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The “Free Range Texan” podcast, hosted by veteran broadcaster “Michael Shawn” reveals the world view of a native West Texan, willing to share the products and food made famous by the cowboy lifestyle. Features such as “Michael Shawn’s Campfire”, interviews and commentary. There are true stories, tall tales and campfire visits that are a warm and rich experience. “Free Range Texan” is appropriate for all ages, but maintains a consistent target of males and females 35 years plus.

The “Free Range Texan” podcast, hosted by veteran broadcaster “Michael Shawn” reveals the world view of a native West Texan, willing to share the products and food made famous by the cowboy lifestyle. Features such as “Michael Shawn’s Campfire”, interviews and commentary. There are true stories, tall tales and campfire visits that are a warm and rich experience. “Free Range Texan” is appropriate for all ages, but maintains a consistent target of males and females 35 years plus.

Location:

United States

Description:

The “Free Range Texan” podcast, hosted by veteran broadcaster “Michael Shawn” reveals the world view of a native West Texan, willing to share the products and food made famous by the cowboy lifestyle. Features such as “Michael Shawn’s Campfire”, interviews and commentary. There are true stories, tall tales and campfire visits that are a warm and rich experience. “Free Range Texan” is appropriate for all ages, but maintains a consistent target of males and females 35 years plus.

Language:

English

Contact:

806-789-3869


Episodes

Episode 47 Songman Cary Banks

6/4/2020
In Episode 47, Songman Cary Banks talks about his new book and sings for us. And Michael Shawn's Campfire tells the story of Black Jack Ketchum.

Duration:00:41:35

Episode 46 Stetson Walker

5/21/2020
Michael Shawn visits with entertainer, recording artist Stetson Walker and features his music, then returns to Michael Shawn’s Campfire for the story of Bill Pickett.

Duration:00:34:20

Episode 45 Wink Sink 3

5/7/2020
Free Range Texan Episode 45 invites Jordan Robert Kirk to give us an update on his recording career and talk about the impact of CovID19 on Texas family farms. In addition, Michael Shawn’s Campfire tells the true story of some amazing geographic occurrences near the town of Wink, Texas.

Duration:00:42:04

Episode 44 Tim McKenzie

4/23/2020
Singer/Songwriter Tim McKenzie shares his thoughts about the petroleum industry from being an oil production technician for the past 27 years. Also, he shares his backstory on his song, "Blue-Eyed Senorita".

Duration:00:39:28

Episode 43 Savannah

4/9/2020
Free Range Texan Episode 43 is where we stopped and drew a breath. We drew back the curtain of our podcast stage show and simply shared our hearts. COVID-19 is changing the hearts and minds of our listeners all over the world. Our special guest is not only a Nashville singer / songwriter, but holds a full-time day job as a nurse. Michael Shawn is uncharacteristically laid back in the process of sharing his concern for people everywhere. But make no mistake about it, we bring a message of...

Duration:00:41:51

Episode 42 Boss Country

3/26/2020
The Free Range Texan has been discovered by Boss Country Radio, and Boss Country Radio is one of our new country music listening favorites. It is a great collaboration using Michael Shawn to easily work both sides of the fence. Come hear what it’s all about.

Duration:00:41:59

Episode 41 Ashley Puckett

3/12/2020
Our special guest is, fresh new talent Ashley Puckett. And afterwards, we’ll take a trip to Michael Shawn’s Campfire.

Duration:00:33:10

Episode 40 Bill Lee Sasquatch

2/27/2020
Nationally known broadcaster/ podcaster and Big Foot researcher, Bill Lee, returns to the Free Range Texan for a comprehensive update about the unique characteristics of the Sasquatch personalities.

Duration:00:51:29

Episode 39 George Ensle

2/13/2020
George Ensle has been writing songs, producing them, and entertaining on stage along with a list of performers that is literally a who’s who in the last two decades of Texas music. On Episode 39, we visit with George Ensle and walk on down to Michael Shawn’s Campfire where lessons are learned and tales are told.

