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Legends of the Old West

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Classic tales of the Old West and stories long forgotten. Famous lawmen and infamous outlaws; the towns, people and events that shaped the American west. From Wyatt Earp to Sitting Bull to Jesse James, on this show, legends never die.

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Classic tales of the Old West and stories long forgotten. Famous lawmen and infamous outlaws; the towns, people and events that shaped the American west. From Wyatt Earp to Sitting Bull to Jesse James, on this show, legends never die.

iTunes Ratings

488 Ratings
Average Ratings
453
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Best Podcast about the West

By Reacher2007 - Jul 20 2019
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This podcast is professionally done and incredibly entertaining. Thank you for a great show!

Very Interesting Historical Podcast

By A. Gravely - May 22 2019
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If you have any interest in the old west, this show if for you!

iTunes Ratings

488 Ratings
Average Ratings
453
21
5
5
4

Best Podcast about the West

By Reacher2007 - Jul 20 2019
Read more
This podcast is professionally done and incredibly entertaining. Thank you for a great show!

Very Interesting Historical Podcast

By A. Gravely - May 22 2019
Read more
If you have any interest in the old west, this show if for you!
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Legends of the Old West

Updated 9 days ago

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Classic tales of the Old West and stories long forgotten. Famous lawmen and infamous outlaws; the towns, people and events that shaped the American west. From Wyatt Earp to Sitting Bull to Jesse James, on this show, legends never die.

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: DEADWOOD | 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 29 2019
1 hour
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Rank #2: 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
43 mins
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Rank #3: 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
41 mins
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Rank #4: 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
30 mins
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Rank #5: TEXAS RANGERS | "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.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Apr 28 2019
41 mins
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Rank #6: 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.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Feb 03 2019
42 mins
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Rank #7: 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
31 mins
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Rank #8: 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
31 mins
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Rank #9: 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.

For more details, visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Nov 11 2018
36 mins
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Rank #10: 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
34 mins
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Rank #11: TEXAS RANGERS | "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.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

May 19 2019
43 mins
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Rank #12: 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
44 mins
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Rank #13: 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.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

Feb 10 2019
37 mins
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Rank #14: TEXAS RANGERS | "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.

For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com

May 05 2019
40 mins
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Rank #15: 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
34 mins
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