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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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, April 3, 1971
Tuning in to the Saturday shows:
YOUR HIT PARADE (1-22-44) starring Frank Sinatra and Joan Edwards with the Hit Paraders. Naturally, Frank sings the Number One song of the week.
LIFE OF RILEY (1940s) Riley is angry because Junior tried to get better marks by raking his math teacher’s leaves. William Bendix as Riley.
NATIONAL BARN DANCE (10-21-43) The gang is in the hayloft for music and fun. Cast includes Burl Ives, Joe Kelly, Arkie the Arkansas Woodchopper, Lulu Belle and Scotty.
CURTAIN TIME (5-31-47) “Twice Blessed” starring Harry Elders and Nanette Sargent. A romantic drama about a wealthy woman whoi has become a patron of the arts by helping struggling artists. She takes a liking to a young composer who becomes a huge success.
PLUS – an excerpt from Truth or Consequences.