Monthly Archives: May 2011

Old Time Radio Western Rarities

Old Time Radio Programs usually become Rarities because at the time they were produced no one in the Production Staff thought that we would be enjoying their show today on old time radio mp3s. Often it is the case that … Continue reading

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Western Radio Sampler: A Hollywood Staple of Pulp Fiction

You say that you don’t like Westerns? Have you ever seen a Western on the Radio? Westerns usually take place on the American Frontier during the period between the end of the Civil War and the Massacre at Wounded Knee. … Continue reading

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Western Spoofs

Why did the Chicken cross the Road? Because the Family across the Street is listening to Old Time Western Radio Programs? Judging by the Laughter, it is more likely that they are listening to one of the many Western Spoofs … Continue reading

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Old Time Radio Western Music Sampler

“What kind of music do you usually have here?” “Oh, we’ve got both kinds. We’ve got Country and Western!” “Both Kinds” Maybe it was a better joke in the Blues Brothers than it is here, but it brings us to … Continue reading

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70 Years ago today, The Great Gildersleeve Audition Episode was recorded…

The Great Gildersleeve old time radio show was centered on Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. Gildersleeve (the Great Man himself) came from the Wistful Vista of Fibber McGee and Molly. The Great Gildersleeve receives a lot of notice for being the first successful “Spin-off” … Continue reading

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“Have Gun, Will Travel” and “Gunsmoke”

Two very high quality Westerns from the Golden Age of Radio are Gunsmoke and Have Gun, Will Travel. Comparison of the programs should prove educational and entertaining. And they are both very entertaining, but adult oriented programs. And both were, … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day, Even to Mother in Law

“Never depend on the glory of the Morning or the Smiles of your Mother In Law.” -Japanese proverb In the world of Old Time Radio,  Amos ‘n’ Andy Kingfish’s Mother in law comes to stay with him when Sapphire goes … Continue reading

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