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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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“Thanks for Listening”

We observe the occasion by replaying one of our “spin-offs” – a complete three-hour “Hall Closet” morning “drive-time” broadcast from 1973 on WLTD, Evanston.

 CHUCK SCHADEN’S HALL CLOSET (10-1-73) Schaden brings vintage radio to mornings with a program of old time radio shows, personality recordings, comedy records, trivia, time and temperature reports, and local and national news from the Mutual Broadcasting System.  Plus these vintage broadcasts:

GI JOURNAL #83 (2-23-45) Burns and Allen star with Robert Young, Ginny Simms, Mel Blanc.

EDDIE CANTOR WITH A HALF HOUR OF SHOW BUSINESS (1950s) The show biz legend plays vintage records and tells stories about Sophie Tucker, Ted Lewis, Fanny Brice, Al Jolson, Will Rogers and Clayton, Jackson and Durante.

PEPPER YOUNG’S FAMILY (1950s) Isolated episode of the long-running daytime drama.

BIG SISTER (1950s) Isolated episode of the long-running daytime drama.

Updated:  4/26/17            5:15 am C.S.T