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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GREAT RADIO TEAMS
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Saturday, July 18, 1970
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (1940s) Jim and Marian Jordon with some fun with house work at 79 Wistful Vista.
LUM AND ABNER (2-13-49) Chester Lauck and Norris Goff star. Lum tries to make his own Valentine for Rowena.
MR. AND MRS. NORTH (1-3-50) “The Filed Skate” starring Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin as Pam and Jerry North.
AMOS ‘N’ ANDY (11-16-52) Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll in their 10,000th broadcast as radio’s all-time favorites. A nostalgic program telling how Amos ‘n’ Andy met and started the Fresh Air Taxi Company.
PLUS – clips featuring George Burns and Gracie Allen; Easy Aces; and a short interview with actor PAUL BARNES, who was the last actor to portray Captain Midnight on the air. Recorded 6-17—70 at Sages East restaurant in Chicago.