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 #401

Jul 7, 2017

#401, Broadway, Best Plays "Men in White" 1/11/52 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 #402

Jul 6, 2017

#402, Mystery, Adventures of Ellery Queen “Adventure of the Circus Train” 2/27/43 NBC, Ellery Queen’s Minute Mysteries “The Lady Spectator” #19 Syndicated, Sherlock Holmes “The Blue Carbuncle” 5/29/55 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 #403

Jul 5, 2017

#403. Romance, NBC University Theater "The Wild Palms" 6/18/50 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 Independence Day Special

Jul 4, 2017

Tuned to Yesterday's Independence Day Special

Featuring  Columbia Presents Corwin "Home for the Fourth" 7/4/44 CBS, You Are There "The Signing Of The Declaration Of Independence" 7/4/48 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 #404

Jul 3, 2017

#404, Variety, Chase and Sanborn Hour 5/9/37 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 #36

Jul 1, 2017

It's the thirty-sixth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 2 - July 8, 2017.

In this episode: A log cabin houses a comedian who is best known for being rusty on screen, a profile of the mystery show "The Whisperer", radio's hillbilly queen Judy Canova and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday. 

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Tuned to Yesterday #405

Jun 30, 2017

#405, Adventure, Suspense “The Mountain” 3/16/53 CBS, Cavalcade of America “Unsinkable Marblehead” 6/21/43 NBC Red.

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

Tuned to Yesterday #406

Jun 29, 2017

#406, Comedy, Jack Benny 2/5/39 NBC, Candid Microphone 7/13/47 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 #407

Jun 28, 2017

#407, Science Fiction, Exploring Tomorrow “Planet of Geniuses” 4/16/58 MBS, Escape “Outer Limits” 2/7/50 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 #408

Jun 27, 2017

#408, Western, Gunsmoke “Bloody Hands” 7/14/57 CBS, Have Gun Will Travel “A Matter of Ethics” 2/1/59 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 #409

Jun 26, 2017

#409, True History, Lux Radio Theater “Alexander Graham Bell” 5/14/45 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 #35

Jun 24, 2017

It's the thirty-fifth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 26 - July 1, 2017.

In this episode: A soap company keeps the gossip flowing on the air, a profile of Peter Lorre on radio, the background of the Scarlet Pimpernel series and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #410

Jun 23, 2017

#410, Crime, Line-Up 6/28/51 CBS, Phillip Morris Playhouse “Murder Needs an Artist” 5/6/50 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 #411

Jun 22, 2017

#411, Drama, Campbell Playhouse “Rebecca” 1/10/39 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 #412

Jun 21, 2017

#412, Sitcom, The Great Gildersleeve 6/4/44 NBC, Life with Luigi 3/4/52 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 #413

Jun 20, 2017

#413, Broadway, Theater Guild “Pride and Prejudice” 11/18/45 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 #414

Jun 19, 2017

#414, Mystery, Bulldog Drummond "The Case of the Atomic Murders" 1/17/47 MBS, Sherlock Homes "The Dying Detective" 2/13/55 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 #34

Jun 17, 2017

It's the thirty-fourth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 19 - 24, 2017.

In this episode: A chlorophyll gum makes a show "kissing sweet" in court but not in Congress, a profile of radio's famous "Ma Perkins", behind the scenes at a "V-Mail" plant during the war and a look at the shows coming up for the week.  

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Tuned to Yesterday #415

Jun 16, 2017

#415, Romance, Academy Award Theater "One Sunday Afternoon" 8/28/46 CBS. Curtain Time "Broadway Interlude" 2/7/48 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 #416

Jun 15, 2017

#416, Variety, Town Hall Tonight with Fred Allen 10/2/35 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 #417

Jun 14, 2017

#417, Lux Radio Theater "The Thirty-Nine Steps" 12/13/37 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 #418

Jun 13, 2017

#418, Comedy, Fibber McGee and Molly 2/1/44 NBC, Wednesday with You 9/5/45 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 #419

Jun 12, 2017

#419, Science Fiction, X Minus One "Sea Legs" 5/1/56 NBC, Exploring Tomorrow "Fair Fight" 3/12/58 MBS.

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

 

TTY Dialer Podcast #33

Jun 10, 2017

It's the thirty-third episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 12 - June 17, 2017.

In this episode: A show touts the power of candy thanks to milk, listeners become students of crime with "Crime Classics", a unique call to unity broadcast just before the war and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #420

Jun 9, 2017

#420, Western, Tom Mix Ralston Straightshooters Program "The Vanishing Village Four Episodes from August, 1945. 

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

Tuned to Yesterday #421

Jun 8, 2017

#421, True History, Front Line Theater "The Good Old Days" early to mid 1940's AFRS, You Are There "Signing of the Magna Carter" 1/18/48 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 #422

Jun 7, 2017

#422, Crime, Let George Do It "Sabotage" 8/25/52 MBS, Suspense "The Guilty Always Run" 3/22/54 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 #423

Jun 6, 2017

#423, Drama, NBC Star Playhouse "Farewell to Arms" 12/13/53 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 #424

Jun 5, 2017

#424, True History, Cavalcade of America “The President and the Doctor” 3/22/48 NBC, The Thirteenth Juror “What Happened to John Wilkes Booth?” 8/20/53 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 #32

Jun 3, 2017

It's the thirty-second episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of June 5 - June 10, 2017.

In this episode: An oil company explains the advantages of a rear view mirror, the wonder-dog Lassie's radio legacy, a tour of announcer Ernest Chappell and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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