65 episodes

Randy Hales started working for the Memphis territory when he was 10 years old and was at the Mid-South Coliseum every Monday night starting in 1981, often commentating alongside Lance Russell. By 1986 he was part of the booking team and part of management, and even booked the territory himself from 1994-1996. Join us as we use his remarkable history and memory to go into detail on classic Memphis wrestling in a way you've never heard before. This is a deep dive into Memphis wrestling history with someone who saw nearly all of it. Randy and Sean Reedy talk about wrestling's greatest territory every week on Memphis Memories with Randy Hales.

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Randy Hales started working for the Memphis territory when he was 10 years old and was at the Mid-South Coliseum every Monday night starting in 1981, often commentating alongside Lance Russell. By 1986 he was part of the booking team and part of management, and even booked the territory himself from 1994-1996. Join us as we use his remarkable history and memory to go into detail on classic Memphis wrestling in a way you've never heard before. This is a deep dive into Memphis wrestling history with someone who saw nearly all of it. Randy and Sean Reedy talk about wrestling's greatest territory every week on Memphis Memories with Randy Hales.

    Episode 65: Comparing Changes in Wrestling to NFL, MLB, NBA

    Episode 65: Comparing Changes in Wrestling to NFL, MLB, NBA

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 64: 1979 Memphis and Knoxville Wrestling and Crazy Stories

    Episode 64: 1979 Memphis and Knoxville Wrestling and Crazy Stories

    Packed show today as Beau James Returns to co-host. Randy tells a classic story about a radio call Brandon Baxter received from a fan who thought Randy was dead.   Randy talks about a recent incident that scared him to death as a man broke into his hotel and Randy feared for his life and had to fight the guy off.  Beau and RH review the most recent AEW TV and we talk heat in wrestling drawing money.   We also compare 1979 Memphis and Knoxville Wrestling as we dive deep into history of Wrestling. 

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Episode 62; Tragedies in Wrestling

    Episode 62; Tragedies in Wrestling

    We have a loaded show this week as Pat Trammel returns to talk about his trip to the Royal Rumble, Beau James returns by popular demand to talk classic Memphis, and he and Randy reflect on the passing of Kobe Bryant and talk about the major tragedies of wrestling history.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Episode 61: Pat Trammel Joins Randy to talk Classic Memphis!

    Episode 61: Pat Trammel Joins Randy to talk Classic Memphis!

    Longtime wrestling fan Pat Trammel makes his first appearance on Memphis Memories. We talk about the good ole days and also get in an interesting discussion about starting a territory. Pat has a bunch of great questions for Randy about Memphis. Fun show!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 60: Randy and BIll Dundee Pay Tribute to Rocky Johnson

    Episode 60: Randy and BIll Dundee Pay Tribute to Rocky Johnson

    We lost a Memphis wrestling great this week with the passing of the legendary Rocky Johnson. Rocky had a great run feuding with Jerry Lawler in the mid 70's in a boxer vs wrestler feud that was revolutionary in its time, and made appearances into the late 80s. Randy Hales enlists the help of his good friend Bill Dundee as they pay tribute to Rocky.

    • 48 min
    Episode 59: Randy talks all things related to AEW's Memphis Tribute Night

    Episode 59: Randy talks all things related to AEW's Memphis Tribute Night

    This week Randy talks all about AEW's tribute to Memphis wrestling on last week's Dynamite. He talks about his role in how the whole thing came together and unfolded, and has a bunch of funny stories about again hanging out with some of the Memphis wrestling's crazy characters.

    • 1 hr 22 min

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