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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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Sunday, October 17, 1971
CHANDU THE MAGICIAN (1940s) Isolated episode of the series. Chandu arrives from the airport by telepathy.
MARY LEE TAYLOR (1940s) “Transcribed demonstrations of better food made at lower cost.” She offers a recipe for spaghetti and meat sauce.
COKE CLUB (7-24-46) Featuring the “romantic voice” of Morton Downey, the Coke Club Quartet and Jimmy Lytell and the orchestra. Morton sings “When You Wore a Tulip.”
OUR SPECIAL GUEST is author BOB THOMAS who was in town to promote his newest book “Winchell.” Conversation recorded on September 30, 1971.
WALTER WINCHELL’S JURGENS JOURNAL (5-18-41) Typical Winchell-style news and gossip.
EASY ACES (1940s) Goodman Ace and his wife Jane star in this quarter-hour of comedy. In this isolated episode, Jane and her friend try to sell paintings.
SMILIN’ JACK (12-18-39) The pilot episode for the after-school show adapted from the long-running comic strip. Jack has a special code sentence which will help him apprehend “The Voice.”