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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MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Saturday, June 20, 1970
ARTIE SHAW AND HIS ORCHESTRA (1-18-30) Remote broadcast from the Blue Room of the Hotel Lincoln in New York. The King of the Clarinet presents “Rose Room,” “Rosalie,” This Can’t be Love,” “Lover Come Back to Me” and more.
OUR SPECIAL GUESTS are JOHN GANNON and SARAJANE WELLS, who appeared on the Jack Armstrong radio series as Billy and Betty Fairfield. Recorded 6-17-70 at Sages East Restaurant in Chicago.
JACK ARMSTRONG, THE ALL-AMERICAN BOY (4-30-42) Isolated episode in the “Land of the Sky” sequence.
YOUR HIT PARADE (9-11-48) Frank Sinatra introduces the top songs of the week, with Eileen Wilson and Ken Lane and the Hit Paraders and Lynn Murray and the orchestra.
BENNY GOODMAN’S SWING SCHOOL (8-17-37) “the Tuesday night round-up of everybody who wants to get a lift with the new, pulsating music of youth – swing!” Music provided by Benny, Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa: “Caravan,” So Rare,” “Let’s Have Another Cigarette,” “Liza” and more.