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Under Western Stars Episode #15 Sid Hausman Live  

Tony talks to Sid Hausman-- multi- instrumentalist, artist and author. Sid performs original songs Blue Horizon, Bill Pickett, Geronimo’s Land, Cactus Critter Bash and plays guitar, banjo, ukulele and bones.

Under Western Stars #14 The EarthPicks 

Tony interviews Elizaberh Lopez and Jeff Stuges about their original songs of the southwest and historic characters like Cochise and Ed Schieffelin.

Under Western Stars #11 Bill Burke Live 

Tony interviews his long time music pard Bill Burke and they play the Old Double Diamond, Innisheer, Riding Down the Canyon,Blue Mountain, Old Paint and The Telling Takes Me Home.

Under Western Stars #10 Increase Your Attention Span 

Tony challenges listeners to expand their attention span by listening to songs that exceed the industry mandated three minutes. Songs include California Joe, El Paso and The Dying Ranger. 

Tony plays some songs that exceed the three minute commercial format…

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…

Stories - Long before I wrote stories...

“Long before I wrote stories, I listened for stories. Listening for them is something more acute than listening to them. I suppose it’s an early form of participation in what goes on. Listening children know stories are there. When their…