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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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 25, 1997
MYSTERIOUS TRAVELER (7-27-47) “The Man the Insects Hated” lives in a mansion near the swamps by the Bayou. He is obsessed with inventing a formula for a “perfect insect killer.”
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (10-22-47) The great Schnozzola with guest Victor Moore are pirates in search for the Lady from Twenty-Nine Palms (Veola Vonn).
TENNESSEE JED (5-26-47) Isolated episode of the kids’ adventure show. Jed is a southern marksman who, after the Civil War, becomes an agent of the White House, working for President Grant.
LARRY CLINTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA (1938) Remote broadcast from the Streets of Paris section of the International Casino in New York City. Vocals by Bea Wain.
SUSPENSE (1-2-47) “Tree of Life” starring Mark Stevens as a man who plans to do away with his bossy wife after they move into a new home.
PLEASE STAND BY – A History of Radio (1986) Lesson 21: Winning Ways takes a look at several types of audience participation shows including “fun time” programs, giveaway shows with the participation of studio audiences, and giveaways involving audiences at home.