Saturday, 31 March 2012
RADIO DAYS -LISTEN TO THE THE WILD WEST
The westerns with its wide open landscapes and thrilling adventure was perfect for the imaginary words created by sound effects, good acting and the listeners imagination and there are thousands of old shows that can be listened to online - for instance there were 2,956 episodes of The Lone Ranger produced for radio and that's just one show.There are many many more.
“In the early days of the western United States, a masked man and an Indian rode the plains, searching for truth and justice. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when from out of the past come the thundering hoofbeats of the great horse Silver! The Lone Ranger rides again!” Radio intro to The Lone Ranger.
And this is just a small selection of the many old time radio westerns available to listen to online - just do a search on radio westerns and you'll be surprised at what you find.