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, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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JACK BENNY MONTH Part 1
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 1, 1997
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (3-9-47) Excerpt featuring Frank Nelson as a talent agent.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-23-49) Jack and Don Wilson are negotiating Don’s contract. First of three related programs.
DANNY KAYE SHOW (10-26-45) Jack Benny and his cast sub for Danny, who is absent from this broadcast. The gang goes to the movies to see Danny’s latest picture, “Wonder Man.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-3-49) Excerpt featuring Frank Nelson as an airport information clerk.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (3-25-46) Rehearsal recording. “Wonder Man” starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo. The ghost of murdered entertainer Buzzy Ballew persuades his twin brother, Edwin Dingle, to let him use his body to put the killer in jail.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-10-48) Excerpt featuring Frank Nelson as a baseball sportscaster.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (11-19-44) Remote broadcast from U.S. Naval Hospital in Corona, California. Jack and Don argue about who said, “Don’t give up the ship.” Larry Adler is guest.