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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HELLO, SPORTS FANS!
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, July 17, 1971
BILL STERN’S SPORTS NEWSREEL (11-25-49) Broadcasting from Chicago on the eve of a big football game, the famed sportscaster’s guests are the Four Horsemen of Notre Dame.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1950s) Jack and Rochester are getting ready for the annual spring picnic. At the beach, Jack teams up with the Beverly Hills Beavers to play Don Wilson and the gang in a baseball game.
HALLMARK PLAYHOUSE (10-7-48) “Elmer the Great” starring Bob Hope in Ring Lardner’s classic baseball story.
FRED ALLEN SHOW (11-25-45) Guest Leo Duroucher joins Fred in a musical spoof called “The Brooklyn Pinafore.”
PLUS – “The Sports Answer Man” and Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First?” routine