24 episodes

Buried deep in the past of a quiet southern town lies the legend of Billy Sunday Birt, the most dangerous man in Georgia history. A chance meeting one spring day unravels the truth behind the notorious figure and uncovers new secrets along the way.

"A wild tale of moonshine, murder, and mayhem" - Vulture

2021 Webby Award Honoree, Podcast Limited Series

In the Red Clay Imperative

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 6.7K Ratings

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Buried deep in the past of a quiet southern town lies the legend of Billy Sunday Birt, the most dangerous man in Georgia history. A chance meeting one spring day unravels the truth behind the notorious figure and uncovers new secrets along the way.

"A wild tale of moonshine, murder, and mayhem" - Vulture

2021 Webby Award Honoree, Podcast Limited Series

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Brutal, Savage, Senseless. | Chapter 1, Season 2

    Brutal, Savage, Senseless. | Chapter 1, Season 2

    Host Sean Kipe looks into the details of a 50-year-old unsolved triple homicide as details come to light that finally close the case. Billy Sunday Birt and Georgia’s “Dixie Mafia” are held responsible, but is that the whole story?
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    • 40 min
    The Informer | Chapter 2, Season 2

    The Informer | Chapter 2, Season 2

    Stoney discusses why he feels his father was not responsible for the Durham murders. In fact, he questions whether it was the "Dixie Mafia" at all. 
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    • 40 min
    Nothing As It Seems | Chapter 3, Season 2

    Nothing As It Seems | Chapter 3, Season 2

    Sean speaks with the Sheriff who closed the Durham case and learns there is more to the story than meets the eye.
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    • 38 min
    The Company of Wolves | Chapter 4, Season 2

    The Company of Wolves | Chapter 4, Season 2

    The main suspect widely believed to have set up the hit on the Durham family is examined.
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    • 37 min
    Black Sheep | Chapter 5, Season 2

    Black Sheep | Chapter 5, Season 2

    Sean looks deeper into the past of Dixie Mafia member Billy Wayne Davis.
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    • 37 min
    Beneath the Chestnut Tree | Chapter 6, Season 2

    Beneath the Chestnut Tree | Chapter 6, Season 2

    Sean speaks with the retired GBI agent who helped rekindle the investigation after decades of little to no progress. A family member of the Durham's finally steps forward.
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6.7K Ratings

6.7K Ratings

An Old Texas Gal ,

What a story

Wow, this is a riveting story told by a master story teller.

Runner nurse ,

Awesome Story and Storytelling!!

I loved this podcast so much!! The story of Billy Sunday Birt told by his son, Stoney was amazing! I was hooked!

DENTFIXR ,

Legendary Story

Enjoyed this larger than life Podcast! Didn't want it to end! Please keep updating on Stoney and his distillery. Looking forward to Season 3!

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