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

Sep 23, 2016

# 602, Mystery, The Saint "Simon Takes a Curtain Call" 1/14/51 MBS, Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons "Case of the Man Who Invented Death" 10/6/49 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

Sep 22, 2016

# 603, Sitcom, The Great Gildersleeve 6/11/44 NBC, Mel Blanc Show 6/6/47  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

Sep 21, 2016

# 604, Drama, NBC University Theater “Monsieur Vincent” 6/11/50 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

Sep 20, 2016

# 605, Western, Gunsmoke “Trojan War” 2/28/53 CBS, Frontier Gentleman “The Lost Mine” 3/2/58  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

Sep 19, 2016

# 607, Comedy, The New Edgar Bergen Hour 4/15/56  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

Sep 16, 2016

# 608, Crime, Counterspy “Case of the Bouncing Bank Robber” 8/23/49 ABC, Screen Director’s Playhouse “Chicago Deadline” 3/24/50  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

Sep 15, 2016

# 609, Romance, Academy Award Theater “Lost Angel” 12/18/46 CBS, Damon Runyon Theater “Romance in the Roaring Forties” 10/17/48  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

Sep 14, 2016

# 610, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse “Show Boat” 3/31/39 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

Sep 13, 2016

# 611, Adventure, Time For Love “The Uprising” 1953-54 CBS,Voyage of the Scarlet Queen “The Barefoot Nymph and the Mother Hubbard Jacket” 8/28/47  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

Sep 12, 2016

# 612, Science Fiction, X Minus One “If You Was a Moklin” 6/12/56 NBC, Two Thousand Plus “The Robot Killer” 8/30/50 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

Sep 9, 2016

# 613, True History, March of Time 3/31/38 NBC, Cavalcade of America “When We’re Green, We Grow” 5/2/49  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

Sep 8, 2016

# 614, Mystery, Lux Radio Theater “Deadline at Dawn” 5/20/46 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

Sep 7, 2016

# 615, Sitcom, Adventures of Topper “Topper Pretends He’s Dead” 8/30/45 NBC, Smiths of Hollywood “The Trailer” 2/14/47  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

Sep 6, 2016

# 616, Drama, Camel Screen Guild Theater “Command Decision” 3/3/49 CBS, AFRA Workshop “Night Flight” 11/8/46 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

Sep 5, 2016

# 617, Western, Have Gun, Will Travel “Ella West” 12/7/58 CBS, Crime Classics “Death of a Picture Hanger” 7/20/53 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

Sep 2, 2016

# 618, Horror, Witch’s Tale “The Boa Goddess” 7/31/33 Syndicated, Suspense “The Night Man” 10/26/44  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

Sep 1, 2016

# 619, Comedy, Eddie Cantor Show 6/5/46 NBC, First Nighter Program “There’s Something in the Air” 3/11/48 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

Aug 31, 2016

# 620, Crime, Whisperer “Tea Time For Teenagers” 7/8/51 CBS, Four Star Playhouse “The Hunted” 8/14/49 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

Aug 30, 2016

# 621, Romance, Grand Central Station “Moon Blind” 8/24/46 CBS, Lady Esther Screen Guild Players “Sweethearts” 3/25/46  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 29, 2016

# 622, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse “The Bad Man” 5/19/39  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

Aug 26, 2016

# 623, Adventure, First Nighter "Drink For the Damned" 3/15/48 CBS, Adventures of Christopher London "Price of Sugar" 2/26/50 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

Aug 25, 2016

# 624,  Science Fiction, CBS Radio Workshop "A Pride of Carrots" 9/14/56 CBS, X Minus One "Dr. Grimshaw’s Sanitarium" 7/14/55 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

Aug 24, 2016

# 625,  True History, Hallmark Playhouse "John Adams on the American Revolution" 10/25/51 CBS, Cavalcade of America "Emma" 10/10/50 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

Aug 23, 2016

# 626, Mystery, Casey, Crime Photographer "The Fix" 2/26/48 CBS, Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons "Moonless Night" 1/6/44 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 22, 2016

# 627,  Sitcom, It’s Higgins, Sir "Elopement" 8/21/51 NBC, Halls of Ivy 6/25/52 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 19, 2016

# 628, Drama, Lux Radio Theater "National Velvet" 2/3/47 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

Aug 18, 2016

# 629, Western, All Star Western Theater "I Came From Texas" 10/13/46 CBS, Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch 1/29/55 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

Aug 17, 2016

# 630, Horror, Lights Out "Projective Mr. Drogan" 1/26/43 CBS, Suspense "Blind Date" 9/29/49 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

Aug 16, 2016

 # 631, Comedy, Henry Morgan Show 1/15/47 ABC, Avalon Time (with Red Skelton) 8/26/39 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 features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.
 

# 631

Genre: Comedy

Program(s)

Henry Morgan Show 11/19/47 ABC

Avalon Time (with Red Skelton) 8/26/39  

 

Tuned to Yesterday

Aug 15, 2016

# 632 Crime, I Was a Communist For the FBI "Tight Wire" 5/25/52 Syndicated, Broadway Is My Beat 3/27/49 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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