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Legends of the Old West

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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.

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.

Location:

Phoenix, Arizona

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

ENCORE I DODGE CITY Ep. 5: “The Last Hurrah”

6/29/2022
In Tombstone, Arizona, events lead Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. And then Wyatt and Doc seek further justice on the outlaws who attack Wyatt’s brothers. Wyatt’s posse ends up in Colorado where Bat Masterson intervenes to save their lives. And then Wyatt, Bat and several more lawmen from the old days return to Dodge City for days of tension known as the Dodge City War. Join Black Barrel+ for bingeable seasons with no commercials:...

Duration:00:29:39

ENCORE I DODGE CITY Ep. 4: “The Battle of the Plaza”

6/22/2022
After a shocking murder in April 1878, another murder rocks Dodge City in October. Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and an all-star posse attempt to bring the killer to justice. A year later, Wyatt and Bat leave town for good. Bat gambles in Colorado, but he soon joins Wyatt in Tombstone, Arizona. But Bat’s time in Tombstone is brief, as he finds himself called back to Dodge to save his younger brother. Join Black Barrel+ for bingeable seasons with no commercials: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join...

Duration:00:26:09

ENCORE I DODGE CITY Ep. 3: “Wicked Town”

6/15/2022
Wyatt Earp meets Doc Holliday while trailing outlaws to Texas. In Dodge, Bat Masterson takes a new law job and his older brother, Ed, becomes town marshal. But Ed’s life is in danger. In the first six months, he finds himself in two gunfights, and the second has tragic consequences. Join Black Barrel+ for bingeable seasons with no commercials: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re...

Duration:00:29:34

ENCORE I DODGE CITY Ep. 2: “Wyatt Earp, Lawman & Legend”

6/8/2022
Wyatt Earp crisscrosses the West as a stagecoach driver, a teamster and a lawman. He experiences tragedy and triumph, and he builds a reputation as a relentless lawman. By the summer of 1876, he and his friend Bat Masterson are on patrol in Dodge City with an all-star cast of legendary lawmen. Join Black Barrel+ for bingeable seasons with no commercials: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re...

Duration:00:25:45

ENCORE I DODGE CITY Ep. 1: “Bat Masterson, Hunter & Hero”

6/1/2022
Bat Masterson hunts buffalo in western Kansas. He fights in the Second Battle of Adobe Walls. He plays a key role in an Army rescue mission. He meets his lifelong friend, Wyatt Earp. And the journeys of both young men lead them toward an up-and-coming cowtown called Dodge City. Join Black Barrel+ for bingeable seasons with no commercials: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com and check out our social media pages. We’re @OldWestPodcast...

Duration:00:27:40

UPDATE | Schedule announcement

5/18/2022
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Duration:00:02:54

WOMEN OF THE WEST Ep. 6 | Pearl Hart: “The Stagecoach Robber, part 2”

5/11/2022
In Arizona Territory, Peart Hart’s adventures escalated and intensified. She robbed a stagecoach, tried to outrun the law, escaped from jail, and ended up in the notorious Yuma Prison. Her exploits made headlines across the country, but her fame was fleeting in the waning days of the Old West. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, visit our website...

Duration:00:31:04

WOMEN OF THE WEST Ep. 5 | Pearl Hart: “The Stagecoach Robber, part 1”

5/4/2022
Peart Hart faced extreme trauma as a young girl and eventually ran away from home with her sister. They crisscrossed the East Coast and Midwest of America and committed petty crimes and minor burglaries. They landed in jail and spent time in reformatories. By the time Pearl was in her 20s, she made a decision: she needed to make a new life in The West. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email:...

Duration:00:27:24

WOMEN OF THE WEST Ep. 4 | Belle Starr: “The Bandit Queen, part 2”

4/27/2022
Belle and her husband Sam Starr stole horses and cattle, and worked with the outlaw network that was organized by Sam’s father. They faced justice in the courtroom of “Hanging Judge” Isaac Parker, but then resumed their outlaw lifestyles. Belle’s husband met a violent end, and her own death remains controversial to this day. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For...

Duration:00:27:33

WOMEN OF THE WEST Ep. 3 | Belle Starr: “The Bandit Queen, part 1”

4/20/2022
Belle Starr grew up in Missouri during the Civil War and acted as a spy for Quantrill’s Raiders. Her husband and brothers embraced the outlaw lifestyle and became affiliated with Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang. Slowly but surely, Belle gravitated toward the outlaw trail herself. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, visit our website...

