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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JOLSON SINGS AGAIN
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, April 10, 1971
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (12-18-47) Al Jolson stars with Oscar Levant and guest Jimmy Durante.
AMOS ‘N’ ANDY (12-17-46) Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll as radio’s all-time favorites welcome guest Al Jolson, the “world’s greatest entertainer.” The Kingfish and Andy open a cigar store.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (2-16-48) “The Jolson Story” starring Al Jolson, Evelyn Keyes, William Demarest and Ludwig Donath in the radio version of the 1946 screen biography of Jolson, with Joilie as himself in the role played on the screen by Larry Parks.
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (1-8-48) Al Jolson stars with Oscar Levant and guest William Powell.