Way Back When

Texas History!
Join Nancy & Lisa (BigBlendMagazine.com Editors) as they delve into Texas’ fascinating past with special guests: Mike Cox – Author of ‘Historic Photos of Texas Lawmen’; and William R. Chemerka & Allen J. Wiener – Co-authors of ‘Music of the Alamo: From 19th Century Ballads to Big-Screen Soundtracks’.


Show airs live on Friday, May 15 at 3pm PT – Tune in: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Way-Back-When/2009/05/15/Texas-History


Meet our Guests:
Mike Cox
– An elected member of the Texas Institute of Letters, Mike Cox is the author of fourteen non-fiction books including ‘Historic Photos of Texas Lawmen’. Over a freelance career of more than forty years, he has written hundreds of articles and essays for a wide variety of publications. His most recent book, The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900, received excellent reviews and has been a best-seller among books about the Old West. A former award-winning reporter, he was a longtime spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety and later communications manager for the Texas Department of Transportation before retiring in 2007.

William R. Chemerka – Co-author of ‘Music of the Alamo: From 19th Century Ballads to Big-Screen Soundtracks’, William is the founder of The Alamo Society and has edited the organization's quarterly, The Alamo Journal, since 1986. He has appeared on The History Channel as an on-camera consultant in productions including The Real West: The Battle of the Alamo; Live from Austin: Davy Crockett; and Wild West Tech: The Alamo, among others. Texas Monthly calls Chemerka "the Google of Alamo Buffs."

Allen J. Wiener - Co-author of ‘Music of the Alamo: From 19th Century Ballads to Big-Screen Soundtracks’, Allen is also the author of The Beatles: The Ultimate Recording Guide; and co-author of the forthcoming Poor Man’s Friend: David Crockett in Congress, from bright Sky Press. He has written for The Washington Post, People, American History, The Alamo Journal, Western Clippings, Goldmine, and Discoveries. Wiener has written liner notes for several CDs and has served as a researcher and consultant for several books.

Find out more – visit http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/Way-Back-When/index.htm

  1. Today's Best
  2. Top Shows
  3. Best of BTR
    1. Loading

      Hit The Floor with McKinley Freeman

      McKinley Freeman stars as the handsome, sexy, and mischievous LA Devils professional basketball player Derek Roman on VH1’s Hit The Floor series.

    2. Sales Master Tom Hopkins

      First show guest Scott Jordan of Scottevest back in 2008. Sales master Tom Hopkins! Small Business Saturday expert Patricia Norins. Negotiation guru Stephen Cohen. Thomas Anderson talks about the smart way to leverage Debt!

    3. Chef G. Garvin

      Chef G. Garvin may be a rock star among foodies—having headed up culinary operations at such esteemed eateries as the Ritz Carlton in Atlanta and Four Seasons in Beverly Hills—but he’s still a little bit country.

    4. Dying with Dignity

      This week's special guest is Wanda Morris, CEO of the organization, "Dying with Dignity." Wanda has been on the front lines of the Right to Die Movement in Canada for many years, educating the public, challenging government officials and fighting for patients' rights regarding end-of-life choices.

    5. Sumit Meeting on the New Jerusalem

      Zorra tells of meetings now going on on The New Jerusalem Summit Meetings Obama, Iraq, Switzerland, Moscow, India! Discussing GCR.

    6. WWE Star Bo Dallas

      Catch Ring Rust Radio’s Exclusive Interview with WWE Superstar Bo Dallas! Plus, Ring Rust Radio’s Full WWE Battleground Review!

    7. Hawaiian Cultural Ambassador

      This week Tom “Pohaku” Stone, historian and cultural ambassador at Turtle Bay Resort, joins Peter Greenberg on Oahu, Hawaii's North Show at Turtle Bay Resort.

    8. Live Life As A Nobody

      We are all desperately trying to be somebody, to be “special”. We collect “friends” and “followers” online as symbols of our worth. We hunt fame and visibility. Maybe we have it all wrong. Spiritual Leader, Lama Marut tells us why we should “Be Nobody.”

