Tuned to Yesterday 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.
Tuned to Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday

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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 »

Most Recent Episodes

Tuned to Yesterday #370

#370, Comedy, Red Skelton Show 5/21/46 NBC, Jack Benny Show 5/31/53 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

The TTY Dialer podcast is taking the week of August 21 - 26, 2017 off. Enjoy previous podcasts this week, or check our repeat broadcasts on the Tuned to Yesterday area of our website. See you next week!

Tuned to Yesterday #371

#371, Science Fiction, X Minus One "The Veldt" 8/4/55 NBC, Dimension X "To the Future" 5/27/50 NBC. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #372

#372, Western, Have Gun Will Travel "High Wire" 8/2/59 CBS, Gunsmoke "Robin Hood" 1/8/55 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 #373

#373, True History, That Was the Year "1919" 1935 Syndicated, Behind the Scene #14 "General Claire Channault" 1940's Syndicated, You Are There "Sailing of the Mayflower" 6/13/48 CBS, Behind the Mike "The Morning Patrol" (Excerpt) 9/29/40 NBC Blue. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #374

#374, Crime, Suspense "The Last Kilometer" 6/22/58 CBS, The Whistler "Tell-Tale Brand" 1/9/49 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 #375

#375, Drama, Textron Theater "Angel Street" 12/8/45 CBS, Cavalcade of America "Good Morning, Miss Tyckman" 2/2/48 NBC. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

TTY Dialer Podcast #42

It's the forty-second episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of August 14 - August 19, 2017. In this episode: A soft drink puts its mighty dollars on radio for the last time, a profile of famed kids show host "Uncle Don" and his rumored scandal, a moment with radio's popular "shouter" Little Johnny, and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday. Want to subscribe to this podcast? Search "Tuned to Yesterday" on iTunes and subscribe! The TTY Dialer podcast is here to enhance your listening of Tuned to Yesterday heard every night on WRVO. 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 stories and commentary about radio's yesteryear from Tuned to Yesterday host Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #376

#376, Sitcom, Halls of Ivy "Campus Baby" 6/4/52 CBS, Burns and Allen 5/20/48 NBC. Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday #377

#377, Broadway, Lux Radio Theater "The Glass Menagerie" 3/8/54 CBS / AFRS. 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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