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

Nov 14, 2016

#566, Western, Frontier Gentleman "The Actress" 3/23/58 CBS, Gunsmoke "Moon" 8/15/53 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 #4

Nov 12, 2016

It's the fourth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 14 - 19, 2016.

In this episode: Radio profits "Behind the Scenes", Al Capone's cell block radio, the pioneering radio and tv show "Space Patrol" and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 11, 2016

#567, Crime, Counterspy "Washington Woman" 6/8/42 NBC Blue, Suspense "Thou Shalt Not Commit" 4/4/57 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

Nov 10, 2016

*568, Drama, Stars Over Hollywood "Jury of My Peers" 3/27/54 CBS, Escape "From Autumn" 9/18/44 CBS. 

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

 

 

Escape "From Autumn" 9/18/44  

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Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 9, 2016

#569, Western, Lux Radio Theater, “Winchester 73” 11/12/51 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

Nov 8, 2016

#570, Horror, Haunting Hour “No Escape” 1945 Syndicated, Author’s Playhouse “The Inexperienced Ghost” 12/4/44 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

Nov 7, 2016

# 571, Comedy, Gulf Screen Guild Theater "The Firebrand" 1/21/40 CBS, Jack Benny Show 10/10/54 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 #3

Nov 5, 2016

It's the third episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 7 - 12, 2016.

In this episode: A "lonesome gal" on the air, radio's "Vox Pop" man-on-the-street program, a look at the schedule for the week and some insight into how TTY is scheduled.

Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 4, 2016

# 572, , ,, , Crime, Radio City Playhouse "The Promise" 11/8/49 NBC, The Whistler "Till Death Do Us Part" 4/14/48 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

Nov 3, 2016

# 573, Romance, LaRosa Hollywood Theater "Highway to Danger" 11/15/49 Syndicated, Romance "Flight to Athens" 7/31/54 CBS. 

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

 

 

Romance "Flight to Athens" 7/31/54 

 

Tuned to Yesterday

Nov 2, 2016

# 574, Broadway, Studio One "Uncle Harry" 3/2/48 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

Nov 1, 2016

  #575, Adventure, Safari "The Adventure of the Bull Elephant" later 1940’s (Audition), Escape "Grove of Ashtaroff" 2/29/48 CBS.           Escape "Grove of Ashtaroff" 2/29/48 

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

 

 

# 575, Adventure,

Tuned To Yesterday

Oct 31, 2016

#576, Sci-Fi, Space Patrol "The Lady From Venus" 12/20/52 ABC, Exploring Tomorrow "The Last Doctor" 2/19/58 MBS.

Tuned to Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Westerns, 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.

 

TTY Dialer Podcast #2

Oct 29, 2016

It's the second episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of  October 31 - November 5, 2016. In this episode: A five minute mystery with a catch, an audible tour of the infamous War of the Worlds broadcast and a look at the shows coming up this week. 

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 28, 2016

#577, True History, We The People 1/26/47 CBS, Destination Freedom, "Citizen Toussaint, 10/3/48 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

Oct 27, 2016

 # 578 , Mystery, Weird Circle "The Murders in Rue Morgue" 1943 Syndicated, Screen Director’s Playhouse "The Spiral Staircase" 11/25/49 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

Oct 26, 2016

#579, Sitcom, A Date With Judy 8/1/44 NBC, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet "Home-Made Ice Cream" 10/30/53 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

Oct 25, 2016

#580, Drama, NBC Star Playhouse "The Champion" 1/3/54 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

Oct 24, 2016

Show # 581, Western, Hopalong Cassidy "An Old Spanish Custom" 3/21/49 Syndicated, Gunsmoke "Obie Tater" 8/30/54 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 #1

Oct 22, 2016

It's the first episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of  October 24 - 29, 2016.

In this episode: A commercial sponsor that only went half way with a big show, thoughts from radio writer Norman Corwin, Groucho Marx and his show "You Bet Your Life" in focus and a look at the shows coming up this week. 

Tuned to Yesterday

Oct 21, 2016

#582, Horror, Dark Fantasy “The Sea Phantom” 2/6/42 NBC, Lights Out “Lord Marley’s Ghost” 9/7/43  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

Oct 20, 2016

# 583, Comedy, Fred Allen Show “Guests: Mr. and Mrs. James Mason” 3/28/48 NBC, Red Skelton “Candy” 4/11/44 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

Oct 19, 2016

# 584, Crime, The Judge “Death of a Playboy” 6/5/52 CBS, Suspense “The Great Train Robbery” 4/13/53 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

Oct 18, 2016

# 585, Romance, Silver Theater “Heaven is Like That” 2/18/40 CBS, Romance “Law and Miss Deborah” 9/22/56 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

Oct 17, 2016

# 586, Broadway, Theater Guild “Wings Over Europe” 9/9/45 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

Oct 14, 2016

# 587, Adventure, Campbell Playhouse “Escape” 10/15/39  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

Oct 13, 2016

# 588, Science Fiction, Two Thousand Plus “The Brooklyn Brain” 6/21/50 MBS, X Minus One “The Parade” 5/1/55  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

Oct 12, 2016

# 589, True History, Hallmark Hall of Fame “Albert Schwitzer” 5/9/54 CBS,  Cavalcade of America “Sky Nursemaid” 6/28/43  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

Oct 11, 2016

# 590, Mystery, It’s a Crime, Mr. Collins “Canary-Yellow Sack” 1956 Syndicated, Screen Guild Theater “The Blue Dahlia” 4/21/49 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

Oct 10, 2016

# 591, Sitcom, My Favorite Husband “Safe Driving Week”10/21/50 CBS, Aldrich Family “Painting the Garage” 6/24/48  

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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