Tuned to Yesterday

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Special announcement: We're presenting old time radio fans with a new way to connect with their favorite public radio program. The "Tuned to Yesterday 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. Be sure to tune in!

More about Tuned to Yesterday:

Decades ago, WRVO began broadcasting old time radio with a small collection comprising twenty reel to reel tapes. Programs like The Whistler, The Jack Benny Show, Fibber McGee and Molly, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, and Gunsmoke.  Today the collection includes nearly 5,000 reels and well over 16,000 broadcasts. Learn more about the history of WRVO's flagship old time radio program.

 Broadcast Disclaimer: According to our research of the programs in our collection, most of the shows we air are in the public domain, or we have agreements with certain copyright holders. In presenting these programs on our air with historical integrity, it is not our intention to broadcast unauthorized copyrighted material. Additionally, we do not sell the programs. If you are a copyright holder of any of these, ‘golden age of radio’ shows, please contact us at mark@wrvo.org.

Tuned to Yesterday

May 8, 2015

#1342, Horror, Dark Fantasy "Spawn of the Sandman" 2/27/42 NBC, Suspense "The Dead Alive" 3/9/53 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

May 7, 2015

#1341, Sitcom, Smiths of Hollywood 2/7/47 Syndicated, Ozzie & Harriet 4/18/52 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

May 6, 2015

#1340, Science Fiction, X Minus One "The Native Problem" 7/26/57 NBC, Two Thousand Plus "The Other Man" 6/7/50 MBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday

May 5, 2015

#1339, True History, Biographies in Sound "Meet Frank Lloyd Wright" 1/8/57 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

May 4, 2015

#1338, Western, Hopalong Cassidy "Death Comes Invited" 3/26/51 Syndicated, Six Shooter 3/7/54 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

May 1, 2015

#1337, Comedy, Martin and Lewis Show "Guest: Dorothy Kirsten" 10/14/49 NBC, Eddie Cantor Show "Guest: Alan Young" 6/13/45 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

Apr 30, 2015

#1336, Drama, Ford Theater "The Silver Cord" 4/18/48 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

Apr 29, 2015

#1334, Mystery, Screen Directors' Playhouse "D.O.A." 6/21/51 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

Apr 28, 2015

#1333, Variety, A Tribute to Irving Berlin 8/3/38 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

Apr 27, 2015

#1332, Horror, Haunting Hour "Revenge" 1945 Syndicated, Sleep No More "Monster Cat" & "Night" 1956-57 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

Apr 24, 2015

#1331, Sitcom, Halls of Ivy 5/24/50 NBC, Lum and Abner 11/21/48 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

Apr 23, 2015

#1330, Science Fiction, Mysterious Traveler "Murder in 2952" 4/29/52 MBS, Exploring Tomorrow "Vincent Deem, 1997" 6/11/58 MBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday

Apr 22, 2015

#1329, True History, American Adventure "The Zenger Trial" 12/1/55 NBC, Encore Theater "Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet" 7/23/46 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

Apr 21, 2015

#1328, Western, Lux Radio Theater "Smokey" 3/24/47 CBS / AFRS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday

Apr 20, 2015

#1327, Comedy, Jimmy Durante Show "Guest: Victor Moore" 6/14/48 NBC, Henry Morgan Show 8/10/49 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

Apr 17, 2015

#1326, Drama, First Nighter Program "An Order by the Lieutenant" 3/4/48 CBS, City Hospital "Episode #29" Later 1940's 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

Apr 16, 2015

#1324, Mystery, Weird Circle "The Murder of the Little Pig" 1944 NBC, Night Beat 7/24/50 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

Apr 15, 2015

#1323, Variety, Ginny Simms Show "Guest: Frank Sinatra" 12/28/45 CBS, Al Jolson Program "Guest: Comedian Robert Benchley" 1/12/43 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

Apr 14, 2015

#1322, Horror, Hermit's Cave "Search for Life" 1944-45 Syndicated, Escape "The Power of Hammer" 10/15/50 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

Apr 13, 2015

#1321, Sitcom, The Great Gildersleeve 5/28/44 NBC, Duffy's Tavern 12/29/50 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

Apr 10, 2015

#1320, Science Fiction, Suspense "A Strange Day in May" 9/9/62 CBS, Dimension X "Nightfall" 9/29/51 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

Apr 9, 2015

#1319, True History, White House Correspondents' Association Dinner 3/4/44 NBC (A variety style-dinner featuring Bob Hope, Ed Gardner and President Franklin Roosevelt).

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday

Apr 8, 2015

#1318, Western, Have Gun Will Travel "The Outlaw" 12/14/58 CBS, Fort Laramie "Loving Cup" 6/24/56 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

Apr 7, 2015

#1317, Comedy, Texaco Star Theater with Fred Allen 4/4/43 CBS, Jack Kirkwood 5/4/53 MBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

Tuned to Yesterday

Apr 6, 2015

#1315, Adventure, Lux Radio Theater "Captain Carey, USA" 2/2/53 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

Apr 3, 2015

#1314, Comedy, Edgar Bergen / Charlie McCarthy Show 11/24/46 NBC, Fibber McGee and Molly 12/5/39 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

Apr 2, 2015

#1313, Drama, The Campbell Playhouse "The Magnificent Ambersons" 10/29/39 CBS.

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

We're bringing the golden age of radio to the silver screen once again -- Tuned to Yesterday "At the Movies" presents "Dragnet." The 1954 feature-length film follows "Dragnet" radio and TV series detectives Joe Friday (Jack Webb) and Frank Smith (Ben Alexander) as they investigate the brutal shotgun murder of a crime syndicate member.

Tuned to Yesterday

Apr 1, 2015

#1312, Mystery, Adventures of Sam Spade "The Prodigal Panda Caper" 12/29/50 NBC, Suspense "The Silver Shoe" 8/12/62 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

Mar 31, 2015

#1311, Horror, Witch's Tale "Tourists Accommodated" 3/3/38 MBS, Escape "Wild Oranges" 12/17/47 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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