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 AL JOLSON
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Sunday, October 4, 1970
LEGEND OF AL JOLSON – Commercial recording featuring broadcaster/columnist Walter Winchell narrating the story of the life of Al Jolson, the “world’s greatest entertainer.”
KRAFT MUSIC HALL COMPOSITE – Music and dialog of Al Jolson and Oscar Levant from Jolson’s NBC series in 1946-47 and 1947-48.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (6-2-47) “The Jazz Singer” starring Al Jolson with Gail Patrick, Ludwig Donath and Tamara Shayne in the radio version of the first talking picture, which originally starred Jolson in 1927.