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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SUMMER FESTIVAL OF RADIO—Part 1
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, August 7th, 1976
JOAN DAVIS SHOW (1-21-46) with Andy Russell, Verna Felton, Shirley Mitchell, Harry Von Zell.
CASEY, CRIME PHOTOGRAPHER (3-7-47) “The Mysterious Lodger” stars Staats Cotsworth as Casey, John Gibson as Ethelbert and Lesley Woods as Ann.
JACK BENNY’S 10th ANNIVERSARY SHOW (May, 1943). A special broadcast tribute to Jack featuring Eddie Cantor, Ed Sullivan, the Quiz Kids, Claudette Colbert, Herbert Marshall, Don Wilson.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (5-27-46) “Music For Millions” starring Margaret O’Brien, Jose Iturbi, Jimmy Durante, Frances Gifford. Based on the 1944 film. (50 min)
TOMMY DORSEY SHOW (8-18-42) with Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Ziggy Elman, Buddy Rich, Pied Pipers.
BULLDOG DRUMMOND (1940s) “A Ride in the Moonlight”.