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

Feb 18, 2013

#741, Horror, Mystery House “Thirsty Death” 7/3/44 NBC, Inner Sanctum “The Murder Prophet” 7/27/52 CBS / 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

Feb 15, 2013

#740, Broadway, Theater Guild "No Time For Comedy" 3/9/47 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

Feb 14, 2013

#739, True History, Adventures in Research "Victory in the Desert" 9/21/54 Syndicated, Behind the Scene with Knox Manning "F.W. Woolworth" 1940’s Syndicated, An American in England "The Yanks Are Here" 8/31/42 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

Feb 13, 2013

#738, Science Fiction, Dimension X "The Lost Race" 5/20/50 NBC, X Minus One "Something For Nothing" 4/10/57 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

Feb 12, 2013

#737, Mystery, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Racehorse Piledriver" 10/8/49 CBS, Suspense "The Death Parade" 5/15/56 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

Feb 11, 2013

#736, Comedy, Bob Hope Show "Dragnet Parady" 2/4/54 NBC / AFRS, Lady Esther Screen Guild Players "The Philadelphia Story" 3/17/47 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

Feb 8, 2013

#735, Adventure, Screen Directors’ Playhouse "The Big Lift" 1/18/51 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

Feb 7, 2013

#734, Drama, CBS Radio Workshop "You Could Look it Up" 7/7/57 CBS, Everything for the Boys "The Petrified Forest" 1/18/44 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

Feb 6, 2013

#733, Sitcom, Life of Riley 11/10/50 NBC, Meet Corliss Archer "Fortune Teller" 1954 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

Feb 5, 2013

#732, Crime, Suspense "Rub Down and Out" 7/6/58 CBS, The Man From Homicide 7/9/51 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

Feb 4, 2013

#731, Western, Gunsmoke "Hound Dog" 12/30/56 CBS,Tales of the Texas Rangers "Death Shaft" 9/30/51 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

Feb 1, 2013

#730, Variety, Radio Hall of Fame 5/7/44 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

Jan 31, 2013

#729, Horror, Hermit’s Cave “Spirit Vengeance” 1942-44 Syndicated, Mysterious Traveler “If You Believe” 12/29/46 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

Jan 30, 2013

#728, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse “Ah, Wilderness!” 9/17/39 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

Jan 29, 2013

#727, True History, Open Letter on Race Hatred 7/4/43 CBS, Lear 8/11/46 ABC, Elmer Davis and the News 2/12/40 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

Jan 28, 2013

#726, Science Fiction, X Minus One “The Light” 10/24/57 NBC, CBS Radio Workshop “Season of Disbelief,” “Hail and Farewell” 2/17/56 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

Jan 24, 2013

#725, Mystery, Adventures of Leonidas Witherall “Murder at the State Fair” 9/24/44 MBS, Danger With Granger “Seafarer Mystery” 1956 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

Jan 23, 2013

#724, Comedy, Fibber McGee and Molly 1/26/43 NBC, Jack  Benny Show “Broken TV Set” 2/27/55 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

Jan 22, 2013

#723, Adventure, Rocky Fortune “Double Identity” 10/13/53 NBC, Cloak and Dagger “The People in the Forest” 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

Jan 21, 2013

#722, Drama, The Marriage 3/28/54 NBC, Columbia Workshop “Now It’s Summer” 9/21/39 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

Jan 18, 2013

#721, Sitcom, Mel Blanc “Prize Winning Cake” 9/17/46 CBS The Great Gildersleeve 19/28/45 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

Jan 17, 2013

#720, Crime, The Whistler “Quadrangle” 8/29/54 CBS Pat Novak For Hire 6/18/49 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

Jan 16, 2013

#719, Western, Frontier Town 3/12/49 Syndicated Have Gun, Will Travel “Apache Concerto” 6/5/60 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

Jan 15, 2013

#718, Variety, Good News of 1939 6/15/39 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

Jan 10, 2013

#717, Horror, Mystery in the Air "The Horla" 8/21/47 NBC, Suspense "Pigeon in the Cage" 5/23/53 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

Jan 9, 2013

#716, Broadway, Best Plays "Macbeth" 7/12/53 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

Jan 8, 2013

#715, True History, Biography in Sound "The Tumult and the Shouting: His Finest Hour" 11/28/.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

Jan 7, 2013

#714, Science Fiction, X Minus One "Protection" 3/20/57 NBC, Escape "The Earthmen" 7/25/51 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

Jan 7, 2013

#714, Science Fiction, X Minus One "Protection" 3/20/57 NBC, Escape "The Earthmen" 7/25/51 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

Jan 4, 2013

#713, Mystery, Adventures of Ellery Queen "The Case of the one Diamond" 5/6/48 ABC, Mr. and Mrs. North "The Filed Skate" 1/3/50 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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