Billy The Kid Part 1: The Young Gun

Real Outlaws

May 16 2022 • 37 mins

Billy the Kid is perhaps the best known outlaw in American history. Hero or villain? It depends on who you speak to. The story begins with a young boy surviving the slums of New York before becoming a legend in the Wild West. He will learn early on that justice, like fortune, is a fickle beast. And in the unforgiving saloons and dust bowl towns of New Mexico - hard choices will set him on a path from being just any kid, to The Kid. A Noiser production, written by Danny Marshall. With thanks to Michael Wallis, journalist, historian, and author of Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride. This is Part 1 of 3. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+, now available on Apple Podcasts. All shows are also available for free. If you're listening on Apple Podcasts, press the '+' icon to follow the show for free. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit