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Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line

In this episode, Wes traces the story behind a pair of Civil War derringers and introduces us to a descendent of their first owner. Tukufu makes an amazing discovery researching part of collection of 1920s vinyl albums labeled “All K.K.K. Records.” Did we find the amplifier of James Jamerson, the man who played the signature bass line of My Girl and hundreds of other Motown hits?
Season 10 Episode 2 Length 53:08 Premiere: 07/23/12

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Season 10 Episodes

Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

S10 E9 Length 53:41 Premiere Date 01/08/13

Mysteries from the Wild West

S10 E8 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 04/01/13

Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

S10 E7 Length 52:31 Premiere Date 10/08/12

Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

S10 E6 Length 53:16 Premiere Date 10/01/12

Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

S10 E5 Length 53:11 Premiere Date 08/06/12

Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief

S10 E4 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 07/30/12

Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup

S10 E3 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line

S10 E2 Length 53:08 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

S10 E1 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 07/16/12

Civil War Derringers

Clip Length 19:11 Premiere Date 07/23/12

KKK Record and The Bright Fiery Cross

Clip Length 16:53 Premiere Date 07/23/12

The Motown Bottom Line

Clip Length 15:18 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Clint Black’s Book of Rogues

Clip Length 13:20 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Empire State Crash

Clip Length 13:48 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Bettie Page And The Forbidden Pinup

Clip Length 13:07 Premiere Date 07/23/12

A Piece of Hollywood

Clip Length 11:34 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Preview: Civil War pistols, K.K.K records

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 07/23/12

Behind the Scenes - Flintlock Rifle

Clip Length 02:49 Premiere Date 04/27/03

Provenance

Clip Length 02:13 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Trash or Treasure

Clip Length 01:55 Premiere Date 05/31/03

House Dating

Clip Length 02:06 Premiere Date 05/31/03

Real or Fake

Clip Length 02:19 Premiere Date 05/31/03

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