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Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast. We play classic short stories, old-time radio and much more. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Ron will read it on the show or you can tell it for yourself! Also, we do interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star

Jun 24, 2014

On the show, we have a story from Authors' Playhouse which aired on NBC from 1941 to 1945. This OTR series featured adaptations of stories by famous authors of the time. Our tale was written by Ben Lucien Burman. He was an American author and journalist born in Covington, Kentucky. Also, a veteran of both World Wars. He is best known for his books about Catfish Bend which told fantastic tales of the characters living on the Mississippi. The story we will hear is called Minstrels of the Mist. It tells what happens when two riverboat captains think they play the flute the best.  It first aired on August 8, 1941.