"Theme" by The Mighty Orq

Sep 09, 2018
TOMBSTONE | Helldorado
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In the aftermath of the gunfight, Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday are taken to jail as they wait for a judge to decide if they should stand trial for murder. Newspapers fan the flames of chaos and ruin the reputations of the Earps. And the Earp family experiences its darkest moments when Virgil and Morgan are shot from ambush.

 

Sound Effects:

Pond 5

FreeSFX

 

Music:

Original sound and music by Robb Vallier

"Theme" by The Mighty Orq

"Long Ambient Soundscape" by Erick McNerney, courtesy of Pond 5

Sep 02, 2018
TOMBSTONE | The O.K. Corral
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A stagecoach robbery sets in motion events that will lead to the collision of the Earps and the Cowboys. The Cowboys transform into an outlaw army that almost starts a war with Mexico. Tensions between the Earps and the Cowboys finally erupt in the most legendary gunfight of the American West.

 

Sound Effects:

Pond 5

FreeSFX

 

Music:

Original sound and music by Robb Vallier

"Theme" by The Mighty Orq

"Echo Backrop" by Erick McNerney, courtesy of Pond 5

Aug 26, 2018
TOMBSTONE | Lawdogs
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Wyatt Earp and his brothers arrive in Tombstone, and immediately clash with the Clantons and McLaurys. Doc Holliday journeys to Tombstone and quickly makes enemies with important businessmen. Curly Bill Brocius kills Tombstone's first town marshal.

 

Sound Effects:

Pond 5

FreeSFX

 

Music:

Original sound and music by Robb Vallier

"Theme" by The Mighty Orq

"Dust Bowl" by Brian Wayy, courtesy of Pond 5

"Endless Road" by Brian Wayy, courtesy of Pond 5

"Nostalgic Cinematic Piano" by Erick McNerney, courtesy of Pond 5

Aug 19, 2018
TOMBSTONE | All That Glitters
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Wyatt Earp earns a reputation as a peace officer in the tough cowtowns of Kansas before his brother Virgil entices him to move west. Doc Holliday begins a promising career as a dentist in Georgia before tuberculosis, and possibly darker troubles, drive him out of the South. Holliday and the Earps converge on a mining camp called Tombstone in the Arizona desert with dreams of making their fortunes.

 

Sound Effects:

https://www.freesfx.co.uk/

Pond 5

Music:

Original sound and music by Robb Vallier

"Theme" by The Mighty Orq

"Swamp Ghost" by Brian Wayy courtesy of Pond 5

"Across The Mountains" by Brian Wayy courtesy of Pond 5

"Shine On" by Brian Wayy courtesy of Pond 5

"Outlaws" by Brian Wayy courtesy of Pond 5

"Lonely Traveller" by Brian Wayy courtesy of Pond 5

"Iminhor Drone" by Chris Jacobs courtesy of Pond 5

Aug 12, 2018
TOMBSTONE | Coming Soon
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A 5-part series on the events that led to the most famous gunfight in the American West, and the destruction that followed. The story of the 28 months that Wyatt Earp and his brothers spent in Tombstone, and the 27 seconds that made them legends.

 

Recording and sound design by Robb Vallier in Phoenix, Arizona.

Music: "Dust Bowl (no drums)" by Brian Wayy, courtesy of Pond 5.

Aug 05, 2018
BONUS: Nancy Plain Interview
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Season One finale! Nancy Plain, the president of the Western Writers of America, discusses WWA and her book about the life of iconic Western painter, Charles Russell.

Jul 29, 2018
BONUS: A Martinez Interview
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A Martinez is the actor behind the complex villain, "Jacob Nighthorse," in the Nexflix series "Longmire." We talked about the evolution of his character from a very small, limited role to the chief antagonist of the show. And we start with a guilty pleasure surprise: his role on the short lived "Magnificent Seven" TV show of the late 1990s.

Jul 22, 2018
BONUS: Barry Corbin Interview
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Veteran actor Barry Corbin talks all things Western: Lonesome Dove, No Country For Old Men, the life of legendary Texas cattleman Charlie Goodnight, and the state of western movies.

Warning: some strong language (though it's all quotes from a play)

Jul 15, 2018
BONUS: Craig Johnson interview
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Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, previews his upcoming novel, "Depth of Winter;" talks about the real-life inspirations for his characters; the Netflix show "Longmire;" and the audiobooks narrated by award winner George Guidall. From the Western Writers of America Convention.

Jul 08, 2018
Legends Trilogy, Vol. 1
2002

A trio of lesser-known, action-packed stories: a bandit plundered California for 23 years, including robbing an entire town; a sheriff shot it out with a family of killers in Arizona; two brothel owners fought a duel in Denver — naked.

Jul 01, 2018
Deadwood — Deep Cuts
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WARNING: The final segment of the episode contains some strong language. It's a mash-up of stories and interviews from Deadwood about the assassination of Wild Bill Hickok; Seth Bullock; Sol Star; "Poker" Alice Tubbs; W.E. Adams vs. Al Swearengen and an odd gunfight. Plus, stories from the set of HBO's "Deadwood."

Jun 20, 2018
Deadwood
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Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock and many more flocked to the Black Hills in 1876 to strike it rich. It was a lawless, illegal town in its early days — a hell of a place to make your fortune.

Jun 10, 2018
Jesse James — Guerilla War
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May 1863. Union soldiers attempt to strangle information out of Jesse James’ stepfather. They succeed, but they also drive 16-year-old Jesse to join the guerilla raiders who rampage through Missouri during the Civil War. Under the leadership of violent captains like William Quantrill and Bloody Bill Anderson, Jesse and his older brother Frank learn tactics they will use to become the most famous outlaws in America.

May 27, 2018
Texas Rangers (Part Two)
1977

Two decades of fighting between Comanches and Texans culminated in the bloodiest year in early Texas history. In 1840, a series of events led to the greatest war party ever formed on the southern plains as the Comanches cut a swath of destruction through central Texas. All the famous Texas Ranger companies united to fight the first major battle between the two sides along a stream south of Austin called Plum Creek.

May 13, 2018
Texas Rangers (Part One)
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From Walnut Creek to the Gulf of Mexico, the early Texas Rangers fought against defiant Native tribes and the Mexican army when the Republic of Texas declared its independence. They were fearless frontiersmen, and in one case, maritime fighters, as well. Here are some of the early stories of the Texas Rangers.

Apr 29, 2018
The Baron of Arizona
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In the 1880s, James Addison Reavis attempted the greatest land fraud in American history. In a story that crisscrosses the United States and Mexico, and crosses the ocean to Spain, he tried to convince the U.S. government that he owned 18,000 square miles of the Arizona Territory. In the process, he anointed himself the Baron of Arizona.

Apr 15, 2018
The Coffeyville Raid
1986

On October 5th, 1892, the Dalton Gang attempted one of the most daring robberies in the history of the West. Armed with Winchester rifles, they tried to rob two banks at the same time in broad daylight in Coffeyville, Kansas. The result was a running gun battle with the townsfolk that has become legend.

Special guest discussion with Bob Boze Bell, Executive Editor of True West Magazine.

Apr 01, 2018
Trailer
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Welcome to a new show dedicated to telling the stories of the Old West. Every other week beginning April 1, you'll hear classic tales of the American west and discover others that have faded from memory.

Mar 23, 2018