    9. Cannabis Sativa Ceo Gary Johnson

      Gary Johnson, a former 2 term Governor of New Mexico, and Presidential Candidate in 2012, just became the CEO of a Cannabis company. Discover why he thinks medicinal cannabis can make a better future for us all.

    10. Girls Above Society

      We're interviewing BTR's own Lauren Galley of the "Lauren Galley Show". Lauren is a 19-year-old Teen Mentor, Author, TV Host, Actress and President of Girls Above Society is a new refreshing voice for young women and girls around the world.

    11. James Brown's Deanna Brown Thomas

      GET ON UP with James Brown when The Halli Casser-Jayne Show celebrates the life of the legendary James Brown with his daughter, the new biopic's choreographer and more.

    12. Priceline.com's Ceo Jeff Hoffman

      Jeff Hoffman is Founder and Creator of Priceline.com. He is a keynote speaker, having been invited to speak in over 50 countries. He speaks on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leadership!

    13. Reverb Nations Number 1 Aidan Nolan

      Aidan Nolan relocated from Australia to New York. As well as fronting some of Australia's more popular bands, aidan has written music for film and television plus contributed vocals to recordings for a range of Ausralian and UK artists. Major cult following.

    14. Steven is in the Sober Hot Seat!

      In this episode, Steven is in the Sober Hot Seat! On Intervention 911 with Ken Seeley, Ken and his team shine a light on the world addiction & recovery, dissecting the issues & creating solutions.

    15. Selena Gomez Moves On

      Selena Gomez has been spotted cozying up to a sexy new mystery man after her split from Justin Bieber and we break down the details of her possible new romance.

    1. Loading

      Rodney Perry Live

      On his show, Comedian Rodney Perry covers arts and entertainment, everything from comedy and politics to music and acting, with his signature comedic slant.

    2. Saturday Mornings With Joy Keys

      Joy Keys provides her listeners with insight to improve their lives mentally, physically, monetarily and emotionally. Past guests on the show have included Meshell Nedegeocello, Blair Underwood, in addition to an impressive list of CEOs, humanitarians and authors.

    3. Small Business Unstuck

      Host Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where he shares all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.

    4. The Bottom Line Sports Show

      The Bottom Line Sports Show is hosted by former NBA stars Penny Hardaway, Charles Oakley, Mateen Cleaves. Tune in to get the inside scoop on what's happening in sports today.

    5. Hits Radio

      Hits Radio covers basketball, sports culture and entertainment with past guests including Jason Kidd, Robin Lundberg and Chris Herren.

    6. The Halli Casser-Jayne Show

      Listeners get an earful on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds. Whether it’s the current political cocktail or the latest must-read award-winning book, Halli tackles all topics and likes to stir — and sometimes shakes — things up.

    7. America's Most Haunted

      Official Internet radio show of forthcoming epic paranormal investigation book by Eric Olsen and "Haunted Housewife" Theresa Argie.

    8. World Footprints

      Award-winning World Footprints is a leading voice in socially responsible travel and lifestyle. Hosts Ian & Tonya celebrate culture and heritage and bring a unique voice to the world of travel.

    9. Football Reporters Online

      Football Reporters Online is a group of veteran football experts in the fields of coaching, scouting, talent evaluation, and writing/broadcasting/media placement. Combined, the group brings well over 100 years of expertise in sports.

    10. Small Business Roundtable

      Host John Martin interviews the nation's leading entrepreneurs and small biz experts to educate small business owners on how to be successful. Past guests have included Emeril Lagasse and Guy Kawasaki.

    11. Sylvia Global

      Sylvia Global presents global conversations pertaining to women, wealth, business, faith and philanthropy. Sylvia has interviewed an eclectic mix from CEOs and musicians to fashion designers and philanthropists including Randolph Duke and Ne-Yo.