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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APRIL FOOL’S DAY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, April 1, 1995
TODAY we present an afternoon of April Foolishness with four hours of fun and surprises drawing on sounds from the world of old time radio and recordings.
Ken Alexander is our co-host as we tune in to entertainment provided by Henry Morgan, Bob and Ray, Hector Q. Peabody, Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Allan Sherman, Wally Cox, Andy Griffith, Jack Kirkwood, Stan Freberg, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, the Bickersons, the Mighty Metro Art Players and others, plus a complete broadcast of…
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (4-3-45) Fibber enters a limerick contest.
Don’t miss it if you can!