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John Brinkley The Carter Family Radio

John Brinkley. The Carter Family. Goat Testicles. Million Watt Radio Station. with Pope Brock

What do goat testicles and a radio station in Mexico in the 1930’s have to do with country music legends The Carter Family, the popularization of country music, and O Brother, Where Art Thou? A lot! And it’s all due to one man: John R. Brinkely, the notorious quack doctor of the 1920-30’s, who made millions of dollars implanting goat testicles into impotent men, all the while implanting country music into the hearts of radio listeners around the world. Join us as we sit down at the table to talk about Mr. Brinkley with Pope Brock, author of Charlatan: America’s Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam.

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The Hills of Mexico, Buffalo Skinners, On the trail of the buffalo

The Evolution of A Song: “Hills of Mexico” (AKA “Buffalo Skinners”)

“The Buffalo Skinners” is one of the most popular American “Folk songs”. It can be found in many song collections and it has been recorded and performed by a lot of singers. Its been around since the 1870s, and recorded by everyone from Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger to Willie Watson and Ricky Skaggs. Here is a history of the hand me down tune…

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Glen Campbell Songs
Top 5

Top 5 Glen Campbell Songs

5. Rhinestone Cowboy (1975) Hustle is the name of the game, and this cowboy does it. Just give it a listen.  “There’s been a load

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