Tuned to Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday

From WRVO

Decades ago, WRVO Public Media began broadcasting old time radio with a small collection comprising 20 reel to real tapes. Today the collection includes nearly 5,000 reels and over 16,000 broadcasts."Tuned to Yesterday" is public radio's premier old time radio show, hosted by Mark Lavonier. The highest quality broadcasts are restored and played as they were heard years and years ago. You'll hear programs like "The Whistler," "The Jack Benny Show," "Fibber McGee and Molly," "Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy," and "Gunsmoke" — spanning all genres.More from Tuned to Yesterday »

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Tuned To Yesterday

#491, Sitcom, Adventures Of Ozzie & Harriet 11/7/48 NBC, The Bickersons 6/5/51 CBS. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

TTY Dialer Podcast #19

It's the nineteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of February 27 - March 4, 2017. In this episode: An old fashioned syrup carries a show and offers a strange method for helping a cold, the story of Batman on radio, a profile of writer/playwright Ben Hecht and a look at the shows coming up for the week. Want to subscibe to this podcast on iTunes? Search "Tuned to Yesterday" and subscribe! The TTY Dialer podcast is here to enhance your listening of Tuned to Yesterday during the week. You'll hear about what's coming up on the air and stories of the shows and performers who brought the radio to life during its golden age. Best listened to on Sundays (or Mondays) the TTY Dialer features a living schedule and date specific sotires and commentary about radio's yesteryear from Tuned to Yesterday host Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#492, Broadway, Theater Guild on the Air "The Royal Family" 12/16/45 ABC. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#493, Broadway, Lady Esther Screen Guild "Shopworn Angel" 10/2/44 CBS, Romance "A Girl's Best Friend" 9/17/55 CBS. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#494, Western, Fort Laramie "Still Waters" 10/14/56 CBS, Cisco Kid "The Black Kerchief" 3/5/48 Syndicated. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#495, Crime, Dragnet "Auto Thieves" 9/1/49 NBC, Counterspy "The Mile High Murders" 4/11/50 ABC. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#496, True History, Eyes Aloft "Dog Who Barks At Planes" 11/30/42 NBC, You Are There "Lee Rides To Meet Grant" 11/7/48 CBS. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

TTY Dialer Podcast #18

It's the eighteenth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of February 20 - February 25, 2017. In this episode: A radio maker turns its name into a detective show, the legacy of Little Orphan Annie, a profile of The African Queen with Humphrey Bogart and a look at the shows coming up for the week. Want to subscribe to this podcast on iTunes? Search "Tuned to Yesterday" and subscribe! The TTY Dialer podcast is here to enhance your listening of Tuned to Yesterday during the week. You'll hear about what's coming up on the air and stories of the shows and performers who brought the radio to life during its golden age. Best listened to on Sundays, the TTY Dialer features a living schedule and date specific stories and commentary about radio's yesteryear from Tuned to Yesterday host Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#497, Adventure, John Steele - Adventurer "The Cape Or The Shroud" 12/7/54 MBS, Escape "Typhoon" 7/28/47 CBS. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned To Yesterday

#498, Mystery, Box 13 "Daytime Nightmare" 5/15/49 Syndicated, Pat Novak For Hire "Go Away Dixie" 1949 NBC. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

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