Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Archive for September 2012

You Are There – Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln, 1865AD. 470707 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:05 — 6.7MB)After the recent surrender, and end of the Civil War, the night is festive as president Lincoln prepares for a night on the town. CBS reporters interview key players as they await the arrival of the president. The affair has all the gala found in […]

Great Gildersleeves – Marshall Bullards Party. 450617 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 13.7MB)The troubles of the daily routine are broken up when something strange is brewing at the Bullard home. Trying not to appear as being snoopy, Gildy discovers that the preparations are for a big social affair. Though the adults are baffled, Marjorie knows all about […]

Phil Harris – Coconut Grove – the Cop On The Corner. 1932 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:13 — 6.5MB)Roll the clok way back for an early gvlimpse at a young Phil Harris, before he joined up with Jack Benny. Playlist: Leah Raye sings, The Cop on the Corner. Phil sings, Underneath the Harlem Moon. The band plays, and Mr Smith sings, Nuts and […]

Jack Benny – Jack Benny Grocery. 341014 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:46 — 9.0MB)Audio is poor, but is worth giving a listen. It’s the first show for Jello, and Jack’s first use of his well known opening, “Jello everybody”. Don and Jack get in several jokes with the new sponsor as the theme. Mary gets in an age […]

Show # 531: The Lost Shows


Not heard since originally produced. These shows were taken down in 2008 when they were produced. Two shows combined inclus=ding interviews with The Chanteles Arlene Smith and The Elegants Vito Picone, 2 1/2 hours of Doo Wop classics and live performan…

21st Precinct – The Cure. ep33, 540224 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:22 — 12.1MB)Working the night shift, Captain Canelli faces a quiet night. A patrol car is sent out to check on a crime in progress. The young woman claims to be single, but the drunken man the cops pick up claims he lives there. Of course, the […]

Cisco Kid – The Blacksmith. 531112 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:26 — 12.6MB)The village blacksmith isn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer, and and is being used by a gang of thugs. As Cisco and Pancho enter the picture, we learn that they have been befriended by the blacksmith in the past. Sure proof that he’s a […]

Buster Brown Gang – Enchanted South Winds. 520920 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:24 — 26.9MB)Don’t miss another installment of Kula and his magical genie. Smiling Ed gets to story rolling, and we find Kula having to face down a wicked witch. The witch has sent a magic spell to cause the four winds to blow, and wreak havvock on […]

Dragnet – The Big Bible. 540928 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:11 — 6.0MB)Joe Friday and Frank Smith are working the nightwatch in the Homacide Department. They respond to a suicide call. After entering the locked room where the body is located, Friday interviews the man’s wife to get information, and details about the dead man. Then the […]

Gunsmoke – Helping Hand. 540927 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:44 — 6.8MB)Helping Hand. In Dodge City, Matt Dillon is the first man they look for, and the last man they want to meet. Out riding the range, Matt and Chester come across a lynching that he breaks up. Matt holds the boy who was the star […]