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, 9a.m. Central Time.
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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 30, 1993
AN AMERICAN IN ENGLAND (12-8-42) “Home is Where You Hang Your Hat” by Norman Corwin, the story of soldiers in England during WW II.
NOTE: To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of JIMMY DURANTE, born on February 10, 1893, we present a special salute to the beloved entertainer:
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (11-5-47) Guest is Bing Crosby.
JIMMY DURANTE INTERVIEW (11-8-61) Barry Farber talks with the great Durante at Mama Leone’s Restaurant in New York City.
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (3-31-48) Guests are Victor Moore and comedienne Rose Marie.
AMERICA SALUTES THE PRESIDENT (1-30-43 “A nation at war pays tribute to its Commander-in-Chief on the 61st birthday of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. An all-star cast in this WW II broadcast: Frank Sinatra, Gene Autry, Fibber McGee and Molly, Artie Shaw, Bing Crosby, Dick Powell, Sammy Kaye, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt.