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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THE LEGEND OF EDDIE CANTOR
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, July 3, 1971
LEGEND OF EDDIE CANTOR (1960s) Narrated by George Jessell, this documentary is Part 1 of a commercial recording honoring the great comedian.
EDDIE CANTOR PROGRAM (1-30-47) It’s Eddie’s 55th birthday and he decides to set up his own radio network. All he needs is a half million dollars and he plans to get it from his guests: Jack Benny, Ralph Edwards and Peter Lind Hayes.
ASK EDDIE CANTOR (1960) Eddie reads letters from listeners, answers requests and gives advice.
EDDIE CANTOR SHOW (11-19-48) It’s Cantor’s 18th anniversary on radio. Guests are George Montgomery and Dinah Shore, who try to get out of going to Eddie’s anniversary party.
LEGEND OF EDDIE CANTOR (1960s) The documentary, narrated by George Jessell, continues.