Free Western Fiction Audiobooks

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Introduction

This is a listing of 17 sites that legally offer free Westerns audiobooks online.

There is also a listing here at Gizmo's Freeware of ebooks in this genre at  

All of these sites listed have content that is legal for them to distribute and for you to read and/or download..  If you find that any site listed is offering content that can not be legally transferred, please let me know in the comments below.

This list is not comprehensive and if you know of any other sites please post in the comments below or at our forums.

Most entries at those sites that offer only online listening or viewing can be downloaded with VideoCacheView.  Thanks to AJNorth for this tip.

A comprehensive alphabetical listing of free books for reading or listening can be found on these pages:

For a complete listing of the free ebook pages here at Gizmo's, see

Libraries are also an excellent source for reading and listening materials for this genre.  To find out more information on your local library, the links here may help:  Library Information

Free Western Fiction Audiobooks

Ambling Books Large collection of free classic western fiction audiobooks available for free download in MP3 without registration.  Use of their player allows for download in 1 file, otherwise multiple files are usually needed.

AudioBooksForFree  has over 40 free audiobooks for free download in MP3 in their Westerns-Indians category.  The free downloads are in low quality (8kbps) and registration is required.

BooksShouldBeFree  has 17 western novels available.  In addition to MP3 download, all of their books have a link to the corresponding Gutenberrg page where there are several download options.

Classicly offers 2 of their free full length classic novels. as audio books.  Available for free download in MP3.  Thanks to Tyler G for this suggestion.

Free Listens  finds and reviews human read free audiobooks from around the web.  This link is to the posts with the Western tag.

LibriVox has 27 western novels available for download in MP3 (64kb/128kb) or ogg vorbis.  All are human read.

Librophile   has a good size collection of audio books for free download in MP3.  Most all appear to be from Librivox, but the site is easy to navigate through.  Suggested by Philip.  Note that they do not allow links to the genres and you have to select the genre (Westerns) in the genre listings.

Misfits Audio Productions  a collection of westerns broadcasts, some based upon novels, available for free listening online or free download in MP3 without registration.

The Dunsteef Audio Fiction Magazine produces free audio files of stories that are available for free listening online or free download in MP3 without registration..  This link is to their posts tagged Western.

Verako.org a Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA) group that produces audiobooks and short stories for free listening online and free download in MP3 without registration. This link is to their posts tagged Western and at this time there is one incomplete audiobook (which should be completed eventually).

Free Old Time Radio Westerns

Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders    The Internet Archive had 19 episodes of this old time radio show available fore free listening online or free download in MP3 or Ogg Vorbis without registration.

Have Gun Will Travel  The Internet Archive had 106 episodes of this old time radio show available fore free listening online or free download in MP3 or Ogg Vorbis without registration.

Luke Slaughter Of Tombstone   The Internet Archive had 16 episodes of this old time radio show available fore free listening online or free download in MP3 or Ogg Vorbis without registration.

My Old Radio  has recordings of 33 old time radio western shows available for free listening online in their player.   A number of shows have only 1 episode, but there are also some with over a 100 - including the 1375 episodes of The Lone Ranger.

Old Time Radio Westerns  a good sized collection of old time radio westerns with regular releases since Ocvtober, 2009 and still active.  The ones I checked were all available for free download in MP3 without registration.  There appeared to be a player for listening online, but it disappeared quickly for me in Firefox.  It might be an addon of mine blocking, so you might be able to listen without downloading.

Radio Lovers  has an excellent collection of free old time radio westerns available for free download in MP3 without registration.

Tom Mix Ralston Straight Shooters   The Internet Archive had 30 episodes of this old time radio show available fore free listening online or free download in MP3 or Ogg Vorbis without registration.

Conclusion

If you know of a site that may be added to the listings, please post in the comments for the page.

I hope you enjoy the free material available through these sites.

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Comments

April 16, 2013, 5 new sites added. All links checked and working. I use LinkChecker to check page links and no longer visit each site individually to reconfirm. So, if you find a site that is not as it should be, then please post here in the comments. If you know of a site to be added to this listing, please post here in the comments. If you are the owner of a site that you would like added to this listing, it is better to contact me through the site (click on mr6n8). Also, no site that has an orange or red rating from WOT (Web of Trust) may be added to this listing, per site rules. So please check the WOT rating before posting. Thanks Steve