Tuned To Yesterday

WRVO's broadcast of classic radio in podcast form.

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. The first TTY Dialer will debut on Sunday, October 23. Be sure to tune in on this page!

Tuned To Yesterday

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#550 - Comedy: Gulf Screen Guild Theater "Mr. Jinx Goes To Sea" 12/10/39 CBS, Bob Hope "Claudette Colbert" 4/1/52 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

Dec 5, 2016

#551 - Sitcom: Life Of Riley "Insurance Policy" 5/31/47 NBC, Magnificent Montague 2/16/51 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 #7

Dec 3, 2016

It's the seventh episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of December 5 - December 10, 2016.

In this episode: A signature radio siren silenced for the war, voices from the day after Pearl Harbor, the radio institution the "Grand Ole Opry", memories from radio's first full time announcer and a look at the shows coming up this week. 

Tuned To Yesterday

Dec 2, 2016

#552 - Broadway: 1937 Shakespeare Festival "Twelfth Night" 8/30/37 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

Dec 1, 2016

#553 - Romance: Hallmark Playhouse "The Barker" 5/26/49 CBS, Romance "Summer Song" 7/2/55 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

Nov 30, 2016

#554, Western, Have Gun, Will Travel "Statue Of San Sebastian" 5/10/59 CBS, Six Shooter "Stacy Gault" 11/10/53 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

Nov 29, 2016

#555, Crime, Man From Homicide "Franklin Kelso Case" 7/16/51 ABC, The Fourth Estate "The Tip Off" 6/27/46 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

Nov 28, 2016

#556 - True History: Cavalcade Of America "Wither Thou Goest" 10/31/50, CBS is There "The Listening Years" 11/6/47 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 #6

Nov 26, 2016

It's the sixth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 28 - December 3, 2016.

In this episode: An unearthly sounding voice machine used for ads and songs, the story of the NBC chimes, "I Love Lucy" on radio and a look at the shows coming up for the week.     

Tuned To Yesterday

Nov 25, 2016

#557, Adventure, Lux Radio Theater "Action in the North Atlantic" 5/15/44 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

Nov 24, 2016

#558, Mystery, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Punctilious Firebug Matter" 5/23/44 CBS, Sherlock Holmes "The Great Gandolfo" 10/22/45 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

Nov 23, 2016

#559, Drama, On Stage "Eddie" 3/19/53 CBS, Suspense "Celebration" 5/5/57 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 22, 2016

#560, Quiz, Take It Or Leave It 4/4/48 NBC, Information, Please 7/4/41 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 21, 2016

#561, Horror, Inner Sanctum "Devil's Fortune" 1/31/49 CBS / AFRS, Mysterious Traveler "The Locomotive Ghost" 7/6/47 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 #5

Nov 19, 2016

It's the fifth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of November 21 - 26, 2016.

In this episode: A turkey and cereal - one of them shot from a gun, the last radio western "Have Gun, Will Travel", funny and reflective voices from Thanksgivings' past on the air and a look at the shows coming up for the week.   

Tuned To Yesterday

Nov 18, 2016

#562, Comedy, Red Skelton 6/11/50 CBS, Martin And Lewis 4/10/49 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

Nov 17, 2016

#563, Sitcom, Lum and Abner "Advice Bureau" 11/14/48 CBS, Blondie "Baby Snooks Visits" 10/8/44 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

Nov 16, 2016

#564, Broadway, Theater Guild "Allegro" 11/26/51 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

Nov 15, 2016

#565, Romance, Lux Radio Theater "Lady In The Dark" 1/29/45 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 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.

 

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