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On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is Box 13, Dick Tracy, The Man Called X, Mystery is My Hobby, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and T-Man. Podcast Award nominated Host Adam Graham has been your guide through each series since 2009 as he provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode as well as responding to listener questions and feedback.

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On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is Box 13, Dick Tracy, The Man Called X, Mystery is My Hobby, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and T-Man. Podcast Award nominated Host Adam Graham has been your guide through each series since 2009 as he provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode as well as responding to listener questions and feedback.

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1134 Ratings
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821
146
81
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37

Love the podcast

By 123@Doingok - Jan 22 2020
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Nice hosting and background information! Well done.

Great show

By Trilolight - Jan 14 2020
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Great show! Thanks for creating this podcast.

iTunes Ratings

1134 Ratings
Average Ratings
821
146
81
49
37

Love the podcast

By 123@Doingok - Jan 22 2020
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Nice hosting and background information! Well done.

Great show

By Trilolight - Jan 14 2020
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Great show! Thanks for creating this podcast.
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The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

Latest release on Nov 28, 2020

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On the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, every day we feature a different detective program. Our current line-up is Box 13, Dick Tracy, The Man Called X, Mystery is My Hobby, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and T-Man. Podcast Award nominated Host Adam Graham has been your guide through each series since 2009 as he provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode as well as responding to listener questions and feedback.

Rank #1: EP3072: Sherlock Holmes: The Return of the Jack of Diamonds

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A 17th Century Highway Man haunts the Hampstead Heath. Original Air Date: April 25, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Feb 27 2020

39mins

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Rank #2: EP3145: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Calgary Matter

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Johnny is called up and offered a chance to solve a larger robbery. Original Air Date: July 13, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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May 22 2020

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Rank #3: EP3115: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Caligio Diamond Matter

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Johnny is called in when a man is murdered and a $200,000 diamond stolen. Original Air Date: June 8, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Apr 17 2020

34mins

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Rank #4: EP3104: Dragnet: The Big Fraud (Jack Webb Centennial)

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Friday and Smith investigate when two impersonate police offers and shake down a visiting businessman. Original Air Date: October 27, 1953 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Apr 04 2020

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Rank #5: EP3097: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Earl Chadwick Matter

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Johnny flies to England on a report that an insured, who was declared dead, may be alive. Original Air Date: May 23, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more...

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Mar 27 2020

34mins

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Rank #6: EP3085: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Harold Trandem Matter

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Johnny goes to check on an insured man with a $1.5 million policy whose had an attempt on his life. Johnny soon finds himself investigating a murder. Original Air Date: May 9, 1950 When making your...

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Mar 13 2020

34mins

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Rank #7: EP3109: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Port-Au Prince Matter

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Johnny goes to Port-Au Prince to investigate an insured whose reported to be dying…of a voodoo curse. Original Air Date: May 30, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Apr 10 2020

34mins

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Rank #8: EP3079: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Able Tackitt Matter (Rehearsal)

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Johnny heads to Borneo to locate a missing insured man. Rehearsal for Program that Aired May 2, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Mar 06 2020

34mins

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Rank #9: EP3121: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Arrowcraft Matters

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Johnny Dollar investigates the fatal sinkings of several Arrowcraft Boats. Original Air Date: June 15, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Take the listener...

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Apr 24 2020

35mins

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Rank #10: EP3127: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The London Matter

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Johnny boards a boat to London along with some insured cargo because a Treasury Man suspects there’s a cache of narcotics among the cargo. Original Air Date: June 22, 1950 When making your travel...

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May 01 2020

33mins

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Rank #11: EP3146: Dragnet: The Big Convertible

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The only clue Friday and Smith have to a check forger is he left the scene of the crime driving a late model Ford convertible. Original Air Date: June 28, 1955 Support the show monthly at...

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May 23 2020

33mins

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Rank #12: EP3098: Dragnet: The Big Revision

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Friday and Smith investigate a $200,000 house burglary. Original Air Date: May 10, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Mar 28 2020

30mins

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Rank #13: EP3091: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Sidney Rykoff Matter (Rehearsal)

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Johnny searches for a missing insured prize fighter. Rehearsal for Program that Aired May 16, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Mar 20 2020

30mins

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Rank #14: EP3113: Man Called X: The Stolen Lavalier

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When a mysterious woman kisses him, the Man Called X has to France to find her and the jewelry she was wearing. Original Air Date: July 23, 1946 Support the show monthly at...

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Apr 15 2020

34mins

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Rank #15: EP3110: Dragnet: The Big Squealer

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Friday and Smith investigate when a high schooler is knifed and won’t reveal who did it. Original Air Date: May 17, 1955 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Apr 11 2020

34mins

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Rank #16: EP3101: Jeff Regan: The Man in the Door (Jack Webb Centennial)

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The Lyon sends Regan down to get a potential client to sign a contract. The client falls dead at Regan’s feet before he can sign it. Original Air Date: August 28, 1948 Support the show monthly at...

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Apr 01 2020

33mins

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Rank #17: EP3148: Casebook of Gregory Hood: Fifth Avenue

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While on a tour bus, Gregory Hood encounters a beautiful brunette with a .32 automatic who leaves a package behind her. Original Air Date: May 5, 1947 Support the show monthly at...
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May 26 2020

35mins

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Rank #18: EP3133: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Barbara James Matter

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Johnny searches for the insured wife of a wealthy man. Original Air Date: June 29, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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May 08 2020

36mins

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Rank #19: EP3139: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Belo-Horizonte Matter

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Johnny goes to Brazil to investigate a series of “accidental” train wrecks that may not be so accidental. Original Air Date: July 6, 1950 When making your travel plans, remember...

