Tuned to Yesterday

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Podcast Announcement: By listener demand, the Tuned to Yesterday program podcasts will now be posted right after each evening is broadcast. This way, if you miss a program live on the air, you can hear it online immediately following the live show. We will maintain the archive of podcasts already posted. 

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 #369

Aug 22, 2017

#369, Adventure, Escape “Sundown” 6/23/50 CBS, Mysterious Traveler “Strange New World” 2/19/52 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 #370

Aug 21, 2017

#370, Comedy, Red Skelton Show 5/21/46 NBC, Jack Benny Show 5/31/53 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

Aug 19, 2017

The TTY Dialer podcast is taking the week of August 21 - 26, 2017 off. Enjoy previous podcasts this week, or check our repeat broadcasts on the Tuned to Yesterday area of our website. See you next week!

Tuned to Yesterday #371

Aug 18, 2017

#371, Science Fiction, X Minus One “The Veldt” 8/4/55 NBC, Dimension X “To the Future” 5/27/50 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 #372

Aug 17, 2017

#372, Western, Have Gun Will Travel “High Wire” 8/2/59 CBS, Gunsmoke “Robin Hood” 1/8/55 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 #373

Aug 16, 2017

#373, True History, That Was the Year “1919” 1935 Syndicated, Behind the Scene #14 “General Claire Channault” 1940’s Syndicated, You Are There “Sailing of the Mayflower” 6/13/48 CBS, Behind the Mike “The Morning Patrol” (Excerpt) 9/29/40 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 #374

Aug 15, 2017

#374, Crime, Suspense “The Last Kilometer” 6/22/58 CBS, The Whistler “Tell-Tale Brand” 1/9/49 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 #375

Aug 14, 2017

#375, Drama, Textron Theater “Angel Street” 12/8/45 CBS, Cavalcade of America “Good Morning, Miss Tyckman” 2/2/48 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 #42

Aug 12, 2017

It's the forty-second episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer for the week of August 14 - August 19, 2017.

In this episode: A soft drink puts its mighty dollars on radio for the last time, a profile of famed kids show host "Uncle Don" and his rumored scandal, a moment with radio's popular "shouter" Little Johnny, and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #377

Aug 10, 2017

#377, Broadway, Lux Radio Theater “The Glass Menagerie” 3/8/54 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 #378

Aug 9, 2017

#378, Mystery, Adventures of Sam Spade “S.Q.P. Caper” 11/7/48 AFRS, Suspense “America’s Boyfriend” 7/21/57 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 #379

Aug 8, 2017

#379, Romance, Romance “Dateline Escobar” 8/13/55 CBS, Academy Award Theater “Hold Back the Dawn” 7/31/46 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 7, 2017

#380, Variety, Jack Pearl Show “#9” 1/4/37 CBS, Avalon Time 8/5/39 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 #41

Aug 5, 2017

It's the forty-first episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of August 7 - 12, 2017.

In this episode: A seductive radio ad lives on through breakfast, a profile of Tarzan, a unique radio moment with "Captain" Clark Gable and a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday.

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Tuned to Yesterday #381

Aug 4, 2017

#381, Adventure, Escape “Border Town” 12/13/49 CBS, Suspense “Beirut by Sunrise” 5/31/55 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 #382

Aug 3, 2017

#382, Comedy, Bob Hope Show 12/16/54 NBC / AFRS, Jack Carson Show 11/20/46 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 #383

Aug 2, 2017

#383, Science Fiction, Escape “The Invader” 3/29/53 CBS, X Minus One “Project Mastodon” 6/5/56 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 #384

Aug 1, 2017

#384, Western, Wild Bill Hickok “Jingles Settles Down” 1/5/53 MBS, Hopalong Cassidy “The Cold Country” 2/28/50 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 #385

Jul 31, 2017

#385, True History, Words at War "The Last Days of Sevastopol" 7/17/43 NBC, Cavalcade of America “A Prisoner Named Brown” 1/8/52 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 #40

Jul 29, 2017

It's the fortieth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 31 - August 5, 2017.

In this episode: The story of director Alfred Hitchcock on radio and the mystery behind his lack of success on the air. Also a look at the shows coming up for the week on Tuned to Yesterday. 

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Tuned to Yesterday #386

Jul 28, 2017

#386, Crime, Dragnet “The Big Customer” 6/22/54 NBC / AFRS, Screen Director’s Playhouse “The Big Clock” 7/8/49 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 #387

Jul 27, 2017

#387, Drama, Silver Theatre “Stars in Their Courses” Part One 11/13/38 CBS, Silver Theatre “Stars in Their Courses” Part Two 11/20/38 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 #389

Jul 25, 2017

#389, Broadway, Theater Guild on the Air "Goodbye Again" 2/21/50 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 #390

Jul 24, 2017

#390, Mystery, Fat Man "A Window for Murder" 10/3/47 ABC, Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Silver Blaze" 3/17/55 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 #39

Jul 22, 2017

It's the thirty-ninth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of July 24 - 29, 2017.

In this episode: An insurance company caves for Hollywood, a profile of comedian Abe Burrows, a look at a District Attorney's "Foreign Assignment" and a preview of the shows coming up for the week.

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Tuned to Yesterday #391

Jul 21, 2017

#391, Romance, Lux Radio Theater "Remember the Night" 3/25/40 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 #392

Jul 20, 2017

#392, Variety, Bing Crosby Show 12/14/52 CBS, Camel Caravan 2/7/39 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 #393

Jul 19, 2017

#393, Adventure, Dangerous Assignment "Portugal" 3/25/53 NBC, Escape "Red Wine" 8/11/49 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 #394

Jul 18, 2017

#394, Comedy, Fred Allen Show 11/28/48 NBC, Jack Benny 8/23/53 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 #395

Jul 17, 2017

#395, Science Fiction, Suspense "2462" 1/21/62 CBS, X Minus One "The Last Martian" 8/7/53 NBC. 

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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