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

#522, Mystery, Suspense "Lost" 10/14/54 CBS, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "Dr. Otto Schmedlic" 10/15/49 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 #13

It's the 13th episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of Jan. 16-21, 2017. In this episode: Flash Gordon and nose drops; Laurel and Hardy's lost chance on radio; Howard Hughes on the air and in the sky; and a look at the shows coming up this week. Want to subscribe to this podcast on iTunes? Search "Tuned to Yesterday" to subscribe! The TTY Dialer podcast is here to enhance your listening to 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

#523, Drama, Ford Theater "The Late Christopher Bean" 6/20/48 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

#524, Quiz, Information, Please 8/1/41 NBC Blue, Second Chance "#14" 8/3/55 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

#525, Horror, Quiet Please "Calling All Souls" 10/31/48 MBS, Haunting Hour "Murder Wears A Strange Mask" 1945 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

#526, Comedy, Lux Radio Theater "Model Wife" 5/19/41 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

#527, Sitcom, My Friend Irma "Cooking Lessons" 4/21/53 CBS, Our Miss Brooks "Mr. Boynton's BBQ" 5/7/50 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 #12

It's the twelfth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of January 9 - January 14, 2017. In this episode: A "mystery cake" on and off the air, a profile of "Murder and Mr. Malone", Ed Sullivan on radio (before TV) and a look at the shows coming up this 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 to 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

#528, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse "June Moon" 3/24/40 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

#529, Romance, Harold Lloyd Comedy Theater "Take A Letter, Darling" 12/3/44 NBC Blue, Romance "Zeea's Dream" 2/19/55 CBS. 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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