Brown County Hour
Brown County Hour
BCH Episode #136 - July 2023

Our July episode is all about pirates! The show includes live music performed by local pirate William Franklin and his band Gunsway. Christie Crandall tells us about local pirate radio stations of the 1970s, and Donna Slack tells us about an upcoming event about invasive species. We also have new pieces from Jim Eagleman, Chuck Wills, and Dave Seastrom.

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Our show includes:

    • William Franklin is a modern-day pirate as well as a local musician and actor and he joined Dave Seastrom for an interview. His band Gunsway performed four songs live in the studio.
      • John Paul Jones
      • The Ship Is Going Down
      • Barrett’s Privateers
      • The Battle of William Kidd
    • Kara Barnard talks with Chuck Wills about becoming the National Dulcimer Champion as well as her upcoming shows at the playhouse, including the Youth Showcase, and the Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Festival
    • Donna Slack is an expert on invasive species and she tells us about an upcoming local educational event
    • Christie Crandall is doing a project on The Jolly Roger pirate radio station. If you remember that pirate station, please reach out to Christie at
    • Jim Eagleman hears a cerulean warbler in the trees
    • Chuck Wills tells us about the pirates of Lake Lemon
    • Dave Seastrom shares thoughts on A Place In Time

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Sarah Lyttle Chuck Wills, and Rick Fettig.

First aired Sunday, July 2nd, 2023 at 9 AM on WFHB

Engineering & post-production by Chuck Wills.

Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

Our cover photo courtesy of Tom Preston

This episode is sponsored by The Brown County Inn and Our Brown County Magazine

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