Monthly Archives: April 2011

All Aboard Gordon MacRae’s Railroad Hour

ALL ABOARD! Enjoy Gordon MacRae and his guest stars as they perform some of the greatest musical selections from famous plays and operettas. The Railroad Hour was on the radio from 1948 until 1954, first on the American Broadcasting System (ABC) … Continue reading

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Tax Time from the Golden Age of Radio

It’s tax time again. And it doesn’t get any better. Sometimes you wonder if that other inevitability might not be easier to deal with. But it isn’t all doom and gloom. Just turn on the Radio and see how some … Continue reading

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Aimee McPherson: First Woman to Preach a Sermon on the Radio

The first woman to preach a sermon on radio, Aimee McPherson was also the first woman to receive a broadcast license from the FCC. Her radio station, KSFG, broadcast religious programs and sermons from Angelus Temple. The reason she bought … Continue reading

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Spies and Eyes

The hardboiled detective of Radio Noir is often out on his own, with nothing but his wits, his loyalty to his client, and confidence in his own abilities to bring him to safety. The criminals he pursues will have no … Continue reading

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