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

Aug 9, 2016

# 636,  Science Fiction, Exploring Tomorrow "The Trouble With Robots" 5/28/58 MBS, X Minus One "Student Body" 7/31/56 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

Aug 8, 2016

# 637, True History, Farewell to Studio Nine 8/16/64 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 5, 2016

# 638,  Mystery, Adventures of Sam Spade "The Bouncing Betty Caper" 12/12/48 CBS / AFRS, Sherlock Holmes "The Empty House" 1955 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 4, 2016

# 639,  Sitcom, The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 7/8/40 CBS, Duffy’s Tavern 4/20/51 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

Aug 3, 2016

# 640, Drama, On Stage "The Bear" 5/7/53 CBS, Your Playhouse of Favorites "Rip Van Winkle" 5/13/48 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

Aug 2, 2016

# 641, Western, Gunsmoke "How to Die For Nothing" 10/10/53 CBS, Tales of the Texas Rangers "Wheelchair Killing" 10/7/51 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

Aug 1, 2016

# 642, Horror, Weird Circle "The Evil Eye" 1945 Syndicated, Suspense "Frankenstein" 11/3/52 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

Jul 29, 2016

# 643, Comedy, Screen Director’s Playhouse "Jackpot" 4/26/51 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

Jul 28, 2016

# 644, Crime, Night Beat "Old King Max" 7/10/50 NBC, The Line-Up "The Bakery Bandit's Bad Blooper" 3/25/52 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

Jul 27, 2016

# 645, Romance, Silver Theater "Misty Mountain" Part 1 1/22/39 CBS, Silver Theater "Misty Mountain" Part 2 1/29/39 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

Jul 26, 2016

# 646, Broadway, Theater Guild "What Every Woman Knows" 3/2/47 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

Jul 25, 2016

# 647, Adventure, John Steele, Adventurer "Three Minus Two" 12/14/52 MBS, Cavalcade of America "Life on the Mississippi" 2/24/53 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

Jul 22, 2016

# 648,  Science Fiction, Dimension X "With Folded Hands" 4/15/50 NBC, X Minus One "The Merchant of Venus" 7/18/57 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

Jul 21, 2016

# 649, True History, Radio Reader’s Digest "The Counsel Assigns" 2/13/47 CBS, Cavalcade of America "John Yankee" 8/29/50 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

Jul 20, 2016

# 650,  Mystery, Suspense "Another Man’s Poison" 5/17/51 CBS, Whistler "The Professor and the Fox" 12/3/47 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

Jul 19, 2016

# 651, Sitcom, Our Miss Brooks "Impersonators" 9/11/49 CBS, Mr. Feathers 11/23/49 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

Jul 18, 2016

# 652,  Drama, Quiet Please "Let the Lilies Consider" 6/28/48 MBS, Columbia Presents Corwin "Untitled" 5/30/44 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

Jul 15, 2016

# 653, Western, Lux Radio Theater "The Plainsman" 5/31/37 CBS, Hollywood Calling (interview with Gary Cooper) 1951 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

Jul 14, 2016

# 654, Horror, Murder at Midnight "Ape Song" 11/1/40 Syndicated, Dark Fantasy "Funeral Arrangements Completed" 5/15/42 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

Jul 13, 2016

#655, Comedy, Joan Davis Time 11/17/48 CBS, Bob Hope 1/7/53 NBC / 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

Jul 11, 2016

# 656, Crime, Official Detective "The Murdered Groom" 11/29/56 MBS, Escape "The Sure Thing" 1/17/50 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

Jul 8, 2016

# 657,  Romance, Lux Radio Theater "Because of You" 11/2/54 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

Jul 7, 2016

 # 658, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse "Private Lives" 4/21/39 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

Jul 6, 2016

#659 , Adventure, Foreign Assignment 1/8/44 MBS, Man Called X "Saigon" 9/4/47 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

Jul 5, 2016

  # 660, Science Fiction,  Suspense "Donovan’s Brain" Part 1 5/18/44 CBS, Suspense "Donovan’s Brain" Part 2 5/25/44 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 Independence Day Special

Jul 4, 2016

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

Jul 1, 2016

# 661, True History, Strange As it Seems 9/21/39 CBS , Believe it Or Not 1/24/42 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

Jun 30, 2016

# 662, Mystery,  Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Blood River Matter" 8/3/50 CBS, Broadway Is My Beat "Joe Quito" 6/5/49 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

Jun 29, 2016

# 663, Sitcom, Life with Luigi 2/2/52 CBS, Aldrich Family 5/13/48 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

Jun 28, 2016

#664, Drama, Theater of Romance "Casanova Brown" 11/13/45 CBS, Strange Wills "Black Interlude" 12/19/46 Syndicated.

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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