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Ray Price Love Me Now | Grand Ole Opry (10-30-54)

Original Air Date: October 30, 1954Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Exit music from: Roundup on the Prairie by Aaron Kenny https://bit.ly/3kTj0kK

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Old Joes Niece | The Lone Ranger (04-04-47)

Original Air Date: April 04, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: The Lone RangerPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Brace Beemer (Lone Ranger)• John Todd (Tonto) Writer:• Fran Striker Producer:• George W....

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Black Arab | The Lone Ranger (04-02-47)

Original Air Date: April 02, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: The Lone RangerPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Brace Beemer (Lone Ranger)• John Todd (Tonto) Writer:• Fran Striker Producer:• George W....

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Range War – Hopalong Cassidy (05-21-50)

Original Air Date: May 21, 1950Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Hopalong CassidyPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• William Boyd (Hopalong Cassidy)• Andy Clyde (California Carlson)Special Guests:• Howard McNearWriters:• Harold SwantonCreator:• Clarence...

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Doctor Redcoat | Challenge of the Yukon (03-11-51)

Original Air Date: March 11, 1951Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Challenge of the YukonPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Paul Sutton (Sgt. Preston) Writer:• Fran Striker Producer:• George W. Trendle Director:•...

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Railroad Survey | The Lone Ranger (03-31-47)

Original Air Date: March 31, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: The Lone RangerPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Stars:• Brace Beemer (Lone Ranger)• John Todd (Tonto) Writer:• Fran Striker Producer:• George W....

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Shows

Tales of the Texas Rangers

Drama,
Historical,
Realistic,
Western,

Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8, 1950, on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through September 14, 1952. Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal, to track them down.…

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Have Gun Will Travel

Drama,
Western,

Have Gun Will Travel was a popular American Western television series that aired on CBS from 1957 through 1963. It was the #4 show in the Nielsen ratings in its first year, and #3 for the next three years. It was one of the few television shows to spawn a successful radio version. The radio series debuted on November 23, 1958.…

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Hopalong Cassidy

Drama,
Western,

Hoppy was a hero to one and all. He and his sidekick, California Carlson, roamed the Southwest in thrilling stories week after week. Almost every tale had a little mystery in it, and almost every story ended with Hoppy's boisterous laugh.

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Lightning Jim

Drama,
Historical,
Western,

The program originated in the 1940s and was called The Adventures of Lightning Jim. It was a West Coast program. The program returned as a syndicated series in the 1950s. Lightning Jim is the story of U.S. Marshal Lightning Jim Whipple, his horse Thunder, and his deputy, Whitey Larson. The shows portray Native Americans, the...

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Grand Ole Opry

Music,
Western,

The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, that has presented the biggest stars of that genre since 1925. It is also among the longest-running broadcasts in history since its beginnings as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM-AM. Dedicated to honoring country music and its history, the Opry...

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Frontier Gentleman

Drama,
Historical,
Realistic,
Western,

“Herewith an Englishman’s account of life and death in the West. As a reporter for the London Times, he writes his colorful and unusual accounts. But as a man with a gun, he lives and becomes a part of the violent years in the new territories.” Frontier Gentleman is different from other radio westerns in...

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