(Mike Matthews’ Webcor reel-to-reel recorder on which he recorded his interview with Lorne Greene on the set of Bonanza in 1965)

In this third installment of our constantly evolving Big Something Radio Programme, local retiree Mike Matthews tells his own Lorne Greene story. It’s a story about youthful dreams, a brush with fame and … well, give it a listen (right-click/option-click to download or click the green play button to stream):

“The Name Is Matthews”

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4 Responses to The Name Is Matthews: TBS Radio Programme Part 3

  1. Nancy Wilsted says:

    If only my date for the Janis Joplin concert had been with Mike Matthews…now we’re talkin’ fun!

  2. Mike M says:

    Now you’re talking, Nancy! But we have to quit meeting like this . . . and, thanks to Lorne Greene, maybe we will!

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