We invite you to listen to a complete 4-hour program from the 39-year run of Those Were The Days (1970—2009) hosted by Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden. The encore programs that run on this page are exactly as first broadcast over the air. They contain vintage radio shows, special guests and commercials and messages as originally presented on WLTD, Evanston (May 2, 1970 thru July 31, 1975); on WNIB, Chicago (September 6, 1975 thru February 10, 2001) and on WDCB, DuPage County (February 3, 2001 thru June 27, 2009). Encores are selected by us and are available on demand 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections are added every week on Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.
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SALUTE TO RADIO MONTH – PART 1
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Saturday, May 2, 1970
TAYSTEE BREADWINNERS (1934) Billy Jones and Ernie Hare on the air for Taystee Bread (also known as The Happiness Boys when they were sponsored by Happiness Candy; The Interwoven Pair when they were sponsored by Interwoven Stockings; The Best Foods Boys when sponsored by Best Foods).
MA PERKINS (1940s) An isolated episode of the long-running daytime serial. Virginia Payne stars as “America’s Mother of the Air.”
PEPSODENT SHOW (11-18-47) While Bob Hope is on his way to England to attend the wedding of Princess Elizabeth, NBC presents an all-star comedy program featuring radio’s biggest names: Eddie Cantor, Red Skelton, Fibber McGee and Molly and Amos ‘n’ Andy.
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF THE THIN MAN (1940s) Les Tremayne and Claudia Morgan star as Nick and Nora Charles in “The Passionate Palooka.”
PLUS – clips of Frank Sinatra on the Major Bowes Amateur Hour; Sam and Henry; National Barn Dance; and radio theme songs. Rebroadcast: 5/2/2015 – 5/8/2015.