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May 15 2020

32mins

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Rank #20: EP3077: The Man Called X: Murder, Music, and a Blonde Madonna

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An old friend is murdered in New York which leads Ken Thurston to Italy. Original Air Date: August 28, 1944 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Mar 04 2020

39mins

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EP3308: Under Arrest: Paris Road

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Captain Scott tries to find the criminal who coerced into allowing the theft of a famous Van Gogh Painting. Original Air Date: June 26, 1948 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at...

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Nov 28 2020

32mins

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EP3307: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Month-End Raid Matter

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Johnny goes to Kansas City to investigate a $250,000 armored car robbery. Original Air Date: April 28, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com Read more ...

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Nov 27 2020

28mins

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EP3306: Mystery is My Hobby: Uncle Howard's Treasure Map

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A woman asks Barton Drake to help protect her recently rescued uncle after he received several death threats, however she and Bart find him murdered. Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 26 2020

27mins

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EP3305: Man Called X: Guns on the Niger

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The Man Called X and Pegon travel down the Niger river to stop the sale of stolen weapons. Original Air Date: February 15, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the...

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Nov 25 2020

24mins

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EP3304: The Fat Man: Murder Plays the Horses

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Brad is hired by an elderly playboy whose daughter is being threatened if he doesn’t withdraw his horse from an upcoming race. Original Air Date: August 26, 1954 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 24 2020

33mins

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EP3303: Casey, Crime Photographer: After the Turkey-The Bill

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Casey and Ann look into a Thanksgiving Day hold-up. Original Air Date: November 27, 1947 Support the show monthly at

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Nov 23 2020

36mins

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EP3302s: Tonight at Nine Thirty: The Black Market Murders

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A San Francisco police inspector investigates the apparent murder of a shady businessman. Original Air Date: March 16, 1945 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Nov 22 2020

33mins

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EP3302: Under Arrest: For a Pack of Cigarettes

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Captain Jim Scott tries to track down two hold up men, one of whom has a brutal streak. Original Air Date: June 6, 1948 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Nov 21 2020

36mins

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EP3301: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Willard South Matter

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Johnny goes to the Virgin Islands to investigate the disappearance of an insured man who disappeared at sea. Original Air Date: April 21, 1951 When making your travel plans, remember...

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Nov 20 2020

34mins

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EP3300: Mystery is My Hobby: Sally Anders is Murdered

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A fugitive comes to Drake for help insisting he didn’t murder his wife. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time basis at...

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Nov 19 2020

27mins

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EP3299: Man Called X: Tiger for the Lady

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A note from Pegon sends Mr. X to Panama to prevent an effort to overthrow the government. Original Air Date: February 8, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show...

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Nov 18 2020

27mins

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EP3298: The Fat Man: Murder Squares the Triangle (AU)

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A woman who claims a private detective is trying to blackmail her by threatening to tell her husband she has a non-existent lover. Original Air Date: August 19, 1954 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 17 2020

34mins

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EP3297: Flash-Gun Casey: The Case of the Switched Plates

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While taking photos at a wedding, Casey’s photographic plate is switched with another photographers whose photos reveal a murder. Original Air Date: July 7, 1943 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 16 2020

37mins

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EP3296: Indictment: The Grand Slam Heist

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The Assistant DA suspects a major fur robbery was an inside job. Original Air Date: September 1958 Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a...

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Nov 14 2020

28mins

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EP3295: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Mickey McQueen Matter

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A police officer friend of Johnny’s has a problem and visits Johnny in the middle of the night and doesn’t reveal what’s going on. The next day, his friend is found of an apparent suicide, and Johnny...

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Nov 13 2020

30mins

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EP3294: Mystery is My Hobby: Chris Pomeroy

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While on a hunting trip, Barton Drake and Inspector Danton encounter a death that they conclude was murder. Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support the show on a one-time...

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Nov 12 2020

31mins

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EP3293: Man Called X: One Way to Macassar

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The Man Called X and Pagon board a boat on a tip in hopes of catching an international criminal. Original Air Date: February 1, 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net Support...

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Nov 11 2020

28mins

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EP3292: O'Hara: Lost Boy

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While visiting Macau, O’Hara tries to help a little boy from Tokyo find his father who failed to meet his boat. Original Air Date: October 29, 1956 Support the show monthly at...

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Nov 10 2020

33mins

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EP3291: Box 13: Round Robin

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Dan is told to go to a hotel and register as John Johnson and finds himself drawn into a web of blackmail and lies. Original Air Date: 1948 Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.net...

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Nov 09 2020

34mins

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EP3290: Indictment: Seeds of Death

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The Assistant District Attorney expects that an older man murdered his much younger wife and left her body in Central Park. Original Air Date: November 17, 1957 or maybe November 2, 1958 Become one...

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Nov 07 2020

27mins

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iTunes Ratings

1134 Ratings
Average Ratings
821
146
81
49
37

Love the podcast

By 123@Doingok - Jan 22 2020
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Nice hosting and background information! Well done.

Great show

By Trilolight - Jan 14 2020
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Great show! Thanks for creating this podcast.