Duration:00:27:42

WOMEN OF THE WEST Ep. 2 | Olive Oatman: “The Survivor”

4/13/2022
Olive Oatman endured a long, difficult wagon trip with her family from Illinois to Arizona Territory. Her wagon train was attacked by Apaches and she spent five years as a prisoner of the tribes of the Southwest. Near the end of her captivity, she was given the distinctive tattoos that made her famous. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, visit...

Duration:00:28:47

WOMEN OF THE WEST Ep. 1 | Stagecoach Mary: “The Trailblazer”

4/6/2022
Mary Fields was a former slave who became the caretaker of a convent in Ohio before rushing west to help save the life of her closest friend. In Montana, she became a legendary stagecoach driver for the U.S. postal service and a towering figure in the town of Cascade. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, visit our website www.blackbarrelmedia.com...

Duration:00:29:03

Introducing "History Daily" from Airship and Noiser

3/16/2022
Every weekday host Lindsay Graham (American Scandal, American History Tellers) takes you back in time to explore a momentous moment that happened ‘on this day’ in history. Whether it’s to remember the tragedy of December 7th, 1941, the day “that will live in infamy,” or to celebrate that 20th day in July, 1969, when mankind reached the moon, History Daily is there to tell you the true stories of the people and events that shaped our world—one day at a time. Find History Daily at:...

Duration:00:34:36

OUTLAWS Ep. 7 | Henry Plummer: “Montana Vigilantes”

3/9/2022
Henry Plummer becomes the sheriff of Bannack, Montana, but many believe he also runs a gang of killers and thieves. Before long, powerful men organize and authorize crews of vigilantes who systematically hang their enemies. Henry Plummer, the sheriff of Bannack, is first on the hit list, and his story ends in mystery. Was he an upstanding sheriff or the leader of a gang of road agents, or both? Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join...

Duration:00:28:32

OUTLAWS Ep. 6 | Henry Plummer: “Prisoner No. 1573”

3/2/2022
In the wake of a deadly shootout near Nevada City, town marshal Henry Plummer kills a man whom he suspects is a danger to his wife. Plummer claims self defense, but a jury believes otherwise. Plummer lands in notorious San Quentin prison. After a short stint, Plummer begins a new life on the outlaw trail, a life that leads him to Idaho Territory and sets the stage for the most infamous phase of career. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons:...

Duration:00:27:02

OUTLAWS Ep. 5 | Henry Plummer: “Support Your Local Marshal”

2/23/2022
Henry Plummer moves from New England to California and completes an improbable rise from failed miner to successful businessman to town marshal. But Plummer soon fears the powerful men of Nevada City, California as well as the rising threat of vigilante violence. And then the threat becomes reality during a deadly shootout between lawmen, outlaws, and vigilantes. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast,...

Duration:00:29:21

OUTLAWS Ep. 4 | John Wesley Hardin: “The End In El Paso”

2/16/2022
The Texas Rangers arrest John Wesley Hardin and drag him back to Texas to stand trial for murder. Hardin goes to prison, suffers family tragedies during his sentence, and prepares for a new career as a lawyer. After his release, he moves to El Paso and becomes entangled with some shady characters, and the entanglement leads to the end of John Wesley Hardin. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please...

Duration:00:29:13

Introducing "Spectacle: Las Vegas" from Sony Music Entertainment

2/11/2022
It’s a city that shouldn’t exist. An oasis in the desert, a mirage — it’s a city of buzzing neon, flowing fountains, and fortunes made and lost. A city of hedonism: concerts, casinos, showgirls, and all-you-can-eat buffets. But how did Vegas become “Sin City”? A place that promotes a fantasy of adult freedoms: a vacation from boundaries, rules, accountability? A place where people from all over the world visit to be their wildest, most uninhibited selves, even if it’s just for just a couple...

Duration:00:08:29

OUTLAWS Ep. 3 | John Wesley Hardin: “The Most Wanted Man In Texas”

2/9/2022
On a return trip from Louisiana, John Wesley Hardin nearly dies after a shootout in Trinity City, Texas. He surrenders to law enforcement, but then escapes from jail. He helps kill a county sheriff and then a deputy sheriff, and the murder of the deputy changes Hardin’s life. He flees Texas and starts a new life in Florida. But the Texas Rangers are on his trail, and he won’t remain free for long. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons:...

Duration:00:27:33

OUTLAWS Ep. 2 | John Wesley Hardin: “Trouble on the Trail”

2/2/2022
After a slew of murders in Texas, John Wesley Hardin flees the state. He joins a cattle drive to Kansas and lands in Abilene where Wild Bill Hickok is the marshal. Hardin allegedly kills vaqueros and Native American warriors along the way, and then kills a man in town who reportedly snored too loud. But Hardin also finds true love and appears to settle down in Gonzales, Texas. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on...

Duration:00:24:00