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). These TWTD Encores are selected by us and each will be available on demand, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections will be changed every week on Wednesday, 9am Central Time. If you're a subscriber to this website, we'll keep you posted. (See our Home Page to subscribe, free.) Thanks for listening.
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PORTRAIT OF JEROME KERN
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 15, 1998
RAILROAD HOUR (10-9-50) “Roberta” starring Gordon MacRae, Ginny Sims and Edna Best in Jerome Kern’s 1933 musical about a Parisian fashion designer.
SONGMAKERS (6-10-46) “Jerome Kern” is the subject as Everette Clarke tells the story of the songwriter in words and music.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (5-28-51) “Show Boat” starring Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Marge and Gower Champion and William Warfield in the Jerome Kern musical about life on the Mississippi.
PAUSE THAT REFRESHES ON THE AIR (8-16-42) Andre Kostelanetz and the orchestra presents a “Portrait of Mark Twain” by Jerome Kern. Introduced by the composer himself.
SONGS BY SINATRA (1-15-47) Frank Sinatra with guests Jane Powell and the Pied Pipers offer a “Tribute to Jerome Kern.”
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is music historian BILL SHELDON who will talk about Jerome Kern and his contribution to popular music.