Under Western Stars Episode # 7 the Camp Cook 

Under Western Stars Episode # 7  The Camp Cook

Learn about the man who fed the cowboys, in songs and poems. From Boomer Johnson to the Goodnight Loving Trail.

Under Western Stars is a radio show produced in partnership with…

Under Western Stars Episode #6 Romaine Loudermilk 

Under Western Stars Episode  #6 Romaine Loudermilk

Meet Romaine  Loudermilk,  an Arizona character who gave us some of our best cowboy songs.

Under Western Stars is a radio show produced in partnership with Sun Sounds. Sun Sounds of Arizona provides…

Under Western Stars Episode  #5 More Horses #2 

Under Western Stars Episode  #5  More Horses #2

Ride the trail with Tony  across the Australian outback and fleeing hostile Indians on the Western frontier and witness a tearful farewell.

Under Western Stars is a radio show produced in partnership…

Under Western Stars Episode #4 Horses #1 

Under Western Stars Episode  #4  

From The Tennessee Stud to the Little Blue Roan Tony takes you for a ride.

Under Western Stars is a radio show produced in partnership with Sun Sounds. Sun Sounds of Arizona provides audio access…

Under Western Stars Episode #3 Gone to Texas 

Under Western Stars Episode  #3  looks at the different journeys people made "Going Out West". From his grandpa Henry Newyears Norris' leave taking of post Civil War Illinois to the experiences of Sweet Betsy from Pike, Tony leads us down…

Under Western Stars Episode #2 A Western Childhood 

Under Western Stars Episode #2

Tony talks about the geography and characters of his  Western childhood. 

Under Western Stars is a radio show produced in partnership with Sun Sounds. Sun Sounds of Arizona provides audio access to print information and…

Under Western Stars - Episode #1 Welcome to the West 

Welcome to the first episode of Under Western Stars, produced for Sun Sounds [https://sunsounds.org/] the radio service for the visually impaired and hosted by  by Tony Norris. Under Western Stars is an audio exploration of all things Western with live…

Under Western Stars - On the air again.

        Recently I was asked to produce a series of cowboy programs  for Sun Sounds, the radio service for the visually handicapped.. I was delighted  for the opportunity to do my schtick on the radio once again. My radio career began…

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A Tradition of Thankfulness

Our Royal Palm turkey tom and his hen were intended for the Thanksgiving table. Each afternoon as they were released with the chickens to free-range and eat bugs and weed seeds, they didn’t miss an opportunity to display their magnificent…

Oh that autumn light....

A few light frosts have nibbled at the edges of Sue's garden but the half acre of coyote gourd is still untouched. It's grey-green pyramid shaped leaves, each as rough as a shark's skin, wave in the cool breeze. When…

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Monsoon Unfolding

  It's the first week of August and the monsoon has been flirting with my dusty pines for a couple of weeks- the big fat drops exploding in the the needles a hundred feet up and falling as a fine mist…

KNAU Music Series: Play Me A Song

Gillian Ferris is producing a series on KNAU called Play Me A Song. It reaches out to the local community of entertainers and gives them what they crave most in these times: an audience. 

I am featured today and I…