Tuned to Yesterday

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The "Tuned to Yesterday Dialer" podcast is here to enhance your listening to Tuned to Yesterday during the week. 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 #376

Aug 11, 2017

#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

Aug 10, 2017

#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. 

Tuned to Yesterday #378

Aug 9, 2017

#378, Mystery, Adventures of Sam Spade “S.Q.P. Caper” 11/7/48 AFRS, Suspense “America’s Boyfriend” 7/21/57 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 #379

Aug 8, 2017

#379, Romance, Romance “Dateline Escobar” 8/13/55 CBS, Academy Award Theater “Hold Back the Dawn” 7/31/46 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

Aug 7, 2017

#380, Variety, Jack Pearl Show “#9” 1/4/37 CBS, Avalon Time 8/5/39 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 #41

Aug 5, 2017

It's the forty-first episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of August 7 - 12, 2017.

In this episode: A seductive radio ad lives on through breakfast, a profile of Tarzan, a unique radio moment with "Captain" Clark Gable and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #381

Aug 4, 2017

#381, Adventure, Escape “Border Town” 12/13/49 CBS, Suspense “Beirut by Sunrise” 5/31/55 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 #382

Aug 3, 2017

#382, Comedy, Bob Hope Show 12/16/54 NBC / AFRS, Jack Carson Show 11/20/46 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 #383

Aug 2, 2017

#383, Science Fiction, Escape “The Invader” 3/29/53 CBS, X Minus One “Project Mastodon” 6/5/56 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 #384

Aug 1, 2017

#384, Western, Wild Bill Hickok “Jingles Settles Down” 1/5/53 MBS, Hopalong Cassidy “The Cold Country” 2/28/50 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 #385

Jul 31, 2017

#385, True History, Words at War "The Last Days of Sevastopol" 7/17/43 NBC, Cavalcade of America “A Prisoner Named Brown” 1/8/52 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 #40

Jul 29, 2017

It's the fortieth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 31 - August 5, 2017.

In this episode: The story of director Alfred Hitchcock on radio and the mystery behind his lack of success on the air. Also a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday. 

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Tuned to Yesterday #386

Jul 28, 2017

#386, Crime, Dragnet “The Big Customer” 6/22/54 NBC / AFRS, Screen Director’s Playhouse “The Big Clock” 7/8/49 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 #387

Jul 27, 2017

#387, Drama, Silver Theatre “Stars in Their Courses” Part One 11/13/38 CBS, Silver Theatre “Stars in Their Courses” Part Two 11/20/38 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 #388

Jul 26, 2017

#388, Sitcom, My Favorite Husband 3/4/49 CBS / AFRS, Duffy’s Tavern "Guest: Rudy Vallee" 9/15/44 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 #389

Jul 25, 2017

#389, Broadway, Theater Guild on the Air "Goodbye Again" 2/21/50 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 #390

Jul 24, 2017

#390, Mystery, Fat Man "A Window for Murder" 10/3/47 ABC, Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Silver Blaze" 3/17/55 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 #39

Jul 22, 2017

It's the thirty-ninth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 24 - 29, 2017.

In this episode: An insurance company caves for Hollywood, a profile of comedian Abe Burrows, a look at a District Attorney's "Foreign Assignment" and a preview of the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned to Yesterday #391

Jul 21, 2017

#391, Romance, Lux Radio Theater "Remember the Night" 3/25/40 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 #392

Jul 20, 2017

#392, Variety, Bing Crosby Show 12/14/52 CBS, Camel Caravan 2/7/39 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 #393

Jul 19, 2017

#393, Adventure, Dangerous Assignment "Portugal" 3/25/53 NBC, Escape "Red Wine" 8/11/49 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 #394

Jul 18, 2017

#394, Comedy, Fred Allen Show 11/28/48 NBC, Jack Benny 8/23/53 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 #395

Jul 17, 2017

#395, Science Fiction, Suspense "2462" 1/21/62 CBS, X Minus One "The Last Martian" 8/7/53 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 #38

Jul 15, 2017

It's the thirty-eighth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 17 - July 22, 2017.

In this episode: A dental care company bristles at a radio vacation, a profile of actor James Cagney, patriotism on the air from a Pulitzer winner and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #396

Jul 14, 2017

#396, Western, Fort Laramie "Squaw Man" 2/5/56 CBS, Have Gun Will Travel "Winchester Quarantine" 2/22/59 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 #397

Jul 13, 2017

#397, True History, You Are There "Fort Sumter" 4/12/49 CBS, CBS Radio Workshop "The Ballad of the Iron Horse" 3/3/57 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 #398

Jul 12, 2017

#398, Crime, Suspense "Death in Box 234" 3/15/59 CBS, Screen Directors' Playhouse "Call Northside 777" 12/9/49 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 #399

Jul 11, 2017

#399, Drama, Screen Directors' Playhouse "A Foreign Affair" 3/6/49 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 #400

Jul 10, 2017

#400, Sitcom, Life of Riley “Junior Runs Away” 9/20/47 NBC, Phil Harris / Alice Faye Show 5/29/49 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 #37

Jul 8, 2017

It's the thirty-seventh episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 10 - July 15, 2017.

In this episode: Television supports radio in the hopes of listeners turning into viewers, a tour of pioneering announcer Graham McNamee's on-air work, a profile of "The Adventures of Sam Spade" and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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