Those Were the Days
Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.
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WDCB is very pleased to present "Those Were the Days," a program that has played a prominent role in Chicago's radio history for more than 35 years. Drawing from a vast library of material each Saturday, Steve Darnall presents old-time radio classics & music.
You'll find the complete schedule for every Those Were the Days program—along with great articles about the Golden Age of Entertainment—in ever issue of Nostalgia Digest magazine!
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America Dances, Harry James and His Orchestra, Harry James and His Music Makers, One Night Stand #560, Our Special Guest Karl PearsonJun 4th, 2016: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Joan Davis Show, Inner Sanctum, Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, Cisco Kid, Philco Radio Time
Jun 11th, 2016: Spotlight on Olivia DeHaviland
Suspense, Bob Hope Show, Lux Radio Theatre, Everything for the Boys, Our Special Guest Bob KolososkiJun 18th, 2016: Father Knows Best, Bill Stern Sports Newsreel, The Third Man, Easy Aces, Kraft Music Hall, Sealtest Village Store, Dragnet
Jun 25th, 2016: Radio's Lucky Number
One Out of Seven, Screen Guild Players, Crime Classics, Here's to Veterans, Wild Bill Hickok, Eddie Cantor Show, The WhistlerJul 2nd, 2016: Sweet and Hot: More Big Bands from 1928-1934
Sunny Meadows Program, Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Lucky Strike Hour, Gus Arnheim and His Orchestra, Jimmie Grier and His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra, Eddie South and His International Orchestra, American Review, Beal-Taylor Orchestra, Griff Williams-Jimmy Walsh and Their Orchestra, Our Special Guest Karl PearsonJul 9th, 2016: Christmas in July...and We Return to Magic Island!
This is Your FBI, Magic Island, Lux Radio Theatre, Couple Next DoorJul 16th, 2016: Duffy's Tavern, Magic Island, Speaking of Radio, Fred Allen Show, Lum and Abner
Jul 23rd, 2016: Jimmy Durante Show, Magic Island, Screen Guild Players, Life with Luigi, Suspense
Jul 30th, 2016: Radio in 1936 - and More Magic!
Burns and Allen Show, Magic Island, Calling All Cars, Death Valley Days, Tim and Irene ShowAug 6th, 2016: Four-Star Playhouse, Magic Island, Johnny Mercer's Music Shop, Kraft Music Hall, Command Performance #152, Boston Blackie
Aug 13th, 2016: Radio's M Squad
Magic Island, My Friend Irma, Mercury Theatre of the Air, Melody HourAug 20th, 2016: Favorite Story, Magic Island, Great Gildersleeve, Luke Slaughter of Tombstone, Information Please
Aug 27th, 2016: Teenagers on the Air
Aldrich Family, Magic Island, Meet Corliss Archer, Hardy Family, A Date with JudySep 3rd, 2016: Spotlight on the Spotlight Bands
Spotlight Bands, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #163, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #327, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #367, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #424, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #593, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #670, Spotlight Bands #894, Our Special Guest Karl PearsonSep 10th, 2016: Railroad Hour, Broadway is My Beat, Speaking of Radio, Our Miss Brooks, Columbia Workshop
Sep 17th, 2016: Remembering Edward G. Robinson
Big Town, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Kraft Music Hall, This is Hollywood, Bob Hope Show, SuspenseSep 24th, 2016: Radio is in the Cards
Mystery in the Air, Fibber McGee & Molly, Escape, Jack Benny Program, Frontier Gentleman, Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
Previous Programsdisplays the previous month of programming
Comic Weekly Man, Adventures of Superman, Little Orphan Annie, Blondie, Dick Tracy, Terry and the Pirates, Archie Andrews, Buck Rodgers in the 25th CenturyMay 14th, 2016: The Couple Next Door, Lights Out, Henry Morgan Show, Speaking of Radio, Edward R. Murrow and the News, Great Gildersleeve, Philco Vance
May 7th, 2016: Life of Riley, Hopalong Cassidy, Speaking of Radio, Are You Safe in the Suburbs?, Railroad Hour, Mysterious Traveler
Apr 30th, 2016: Our 46th Anniversary Show - 'Thanks for Listening'
GI Jive #877, Speaking of Radio, Jack Bundy Show, X Minus One