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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

May 5, 2017

#445, Romance, Lux Radio Theater "To Mary, With Love" 11/16/42 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

May 4, 2017

#446, Western, Frontier Gentleman “The Librarian” 10/5/58 CBS, The Six Shooter 10/11/53 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

May 3, 2017

#447, Crime, The Whisperer “Hippity Hop” 7/22/51 NBC, Pursuit “In Clinuet Mine” 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

May 2, 2017

#448, True History, Memoirs of the Movies “#05 The Film Factories” 1961 Syndicated, You Are There “Resolve of Patrick Henry” later 1940's 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

May 1, 2017

#449, Adventure, I Was a Communist for the FBI “I Walk Alone” 3/30/52 Syndicated, Cloak and Dagger “Operation Sell-Out” 9/22/50 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 #27

Apr 29, 2017

It's the twenty-seventh episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 1 - May 6, 2017.

In this episode: A way of life feels the need to advertise, sound from one of the most famous and unnerving recordings in history, a profile of Bing Crosby on the air and look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned to Yesterday

Apr 28, 2017

#450, Mystery, Richard Diamond, Private Detective “Leon Jacoby” 11/19/49 NBC, Ellery Queen “Dead Man’s Cavern” 4/13/44 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

Apr 27, 2017

#451, Drama, Everyman's Theater "The Women Stayed at Home" 12/20/40 NBC, Bright Star "Oil Stock Swindle" 10/23/52 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

Apr 26, 2017

#452, Quiz, Quiz Kids 3/18/51 NBC, Double Or Nothing 4/20/47 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

Apr 25, 2017

#453, Horror, Escape "The Scarlet Plague" 4/8/54 CBS, Lights Out "Scoop" 12/8/42 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

Apr 24, 2017

#454, Comedy, Fred Allen Show "Future Of Radio" 10/21/45 NBC, Charlie McCarthy Show (Guest: Ronald Colmon) 4/18/43 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 #26

Apr 22, 2017

It's the twenty-sixth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of April 24 - April 29, 2017.

In this episode: Newspaper reporters win big with tobacco, a profile of radio's team of Lum and Abner, a mind-reading mentalist and his legacy and a look at the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned To Yesterday

Apr 21, 2017

#455, Sitcom, Meet Millie 3/23/52 CBS, Great Gildersleeve "Jolly Boys Picnic" 6/9/46 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

Apr 20, 2017

#456, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse "Twentieth Century" 3/24/39 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

Apr 19, 2017

#457, Romance, MGM Theater Of The Air "Love Is A Headache" 4/6/51 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

Apr 18, 2017

#458 - Western: Cisco Kid "The Hothead Sheepherder" 1950 Syndciated, Frontier Town "Thunder Over Texas" 1949 Syndciated.

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

Tuned To Yesterday

Apr 17, 2017

#459, Crime, Suspense "Russian New Year" 1/13/57 CBS, The Whistler "All Damage Covered" 1/30/44 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 #25

Apr 15, 2017

It's the twenty-fifth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of April 17 - 22, 2017.

In this episode: A wine company cements the future of a thrill show, a profile of the popular breakfast show, "Tex and Jinx", a silent film star takes a crack at radio and a look at the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned To Yesterday

Apr 14, 2017

#460, True History, Secret Missions "American Helps Czech Escape" 3/6/49 MBS, Cavalcade Of America "Weapon That Saves Lives" 8/23/43 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

Apr 13, 2017

#461, Adventure, The Chase "Easy Riches, Sudden Death" 6/1/52 NBC, Suspense "Man With The Steel Teeth" 2/17/55 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

Apr 12, 2017

#462, Mystery, Suspense "A Vision Of Death" 3/8/51 CBS, Sherlock Holmes "Blackmailer" 1/2/55 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

Apr 11, 2017

#463 , Drama, Academy Award Theater "Watch On The Rhine" 8/7/46 CBS, Humphrey Bogart Presents "Dead Man (Audition)" 9/17/49.

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

Tuned To Yesterday

Apr 10, 2017

#464, Quiz, You Bet Your Life 1/6/56 NBC, Information Please 6/13/41 NBC Blue.

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

TTY Dialer Podcast #24

Apr 8, 2017

It's the twenty-fourth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of  April 10 - 15, 2017.

In this episode: Two ads in one can't help a Hollywood show, a profile of Jimmy Stewart's radio western "The Six Shooter", actual stories of parolees on the air and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned To Yesterday

Apr 7, 2017

#465, Horror, Witch’s Tale “House of the Bridegroom” 6/26/33 Syndicated, Mysterious Traveler “The Visiting Corpse” 8/17/48 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

Apr 6, 2017

#466, Jack Benny "From El Toro, CA" 1/16/44 NBC Red, Bob Hope Show "Guest: Anne Baxter" 10/16/53 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

Apr 5, 2017

#467, Sitcom, Halls Of Ivy "Week Early For Dinner" 6/11/52 NBC, Duffy's Tavern "Archie's Old Teacher" 12/14/51 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

Apr 4, 2017

#468, Broadway, Theater Guild "The Last Of Mrs. Cheyney" 11/3/46 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

Apr 3, 2017

#469, Romance, Romance "Isle To the Windward" 8/14/54 CBS, Screen Directors' Playhouse "When My Baby Smiles At Me" 5/5/50 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 #23

Apr 1, 2017

It's the twenty-third episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of April 3 - April 8, 2017.

In this episode: A dramatic on-air effort for the war, a profile of "This is Your FBI", Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis' radio debut and a look at the shows coming up for the week.

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