Monthly Archives: March 2013

Old Time Radio Book Review: Network Radio Ratings, 1932-1953 by Jim Ramsburg

OTR enthusiast Jim Ramsburg’s new old time radio book, Network Radio Ratings, 1932-1953, is an interesting story, with a somewhat boring and technical sounding title. Ramsburg promises a history of Network Radio “as it’s never been told before”. A recurring … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Everything broadcast from 1928 “Now that Radio is Becoming a Big Thing”

Running almost an hour, enjoy ‘A LITTLE BIT of EVERYTHING‘ which aired WAAM on 9/11/1928 and is a demonstration of how a show is put together ‘now that radio is becoming a big thing’. It’s coming ‘directly from the Edison … Continue reading

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Red Skelton’s Avalon Time Old Time Radio Show

Avalon Time was not Red Skelton’s first crack at radio. Rudy Vallee saw Red’s Doughnut Dunkers routine, and invited Red to appear on the Royal Gelatin Hour. The Doughnut Dunkers was one of Red’s more successful vaudeville routines. In the … Continue reading

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