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, 9a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 15, 1992
SUSPENSE (1-21-51) “Aria for Murder” starring Ezio Pinza in a tale of jealousy and hate on the stage of a deserted opera house.
MAIL CALL #68 (1943) Lucille Ball is hostess for a WW II program featuring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy with Edgar Kennedy, Patsy Moran and Kay Thompson. “Stan’s Wedding” sketch provides a rare Laurel and Hardy radio appearance.
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is BILL OATES, the Grand Sheik of the Flying Elephants” tent of the “Sons of the Desert,” the world-wide Laurel and Hardy fan club.
BEN BERNIE WAR WORKERS’ PROGRAM, (8-21-42) The Old Maestro presents a program for civilian WW II workers in defense plants and other vital industries. Features singer Jack Fulton and comic Yogi Yorgesson.
SUSPENSE (5-10-51) “Death on My Hands” starring Phil Harris and Alice Faye.
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (11-6-50) Book 80, Chapter 6. “You can lead a horse to water, but…”
ONE MAN’S FAMILY (11-7-50) Book 80, Chapter 7. “Oh, my aching back.”