Just Released! Episode 7: All That Glitters: Part 3 of 3 – In this episode, we continue our look at Virginia City with a look at the gunfighter as Mark Twain’s recollections of “desperadoism” in the old west. We learn about Nevada’s worst mining disaster, visit the graveyard and end with a look at one of the many saloons still in operation in this once vastly important center of national pride and commerce. Then we flash forward 100 years to the 1960s to witness the birth of the psychedelic music scene at the Red Dog Saloon – which launched many previously unknown bands into rock stardom. It all starts with the discovery of gold and silver and ends with gold records in our final segment in this 3 part series. We want to thank journalist Andrew Lau and the folks at Perfect Sound Forever.com for the use of the great article Andrew wrote about The Red Dog Saloon and we also want to thank Banjo Master Bill Knopf for his amazing rendition of the William Tell Overture / Bonanza Theme used in this episode.
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