Duration:00:31:11

Episode 38: Kristyn Harris

1/30/2020
In this Episode we introduce the delightful and talented Kristyn Harris, who is a remarkable Western Swing singer at a very young age. From national television to the Free Range Texan Podcast, she has been a hit wherever she goes. And then we wind up at Michael Shawn’s Campfire with a remarkable Civil War era tale that as usual ends with a twist.

Duration:00:38:05

Episode 37 Matt Westin

1/16/2020
This episode brings special guest Matt Westin to center stage on the Free Range Talent File. While Matt may not be from the Lone Star State originally, he has warm feelings about our blessed Texas and the people that live within our borders. His talent easily earns him a spot on our Podcast. The rest of our Podcast crew is front and center and as always we wind up at Michael Shawn’s Campfire.

Duration:00:32:27

Episode 36 Klattenhoff

1/2/2020
Free Range Texan Episode 36 is all about the heart. First, we will introduce you to Shirley and Andy Klattenhoff, sharing a lifetime together on our Ain’t Love Grand File. Michael Shawn’s Campfire is the first campfire story that we felt it necessary to post a “not suitable for younger listeners” disclaimer. It is the true story, using the actual words, of a Native American who participated in the historical event. Our campfire tale is graphic, but we all agreed it needed to be told.

Duration:00:34:12

Episode 35 Jeremy Parsons

12/19/2019
This Free Range Texan Podcast is loaded with fun listening; a Free Range Talent File containing singer, songwriter, recording artist, Jeremy Parsons singing his latest release, “Making Things Up As I Go”; and like always a trip to Michael Shawn’s campfire.

Duration:00:36:18

Episode 34 Mike Pritchard

12/5/2019
A West Texas entertainer legend, Mike Pritchard, shares his life and his music, plus an unusual tale about the Donkey Lady Bridge.

Duration:00:42:46

Episode 33 Casey Baker

11/21/2019
Episode 33 brings special guest singer, songwriter Casey Baker, singing her latest release on the Texas Regional Radio Charts. Michael Shawn's Campfire has a story with a really strange twist.

Duration:00:38:38

Episode 32 Al Pitrelli

11/7/2019
Michael Shawn interviews Al Pitrelli about his long journey as guitarist and music director with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Additionally, the episode ends sitting at Michael Shawn's campfire with another tale of mystery and intrigue.

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 31 Andy Wilkinson

10/24/2019
On Episode 31, singer, songwriter, author and poet, Andy Wilkinson returns to the Free Range Texan. We visit with Andy about Texas Tech University's Southwest Collection and Andy's song, "Texas When Texas Was Free". And of course, afterwards, we walk down to Michael Shawn's campfire.

Duration:01:14:01

Episode 30 Davy Crockett

10/10/2019
This episode features a Michael Shawn's campfire which tells the true story of Davy Crockett and the people around him in his last days. A remarkable theatre of the mind experience.

Duration:01:04:46

Episode 29 Bill Lee

9/26/2019
The “Free Range Texan” podcast, hosted by veteran broadcaster “Michael Shawn” reveals the world view of a native West Texan, willing to share the products and food made famous by the cowboy lifestyle. Our “Heros and Heroines” File, “Unexplained Files”, the “Free Range Talent” File, feature true life stories and interviews about real people making up the fabric of West Texas and beyond. Most of our “Free Range Texan” podcasts include a trip to “Michael Shawn’s Campfire” where there are true...

Duration:01:25:33

Episode 28 Gypsy Jayne

9/12/2019
The “Free Range Texan” podcast, hosted by veteran broadcaster “Michael Shawn” reveals the world view of a native West Texan, willing to share the products and food made famous by the cowboy lifestyle. Our “Heros and Heroines” File, “Unexplained Files”, the “Free Range Talent” File, feature true life stories and interviews about real people making up the fabric of West Texas and beyond. Most of our “Free Range Texan” podcasts include a trip to “Michael Shawn’s Campfire” where there are true...

Duration:01:22:59