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Those Were the Days Encore

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 Wednesday, 6 a.m. Central Time.

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Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 16, 1997

LUM AND ABNER (11-7-48) Chester Lauck and Norris Goff star as the boys of Pine Ridge, Arkansas. Lum brags about his experience as a cowhand and winds up  entering a rodeo bulldogging contest.

NATIONAL BARN DANCE (9-22-46) Fun from the old hayloft featuring Lulu Belle and Scotty, Arkie the Arkansas Woodchopper, the Hoosier Hot Shots, Pat Buttram and guest Phil Regan.

BOB BURNS SHOW (5-30-46) Burns, known as the Arkansas Traveler who invented the musical instrument known as the bazooka, has a dinner party at his ranch to celebrate the birthday of singer Shirley Ross’ pet duck.

HERB SHRINER SHOW (1950) The harmonica-playing Hoosier humorist comments on his home state.

GRAND OLE OPRY (10-13-51) Red Foley stars with Minnie Pearl, Carl Smith, Rod Brassfield, Claude Sharp and the Old Hickory Singers, Stringbean.

JUDY CANOVA SHOW (10-19-43) Judy wants to rent a room in her house.

Updated:  8/16/17            5:24 am C.S.T

– 8/23/1997