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, February 20, 1971
Tuning in to the Sunday shows:
FRED ALLEN PROGRAM (12-30-45) Fred and the regulars with guest Gregory Ratoff. The Allen’s Alley question is “How do you feel about Mayor LaGuardia’s return to private life? Fred tells of his Russian dinner with Gregory and the two of them wonder how American radio programs would sound in Russia.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-6-44) Guest Frank Sinatra joins Jack, Mary, Phil, Rochester and Don. Dennis Day is in the Navy, so Sinatra auditions for Jack’s show.
FITCH BANDWAGON (10-21-45) Comedienne-singer Cass Daly stars with Glen Gray and his Casa Loma Orchestra. Cass is a clerk in a music shop.
CHARLIE McCARTHY SHOW (12-26-48) Edgar Bergen’s final program for Chase and Sanborn features highlights of his 11 years with the sponsor, Mortimer Snerd, the Bickersons, and Ray Noble and the orchestra.
ALSO – clips from Manhattan Merry-Go-Round and the Quiz Kids.