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 #434

May 22, 2017

#434, Western, Have Gun Will Travel “My Son Must Die” 7/31/60 CBS, Gunsmoke “Chester’s Murder” 1/15/55 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 #30

May 20, 2017

It's the thirtieth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 22 - 27, 2017.

In this episode: For the week of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birthday, the story of Sherlock Holmes on the air during radio's golden age, along with a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned to Yesterday #435

May 19, 2017

#435, Crime, Counterspy “The Case of the Statue of Death” 8/16/49 CBS / AFRS, Dragnet “Fake Talent Scouts” 12/7/50 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 #436

May 18, 2017

#436, True History, Cavalcade of America “Adventure of Kentucky” 3/11/52 NBC, Mr. President “John Tyler” 9/4/47 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 #437

May 17, 2017

#437, Adventure, Adventures of Frank Race “Adventure of the Six Week Cure” 11/6/49 Syndicated, Man Called X “Venezuelan Waterway Sabotage” 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.

#438, Mystery, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar "The Man Who Wrote Himself To Death" 3/21/50 CBS, Adventures Of Michael Shayne "Case Of The Model Murder" 1948 Syndicated.

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

#439, Drama, Damon Runyon Theater "Bloodhounds Of Broadway" 2/20/51 Syndicated, Dr. Christian "The Other One" 2/21/51 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 #29

May 13, 2017

It's the twenty-ninth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 15 - May 20, 2017. 

In this episode: A "Strange Adventure" helps sell airtime, J. Edgar Hoover's disapproval leads to a new crime series, a profile of radio's "Information, Please" quiz program and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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Tuned To Yesterday

May 12, 2017

#440, Quiz, Twenty Questions (later 1940's) MBS, Take It Or Leave It with Gary Moore 7/24/48 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 11, 2017

#441, Horror, Hermit's Cave "Reflected Image" 1944 Syndicated, Suspense "On A Country Road" 11/16/50 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 10, 2017

#442 - Comedy: Fibber McGee And Molly "McGee Builds A Dog House" 1/2/50 NBC, Quacker Party 10/1/38 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

May 9, 2017

#443, Sitcom, The Bickersons “The Mink Coat” 6/10/51 CBS, Life of Riley “Football Tickets” 12/3/48 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 8, 2017

#444, Broadway, Theater Guild “Street Scene” 12/11/49 ABC.

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

TTY Dialer Podcast #28

May 6, 2017

It's the twenty-eighth episode of the Tuned to Yesterday Dialer podcast for the week of May 8 - 13, 2017.

In this episode: Butter goes soft for poetry, kids make the call on radio's "Juvenile Jury", a tour of boxer Joe Louis on the air and a look at the shows coming up for the week. 

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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.

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