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

May 12, 2016

#697, True History, Eyes Aloft 8/24/42 NBC, Cavalcade of America "The Mayor and the Mules" 8/16/43 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

May 11, 2016

#698, Mystery, Murder Clinic "The Governor of Cap Haitian" 8/11/42 MBS, Box 13 "Triple Cross" 11/7/48 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

May 10, 2016

#699, Sitcom, Adventures of Archie Andrews 7/13/49 NBC, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet 2/20/49 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

May 9, 2016

#1627, Science Fiction, Favorite Story “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” 3/18/48 NBC, X Minus One “Lulugameena” 5/26/56 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

May 6, 2016

#1626, True History, Hallmark Hall of Fame "Alfred Nobel" 12/13/53 CBS, Cavalcade of America "Doctor Commando" 2/26/52 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 5, 2016

#1625, Romance, Lux Radio Theater "The Clock" 1/28/46 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

May 4, 2016

#1624, Mystery, Casey Crime Photographer "Hot New Year's Party" 1/1/48 CBS, Boston Blackie 11/29/45 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

May 3, 2016

#1623, Horror, Quiet Please "The Room Where the Ghosts Lived" 1/14/48 MBS, Escape "Ancient Sorceries" 2/15/48 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

May 2, 2016

#1622, Western, Wild Bill Hickok "Old Red's Revenge" 11/19/52 Syndicated, The Six Shooter "General Guilford's Wife" 4/8/54 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

Apr 29, 2016

#1621, Crime, FBI In Peace and War "Retirement Plan" 9/21/58 CBS, The Whistler "The Clayton Affair" 4/29/51 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

Apr 28, 2016

#1620, Drama, Screen Directors' Playhouse "Alias: Nick Beale" 12/28/50 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

Apr 27, 2016

#1619, Comedy, Henry Morgan Show 3/5/47 ABC, Can You Top This? 4/21/42 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 26, 2016

#1618, Science Fiction, Quiet Please "Northern Lights" 1/30/49 MBS, X Minus One "The Coffin Cure" 11/21/57 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

Apr 25, 2016

#1617, True History, Biographies in Sound "They Knew Grantland Rice" 2/14/56 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

Apr 22, 2016

#1616, Romance, Stars Over Hollywood "Fog Warning" 1/12/52 CBS, Damon Runyon Theater "The Lemon-Drop Kid" 10/24/48 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

Apr 21, 2016

#1615, Mystery, Lux Radio Theater "The Unguarded Hour" 12/4/44 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 20, 2016

#1614, Horror, Suspense "Feathers" 1/14/62 CBS, Lights Out "The Dream" 3/23/38 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 19, 2016

#1613, Western, Fort Laramie "Talented Recruits" 7/8/56 CBS, Gunsmoke "Summer Night" 6/16/57 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

Apr 18, 2016

#1612, Crime, The Line-Up 11/23/50 CBS, The Saint "Greed Causes Murder" 8/14/49 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

Apr 15, 2016

#1611, Drama, Theater Guild on the Air "All About Eve" 11/16/52 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 14, 2016

#1609, Science Fiction, Lux Radio Theater "I'll Never Forget You" 9/22/52 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

Apr 13, 2016

#1608, True History, Mr. President 7/17/47 ABC, Adventures in Research "The Paper Invention That Worked" 8/6/46 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 12, 2016

#1607, Romance, NBC University Theater "Howard's End" 3/26/50 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

Apr 11, 2016

#1606, Mystery, Box 13 "Find Me, Find Death" 4/24/49 MBS, Jeff Regan Investigator "The Pilgrim's Progress" 11/20/48 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

Apr 8, 2016

#1605, Horror, Hall of Fantasy "The Mark of Shame" 5/1/47 CBS, The Haunting Hour "Homicide House" 6/30/45 NBC Syndication.

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 7, 2016

#1604, Western, Lux Radio Theater "The Great Man's Lady" 6/28/43 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

Apr 6, 2016

#1603, Crime, Dragnet "The Big Lift" 4/27/54 NBC / AFRS, The Whisperer 9/16/51 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 5, 2016

#1602, Drama, Let's Pretend "Beauty and the Beast" 6/5/54 CBS, Favorite Story "Gulliver's Travels" 9/17/46 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 4, 2016

#1601, Comedy, Screen Directors' Playhouse "The Perfect Marriage" 3/20/49 NBC, Linit Bath Club Revue with Fred Allen 1/22/33 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 1, 2016

#1600, Science Fiction, The Case of the Flying Saucer with Edward R. Murrow 4/7/50 CBS, X Minus One "Death Wish" 10/10/57 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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